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Method of Calculation

The World Sailing Rankings for Olympic Classes are administered by World Sailing. Every year in November the World Sailing Rankings Sub-Committee meet to review the method of calculation of the Rankings and to grade events to be included in the Rankings.

Each competitor counts their best 6 results over the previous 12 Months. They may however include the two previous annual World Championship results. The time period is calculated on a rolling basis from the date that rankings were published.

Of those six results, a competitor may count a maximum of 3 results from the World Cup.

Regattas meeting the criteria are awarded a grade by the Sail Rankings Sub-committee. The grades are either a 200-point event, 100-point event or a 50-point event. The World Cup rounds, Sailing World Championships and Olympic Class World Championships are typically 200-point events. Olympic Class World Championships (not compliant with 200-point criteria), continental championships (not held as part of a 200-point event) and other major international events using Olympic equipment are 100-point events.

Complete information about the Criteria for Ranked Events is defined in Regulation 27.1.

100% of competitors at a regatta receive ranking points with first place receiving 200, 100 or 50 points depending on the grade. The competitor with the highest total from six events is listed first in the rankings and so on.

The Sailing World Rankings are issued approximately nine times a year.

Any errors within the Ranking must be reported to rankings@sailing.org within 48 hours of release. It is the sailors' responsibilty to check their own ranking.

Ranking Points are calculated using the following method

Ranking Points = E(N-P+1)/N

Where

E = Event Rank
N = Number of Entries
P = Position in regatta

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  • 200
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  • 50
  • World
  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Upcoming 200-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
5 Mar 2021470 World ChampionshipsVilamouraPOR
4 May 2021Finn Gold Cup PortoPOR
23 May 2021RS:X Windsurfing World ChampionshipsQinhuangdaoCHN
9 Sep 2021ILCA Laser Standard Men's World ChampionshipBarcelonaESP
10 Oct 2021ILCA Laser Radial Women's World ChampionshipHouston Yacht ClubUSA
16 Nov 202149er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsAl-Mussanah Sports CityOMA

Upcoming 100-Point Events

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
6 Mar 2021International Genoa Winter ContestGenovaITA
13 Mar 2021International Genoa Winter ContestGenovaITA
16 Mar 20213rd Portugal Grand Prix - Round 2 (new dates2)Vilamoura SailingPOR
19 Mar 2021Lanzarote International RegattaMarina RubiconESP
22 Mar 2021Lanzarote Winter Series Act 2Real Club Náutico de ArrecifeESP
31 Mar 2021Laser Youth Easter meetingMalcesineITA
9 Apr 2021Laser Europa Cup - Slovenia (new dates)KoperSLO
15 Apr 2021Laser Europa Cup - ItalyTorboleITA
30 Apr 2021Laser Europa Cup - Switzerland LuganoSUI
21 May 2021Finn Master World ChampionshipMedemblikNED

Next 10 World Events

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

DateNameVenueNation
17 Jun 2021Swinoujscie Match Race 2021 - Polish Match TourSwinoujscie - Pomorska BayPOL
30 Jun 2021Midsummer Match CupSkarhamSWE
7 Sep 202123rd Match Race Germany 2021LangenargenGER
14 Sep 2021Congressional Cup 2021Long BeachUSA

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

DateNameVenueNation
3 Apr 2021Hong Kong National Match Racing ChampionshipHong KongHKG
10 Apr 2021Student Match Racing Championships (BUCS)WeymouthGBR
17 Apr 2021David Storrs Memorial Qualifier for the USMRCOyster Bay, NYUSA
13 May 2021Corfu Match 2021 - EMRT Stop IV CorfuGRE
15 May 2021Bayview Spring Invitational Detroit, MichiganUSA
5 Jun 2021USMRC Qualifier – Rochester YCRochesterUSA
12 Jun 2021Oakcliff June Grade 3Oyster Bay, NYUSA
25 Jun 2021Rose Cup (USMRYC Youth Championship)RochesterUSA
14 Aug 2021Oakcliff August Grade 3Oyster Bay, NYUSA
1 Oct 2021US Match Race ChampionshipLong BeachUSA

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
4 Jul 20202e Trofeo Match Race del Sebino - Memorial Besenzoni *** NO RESULTSSulzanoITA
9 Apr 2020(16-17 May 2020) Academy Cup 2020 - Polish Match TourRybnik LakePOL
9 Apr 2020(18-18 Apr 2020) GKSS Icebreaker Cup 2020 / 1Langedrag, GothenburgSWE
9 Apr 2020(22-22 Aug 2020) Oakcliff August Grade 5New YorkUSA
9 Apr 2020(21-21 Jun 2020) Oakcliff June Grade 5Oyster Bay, NYUSA
9 Apr 2020(18-18 Oct 2020) Oakcliff October Grade 5Oyster Bay, NYUSA
9 Apr 2020(13-13 Sep 2020) Oakcliff September Grade 5Oyster Bay, NYUSA
9 Apr 2020(19-19 Apr 2020) GKSS Icebreaker Cup 2020 / 2Langedrag, GothenburgSWE
9 Apr 2020(9-9 Nov 2020) SKP - November 2020Royal Sydney Yacht SquadronAUS
9 Apr 2020(19-19 Sep 2020) SKP - October 2020Royal Sydney Yacht SquadronAUS
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