2012 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships
The ISAF Youth Worlds was first held in Sweden in 1971. The 2012 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in Ireland will be the 41nd Championship.
Reigning 420 champions at the ISAF Youth Worlds are:
420 Boys: Jordi Xammar/Alex Claville - ESP
420 Girls: Lara Vadlau/Tanja Frank - AUT
France is the current holder of the NationsTrophy, awarded annually to the top performing nation at the Youth Worlds. The Nations Trophy was first introduced in 1991 and in 1999 became the Volvo Trophy until 2010. France is the most success nation through the history of the Championship, winning the NationsTrophy on a record eleven occasions and holding a record 64 medals: 21 gold, 28 silver and 15 bronze.