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The Official World Sailing Rankings for Olympic Classes - Criteria for Ranked Events

The Grading Criteria for Ranked Events is defined in Regulation 27.1.

Sailors will only receive ranking points from events that fully comply with the Regulations.

The dates and grading will be confirmed by the WS Executive which will endeavour to avoid conflicting dates and to ensure the Regulations determining how many of each grade of event may take place per contintent for each class.

The following Grades apply:

  • 200-points - Sailing World Cup, Olympic class World Championships, Sailing World Championships;
  • 100-points - Olympic Class World Championships (not-compliant with 200-point criteria), Olympic class Continental Championships and Other major international events using Olympic equipment;
  • 50-points - Olympic Class Continental Championships, other international events using Olympic equipment (not compliant with 100-point criteria).

Additional criteria:

  • The Sailing World Cup Final is a 200 point event (from 2015 onwards)
  • Sailors may count 3 Sailing World Cup 200 point events (i.e. rounds and / or final)
  • Tie breaks should be broken by the rank of the relevant sailors in the last published rankings
  • Regional Games may be included as 100 or 50 point events. The major Continental Regional Games (Pan Am, Asian, All African, European, Oceania) will be 100 pointers, if they exist and if they include sailing.
  • At selected elite events nationality requirements will apply.

Sailors may count their two most recent world championship regattas to their rankings points total.

Sailors will be able to count points from two further 200 points with their remaining tallies coming from 100 or 50 point regattas. No sailors points tally can exceed 1,000 points.

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  • World
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  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Upcoming 200-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
29 Nov 201949er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsAucklandNZL
1 Dec 20192019 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 World ChampionshipRoyal Akarana Yacht ClubNZL
13 Dec 2019Finn Gold CupMelbourneAUS
19 Jan 2020Hempel World Cup Series - Round 2, MiamiMiamiUSA
8 Feb 202049er, 49erFX & Nacra 17 World ChampionshipsRoyal Geelong Yacht ClubAUS
9 Feb 2020ILCA Laser Standard Men's World ChampionshipMelbourneAUS
21 Feb 2020ILCA Laser Radial Women World ChampionshipMelbourneAUS
23 Feb 2020RS:X Windsurfing World ChampionshipsSorrentoAUS
13 Mar 2020470 World ChampionshipsClub Nautic S ArenalESP
13 Apr 2020Hempel World Cup Series - Round 3, Genoa GenoaITA

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
28 Dec 2019Laser Europa Cup - CroatiaHvarCRO
15 Jan 2020KFC - Langkawi International Regatta PerdanaLangkawiMAS
25 Jun 2020Finn USA National ChampionshipCorpus Christi Yacht Club, Corpus Christi, TXUSA
21 Aug 2020Laser Europa Cup - SerbiaDonji MilanovacSRB

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
25 Feb 20202020 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipWaitemata Harbour, AucklandNZL

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

DateNameVenueNation
28 Apr 2020Congressional Cup 2020Long Beach, CaliforniaUSA

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

DateNameVenueNation
10 Dec 2019International Bedanne's CupTourville la RiviereFRA
13 Dec 2019The Kingdom Match Race EventZallaqBRN
27 Jan 2020Warren Jones International Youth RegattaRoyal Freshwater Bay Yacht ClubAUS
24 Apr 2020Ficker Cup 2020Long BeachUSA

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
26 Oct 2019North Aegean Match Race Cup ThessalonikiThessalonikiGRE
30 Nov 2019RYA Moody Decking Schools Match Racing ChampionshipsWPNSAGBR
30 Nov 2019Selective de Bassin Manche de Match RacingLe HavreFRA
7 Dec 2019Selective 2 Bassin AtlantiqueCENTRE NAUTIQUE DE LORIENTFRA
17 Jan 2020JESS Match CupRoyal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club AUS

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

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