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

Upcoming 200-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
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
12 Apr 2020Hempel World Cup Series - Round 3, Genoa GenoaITA
8 May 2020Finn Gold CupPalmaESP
14 Jun 2020Hempel World Cup Series Final - EnoshimaEnoshimaJPN

Upcoming 100-Point Events

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
18 Dec 2019Christmas Race PalamósPalamósESP
28 Dec 2019Laser Europa Cup - CroatiaHvarCRO
15 Jan 2020KFC - Langkawi International Regatta PerdanaLangkawiMAS
17 Jan 2020Caribbean Laser Midwinter RegattaCabareteDOM
31 Jan 2020Laser Europa Cup - PortugalPortim√£oPOR
25 Feb 2020Portugal Grand Prix, Round 2Vilamoura SailingPOR
20 Mar 2020Garda Trentino Finn CupTORBOLEITA
28 Mar 2020Finn Gulf Coast ChampionshipFairhope, ALUSA
8 Apr 2020Laser Youth Easter meetingMalcesineITA
30 Apr 2020Laser Europa Cup - ItalyTorboleITA

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
25 Feb 2020HARKEN 2020 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipWaitemata Harbour, AucklandNZL

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

DateNameVenueNation
28 Apr 2020Congressional Cup 2020Long Beach, CaliforniaUSA

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

DateNameVenueNation
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 3 Events

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
17 Jan 2020JESS Match CupRoyal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club AUS

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
23 Nov 2019Epreuve match race IDF - FinalMoisson-Lavacourt FRA
16 Nov 2019AEGEAS Yachting Match Race ChampionshipKavalaGRE
26 Oct 2019Campionato Zonale Match Race 2a tappaSalernoITA
19 Oct 20193rd Trofeo Match Race "Compagnia della Vela"SalernoITA
5 Oct 2019GKSS KM Club ChampionshipLangedrag, GothenburgSWE
31 Aug 2019RFBYC Sailing Institute Youth Match CupRoyal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club AUS
30 Aug 2019Makoto Namba Memorial Match 2019Marina TokaiJPN
13 Aug 2019NJK Center Cup Series Autumn Edition Björkholmen, HelsinkiFIN
27 Jul 2019Craker Jack Cup - Open Match Racing RegattaNewcastle Cruising Yacht ClubAUS
13 Jul 2019Match Race Club Nautico della VelaNapoliITA
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