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Match Race Rankings Holiday

A skipper may apply to World Sailing to have their ranking position put 'on hold', stating the reasons for the application. The application is considered by the Grading and Ranking Working Party.

If approved, the skipper will be credited with a ranking position equivalent to their position at the time of application rounded down to the nearest multiple of ten.

Approval will normally be granted to skippers with America's Cup syndicates, pregnancy, illness or injury.

At the time of application, the skipper shall nominate the start date of their 'ranking holiday' which will be divided into two sections, a non-scoring period and a recovery period.

The non-scoring period will start at the nominated date and continue until World Sailing is notified in advance of the end date selected by the skipper. The minimum 'non-scoring' period is 6 months and the maximum is 12 months.

The 'non-scoring' period will be immediately followed by a 'recovery' period of 18 months. During the 'non-scoring' period any events sailed by the skipper will be scored 0 points, leaving other skippers with the points applicable to their actual finishing position.

During the 'recovery' period, the skipper will be scored normally. At the end of the recovery period, the 'on hold' position will be removed from the system.

An event may use either the actual or the 'on hold' ranking position of the skipper to determine their total skipper points.

Any skipper with an 'on-hold' position will also have an actual ranking. Another skipper in the actual ranking will duplicate the 'on hold' ranking position.

On-hold ranking positions will not be used for determining entries into World Sailing Championships.

A skipper may only apply for an 'on-hold' period once in any 3 year period.

This system may be modified or suspended in light of experience.

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Upcoming 200-Point Events

Upcoming 100-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
15 May 2022iQFOiL European ChampionshipsTorbole, Lake GardaITA
30 May 2022ILCA 7 Masters World ChampionshipNuevo VallartaMEX
1 Jun 2022Allianz RegattaMedemblikNED
9 Jun 2022ILCA 6 Masters World ChampionshipNuevo Vallarta, Riviera NayaritMEX
18 Jun 2022Kieler Woche Kiel-SchilkseeGER
30 Jun 2022ILCA North American ChampionshipCORK/Sail KingstonCAN
5 Jul 202249er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 European Championships AarhusDEN
19 Jul 2022420 and 470 Junior European Championships VilamouraPOR
21 Jul 2022CORK OCR and Sail Canada Senior ChampionshipsKingston, OntarioCAN
23 Jul 2022iQFOiL International Games - Travemunde, GERTravemundeGER

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
16 May 2022A's Youth Foil & Formula Kite Youth World Championships (U21)TorregrandeITA
14 Jun 2022EurILCA Europa Cup - PolandDziwnĂłwPOL
25 Jun 2022Mediterranean GamesOranALG
3 Jul 2022ILCA 6 Youth European ChampionshipsThessalonikiGRE
7 Jul 2022EurILCA Europa Cup - Germany Rostock-WarnemĂĽndeGER
8 Jul 2022ILCA North American Atlantic Coast ChampionshipsLarchmont Yacht Club (Larchmont, NY)USA
14 Jul 2022ILCA 50th Anniversary National Championships Brant Beach, NJUSA
23 Jul 2022ILCA 6 Youth World ChampionshipShoreacres, HoustonUSA
1 Aug 2022470 Master's CupTihany Yacht ClubHUN
21 Aug 2022ILCA U21 World Championship VilamouraPOR

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
17 Jul 20222022 Youth Match Racing World Championship - Pornichet (J80)PornichetFRA
17 Oct 2022Bermuda Gold Cup 2022Royal Bermuda Yacht ClubBER

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

DateNameVenueNation
20 May 2022NJK Open Spring Cup 2022Björkholmen, HelsinkiFIN
16 Jun 2022OM International Ledro Match Race 2022 - World Match Race TourLedroITA
16 Jun 2022Danish Open 2022Skovshoved HavnDEN
17 Jun 2022Swinoujscie Match Race 2022Swinoujscie, Baltic Sea/Swina River POL
22 Jun 2022EUROSAF Match Racing Open European Championship 2022 Regione Emilia-RomagnaMarina Di RavennaITA
25 Jul 2022Governor's CupPacific Ocean (adjacent to Newport Harbour)USA
18 Aug 2022International Match Race for the Detroit CupDetroit, MichiganUSA
26 Aug 2022Oakcliff InternationalOyster Bay, NYUSA
31 Aug 2022The Thompson Cup Oyster Bay, NYUSA
7 Oct 2022Open Polish MR Championship 2022 - WMRT eventDabie Lake, SzczecinPOL

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

DateNameVenueNation
19 May 2022Ag. Nikolaos Match Cup - EMRT StopAg. Nikolaos CreteGRE
21 May 2022Bayview Spring Invitational Detroit, MichiganUSA
3 Jun 2022Swedish Championship Open Match Racing 2022Langedrag, GothenburgSWE
9 Jun 2022Eurosaf Youth Match Race Europeans 2022LedroITA
11 Jun 2022June Grade 3Oyster Bay, NYUSA
15 Jun 20222022 US Youth Match Racing Championship (Rose Cup)Long BeachUSA
17 Jun 2022Kärnten Match Race 2022 – Austrian Tour #2VeldenAUT
24 Jun 2022USMRC Qualifier at Chicago Yacht Club - Grade 3Chicago Yacht ClubUSA
6 Aug 2022August Grade 3Oyster Bay, NYUSA
17 Aug 2022Aircalin New Caledonia Match RaceNew Caledonia CAL

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
11 Jun 20222022 Dickson Cup (youth)Long BeachUSA
16 Jul 2022Match Race Selezione MeteorTrasimeno Lake - Castiglione Del LagoITA
6 Aug 2022August Match Race MeteorTrasimeno Lake - Castiglione Del LagoITA
26 Aug 2022Campionato Italiano Match Race MeteorPergine Valsugana Loc. ValcanoverITA
17 Sep 2022CFMR Espoirs - Bassin Méditerranée - Sélective - Antibes (First 7.5)AntibesFRA
15 Oct 2022CFMR Espoirs - Bassin Atlantique - SĂ©lective - Pornichet (J80) *** PROVISIONALPornichetFRA
4 Nov 20222022 Butler CupLong BeachUSA
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