Kites added to World Cup Series Final
Published on April 1st, 2019
Men’s and Women’s Foiling Formula Kiteboarding has been added to the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Final which will be held June 2-9 in Marseille, France.
The world’s top 20 male and female competitors will be invited to race at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition venue, launching off the same beach as the RS:X sailors.
For the ten Olympic Events at the Hempel World Cup Series, World Sailing are allocating up to one wildcard entry per Event at the discretion of the World Sailing Technical Delegate.
Wildcard applications must be received by email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 1 May 2019 to be considered.
Medallists from the Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 and the 2018 World Cup Series will automatically qualify for the 2019 Final. The remaining places will be allocated via the World Ranking.
The World Cup Series is an annual circuit of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors, and a key touchpoint for fans and media to connect to the sport of sailing and develop support for athletes on their road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics and beyond. Over 2,000 of the world’s leading sailors, representing 75 nations, have competed in the World Cup Series since its inception in 2008.
2018-19 World Cup Series
Enoshima Round: 9-16 September 2018
Miami Round: 27 January-3 February 2019
Genoa Round: 15-21 April 2019
Marseille Final: 2-9 June 2019
Source: World Sailing