2019 HEMPEL YOUTH SAILING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP NOTICE OF RACE PUBLISHED
The Notice of Race for the 49th edition of the Hempel Youth Sailing World Championship which will be held in Gdynia, Poland from 13 to 20 July 2019 has been released.
The NoR outlines the details on the rules, regulations, entry guidelines, format, scoring, schedule, venue and courses for an event.
To compete at the 2019 Hempel Youth Worlds, sailors must be under the age of 19 years old on the 31st December 2019 and be nominated by their Member National Authority (MNA).
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).