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Plan released for Youth Sailing Worlds

Published on January 10th, 2019

The Notice of Race for the 49th edition of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championship, which will be held from July 13 to 20 in 2019, has been released.

The NoR outlines the details on the rules, regulations, entry guidelines, format, scoring, schedule, venue, and courses for the event to be held in Gdynia, Poland.

To compete at the 2019 Hempel Youth Worlds, sailors must be under the age of 19 years old on December 31 2019 and be nominated by their Member National Authority (MNA).

Nine events will be held:

Event detailsNotice of RaceFacebook

About the Youth Worlds:
The Youth Worlds was first held in Sweden in 1971. The 2019 Hempel Youth Sailing World Championships will be the 48th edition of the championship.

The championship attracts only the best youth sailors from around the world and competition is notoriously tough as competitors are selected by their Member National Authority (MNA) from a host of eligible sailors within each nation.

Past notable winners include American’s Cup skippers, Chris Dickson (NZL), Russell Coutts (NZL), Dean Barker (NZL); Olympic medallists, Nathan Outteridge (AUS), Iain Jensen (AUS), Robert Scheidt (BRA), Amelie Lux (GER), Ben Ainslie (GBR), Iain Percy (GBR), Alessandra Sensini (ITA), Elise Rechichi (AUS) and Tessa Parkinson (AUS); Volvo Ocean Race sailors like Stuart Bannatyne (NZL) and Richard Clarke (CAN).

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