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World Match Race Rankings

The World Sailing Match Race Rankings were introduced in 1989 and measure the performance of over 2000 skippers to identify the world's most consistent performers. There are two divisions - Open and Women. To gain women's match racing ranking poinst all crew members shall be women.

The Rankings rate skippers based on their performances at World Sailing Graded events over the 24 month period prior to the release date of the Rankings. Skippers score points by competing a Graded Events with the highest points awarded to the event winner and decreasing down. The most points are up for grabs at the World Match Racing Tour, followed by World Sailing Grade 1 events, Grade 2 through to Grade 5.

Release Dates

Events can be upgraded providing they meet the Grading criteria of the higher level. Events can also be downgraded if they fail to meet the criteria.

Failure to send results in time for inclusion in the appropriate rankings release may result in points being lost or delayed until the next rankings.

Ranking Release Dates

  • Wednesday 11 December 2019
  • Wednesday 8 January 2020
  • Wednesday 12 February 2020
  • Wednesday 11 March 2020
  • Wednesday 8 April 2020
  • Wednesday 13 May 2020
  • Wednesday 10 June 2020
  • Wednesday 8 July 2020
  • Wednesday 12 August 2020
  • Wednesday 9 September 2020
  • Wednesday 14 October 2020
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020
  • Wednesday 9 December 2020

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Upcoming Events
  • 200
  • 100
  • 50
  • World
  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Upcoming 200-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
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

DateNameVenueNation
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

DateNameVenueNation
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

DateNameVenueNation
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

DateNameVenueNation
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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