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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 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


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

Fleet Race Rankings
Fleet Race Rankings
Match Race Rankings
Match Race Rankings
Upcoming Events
  • 200
  • 100
  • 50
  • World
  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Upcoming 200-Point Events

3 Nov 2021ILCA 7 Men's World ChampionshipBarcelonaESP
16 Nov 202149er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsAl-Mussanah Sports CityOMA
29 Nov 2021ILCA 6 Women's World ChampionshipAl-Musannah Sports City OMA
21 May 2022ILCA 7 Men's World ChampionshipNuevo VallartaMEX
31 Aug 202249er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsNova ScotiaCAN
31 Aug 2022Formula Kite Individual World Championships (Dates TBC)WeifangCHN
22 Sep 2022ILCA 6 Women's World ChampionshipQingdaoCHN
22 Oct 2022470 World ChampionshipsSdot YamISR

Upcoming 100-Point Events

25 Oct 2021iQFOil European ChampionshipMarseillesFRA
11 Nov 2021ILCA 6 & 7 Masters World Championships BarcelonaESP
29 Nov 2021 Junior Pan American GamesLake CalimaCOL
7 Dec 2021iQFOil South American ChampionshipRapel LakeCHI
13 Jan 2022Sail Melbourne Royal Brighton Yacht Club, MelbourneAUS
1 Apr 2022Trofeo S.A.R Princesa Sofia PALMA DE MALLORCAESP
23 Apr 2022Semaine Olympique Francaise de VoileHyéresFRA
30 May 2022ILCA 7 Masters World ChampionshipNuevo VallartaMEX
1 Jun 2022Allianz RegattaMedemblikNED
18 Jun 2022Kieler Woche Kiel-SchilkseeGER

Upcoming 50-Point Events

29 Oct 2021Grand Prix de l'ArmisticeCercle de la Voile de BordeauxFRA
4 Nov 2021Athens International Sailing WeekAthensGRE
18 Nov 2021470 Japan National ChampionshipEnoshima Yacht HarbourJPN
29 Nov 2021iQFOil International GamesShantou IslandCHN
4 Dec 2021Semana Olímpica CanariaRCNG CanariaESP
5 Dec 2021Imperia Winter RegattaImperiaITA
13 Dec 2021Portugal Grand Prix - Round 1Vilamoura SailingPOR
18 Dec 2021Christmas Race Palamós PalamósESP
28 Dec 2021Laser Europa Cup - CroatiaHvarCRO
19 Feb 2022Portugal Grand Prix - Round 2Vilamoura SailingPOR

Next 10 World Events

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

14 Sep 2021Congressional Cup 2021Long BeachUSA
7 Sep 202123rd Match Race Germany 2021 *** CANCELLED DUE TO COVIDLangenargenGER
1 Sep 2021Baltic Match RaceTallin, Haven Kakumae marinaEST
30 Jun 2021Midsummer Match CupSkarhamSWE
7 Oct 2020Grade 1 Women - Normandie Match Cup 2020 - Le Havre (First 7.5) *** CANCELLED DUE TO COVIDLe HavreFRA
18 Jun 2020Swinoujscie Match Race - Polish Match Tour *** CANCELLEDSwinoujscie - Pomorska BayPOL
25 May 202023rd Match Race Germany 2020 *** CANCELLEDLangenargenGER

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

26 Jun 2021Chicago Spring InvitationalChicago Yacht ClubUSA
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
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