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28 August - 1 Septmeber, 2018 / Marseille, France

2018 U23 Junior World Championships

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The 49er Class, in conjunction with the Nacra 17 class, is looking for fantastic regattas hosts!

Whether you’re looking to host some of the World’s largest and most important regattas, like our Worlds or European Championships, a progressive fan friendly regatta like our Short Track World Championship, or our development regattas like the Junior Worlds or Europeans.

Our events are intended to provided the best racing opportunities for our sailors and crews in a safe environment, and become a focus for world media attention as we look to grow our sport. We will balance athlete need and designing racing and events that will engage the spectators and world wide media audiences through broadcast, webcast, social media and fan interaction opportunities.

Our goal is for our World, Short Track World, and European Championships to be top level media properties in sailing. Potential hosts should have an expectation of contributing financially toward the common goals promoting the best of Olympic sailing. The 49er Class and Nacra 17 class already have some of the highest engagement statistics with sailing fans. 

It is important that you, our potential Hosts, clearly understand and share our ambitions. This becomes a great opportunity to showcase our sport and your city/region/country.

If you are interested in hosting one of our upcoming regattas, please contact the classes manager, to get the bid form and application form for any of our regattas.

The 49er sailboat is the iteration of the 18 foot skiff class, optimized for 2 people and simplied for manufacture one design competition. The Nacra 17 catamaran is a modern foiling catamaran, simplified for Olympic competition by using 4 point foiling and no electronics for stability.

Upcoming and recent Regattas

Day 1 Hightlights

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SI Amendment 4

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49er - Gold fleet

Day 2

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49er - Silver Fleet

Day 2

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Teams and coaches must register for the event in the Manage2Sail system AND Pay for their entry through the class payment portal.

Notice of Race

Updated Aug 21 with new measurement schedules

Updated Jan 17 with new opening ceremony date

Updated Jan 17 with new emergency assembly area

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Sailing Instructions

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Map of the event venue

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SI Amendment 3

Schedule Day 4

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SI Amendment 2

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The 49er and 49erFX return to Marseille for the first time since the 2013 World Championships. Site of the 2024 Olympic sailing in the Paris Olympics, these U23 sailors and future stars of Olympic sailing will get and early preview of their ultimate goal.

In 2018, the Olympic series are back in Marseille from August 26 to September 1 with 3 World Youth Championships: 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17. The best crews will have a glimpse of Paris 2024.

The events will take place from the Stade Nautique du Roucas Blanc, 6 promenade Georges Pompidou 13008 Marseille. 

Key information 

  • When: from Sunday, August 26th to Saturday, September 1st
  • Where: At the nautical stadium of Roucas Blanc
  • What: The 23-year-old world championships for 3 Olympic series: the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17.
  • How: 5 days regatta, 2 rounds of races

Ambitions 

  • Quality of services and organization
  • Conviviality in welcoming runners, visitors and coaches
  • Sport and competitiveness on the water

Useful information

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