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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
16 May 2018470 European ChampionshipBourgasBUL
21 May 2018Medemblik Regatta (formerly Delta Lloyd Regatta)Medemblik NED
23 May 2018RS:X North American Championships Puerto CancunMEX
16 Jun 2018Kieler WocheKiel-SchilkseeGER
17 Aug 2018CORK OCR (Olympic Classes Regatta)KingstonCAN
19 Aug 2018RS:X European & Youth European Championship + Open TrophySopotPOL
12 Dec 2018Sail Melbourne MelbourneAUS
21 May 2019Medemblik Regatta (formerly Delta Lloyd Regatta)Medemblik NED

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
28 Apr 2018 Palavska RegattaNove Mlyny lake ‚Äď PavlovCZE
2 May 2018Regatta Port Bourgas ‚Äď Bourgas Sailing WeekBourgasBUL
5 May 2018Laser Senior European ChampionshipLa RochelleFRA
10 May 2018Laser Europa Cup - Switzerland Neuch√ĘtelSUI
11 May 2018GKSS Olympic Classes RegattaLångedrag, GöteborgSWE
18 May 20182018 Finn Master World ChampionshipSant Andreu de Llavaneres- BarcelonaESP
8 Jun 2018Laser Europa Cup - Bulgaria VarnaBUL
30 Jun 2018Laser Class U.S. NationalsNorth Galveston Bay, La Porte, TexasUSA
7 Jul 2018Laser Europa Cup - GermanyRostock-WarnemuendeGER
8 Jul 2018European Championship / Progressive Sailing FestivalLA ROCHELLEFRA

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
7 May 2018WMT - Argo Group Gold CupRoyal Bermuda Yacht ClubBER
3 Jul 20182018 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipLake Ledro, TrentinoITA
4 Jul 2018WMT - GKSS Spring Cup SwedenMarstrandSWE
13 Aug 20182018 Women's Match Racing World ChampionshipEkaterinburgRUS
3 Oct 20182018 Sunfish Youth World ChampionshipCarolina Yacht ClubUSA
7 Oct 20182018 Sunfish World ChampionshipCarolina Yacht ClubUSA

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

DateNameVenueNation
22 Apr 20182018 World Cup Series - Round 3, HyèresHyèresFRA
23 Apr 2018Dutch Women's Match - POSTPONEDHoornNED
25 Jun 20182018 Helsinki Women's MatchHelsinkiFIN
6 Aug 2018Lysekil Women's Match 2017LysekilSWE
8 Aug 2018EUROSAF Match Race - Open European Championship 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing CenterEST

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

DateNameVenueNation
28 Apr 2018WarmUp EventDabie Lake, SzczecinPOL
28 Apr 2018Icebreaker CupTallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
30 Apr 2018Szczecin Match RaceSzczecin - Dabie Lake, Odra RiverPOL
4 May 2018ROU National Championship 2018Lifeharour MarinaROU
5 May 20182018 Season Start Match Race CupFIN
10 May 2018Russian Open and Women Match Race Championships - Komatek Cup 2018Ekaterinburg, Gubernskiy yacht club KOMATEK RUS
19 May 2018GKSS Spring Cup/EMRTLangedragSWE
8 Jun 2018Darwin Open Match Racing RegattaDarwin Sailing ClubAUS
8 Jun 2018Porto Montenegro Match RacePorto Montenegro, TivatMNE
9 Jun 2018USMRC QualifierSan Diego BayUSA

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
5 May 2018Gmunden Grand Prix - Austrian Tour 1Gmunden AUT
11 May 2018Spring Match Race 2018Marina di Ravenna (RA)ITA
18 May 2018Sailing Academy CupMoscow Region, Boltino, Yacht Club OreshkaRUS
7 Jul 2018Achensee Grand Prix - Austrian Tour 3 Achensee, TirolAUT
19 Jul 2018Summer Match CupRussia, Moscowskaya oblast, Boltino, Yacht club ¬ęOreshka¬ĽRUS
21 Jul 2018RYA National Match Racing Qualifier 1Royal Southern Yacht ClubGBR
21 Jul 2018Captain John Piper Anniversary RegattaCYCA, SydneyAUS
1 Aug 2018YachtingRus Cup | Jazz & SailKalingradRUS
4 Aug 2018Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing ChampionshipCYCA, SydneyAUS
4 Aug 2018Bregenz Grand Prix - Austrian Tour 4 BregenzAUT

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
27 Apr 2018SF Bay Women's Match Race Cinegatta (open crew)St Francis Yacht ClubUSA
28 Apr 20182nd Trofeo Match Race "Compagnia della Vela"SalernoITA
21 May 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 1Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
29 May 2018Homerus MR Championship For Blinds - B1 & B2 categoriesSalernoITA
4 Jun 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 2Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
3 Sep 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 5Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
10 Sep 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 6Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
1 Oct 2018Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 7Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
6 Oct 2018GKSS KM Club ChampionshipLangedrag, GothenburgSWE
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