U.S. selection process for Youth Match Racing Worlds

Published on January 2nd, 2019

Bristol, RI (January 2, 2019) – The 2019 Youth Match Racing World Championship will be held August 11-17 in Ekaterinburg, Russia. To be sailed using the Ricochet 747, the skipper representing the U.S. will be selected by resume. Applications must be submitted by 12:00am CT on February 15, 2019.

To be considered for selection, skippers must meet the eligibility requirements:

• Hold an active US Sailing membership when competing in the 2019 event
• Be a US citizen or eligible permanent resident with written authorization from World Sailing for an exemption under World Sailing Regulation 24.5.4
• Meet the eligibility requirements of World Sailing regulation 19, Eligibility Code
• Must not have turned 23 years of age as of December 31, 2019

The NoR, event brochure, selection system and application form will be posted once available on the US Sailing Match Racing webpage – www.ussailing.org/competition/small-boat-racing/match-racing/

For questions or more information, contact Dave Perry at davperry@optonline.net.

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