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470 World Championships


30 Jul 2019

The Sailing Instructions for the 2019 470 World Championship have today been published.

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2019 470 World Championship

Hosted at Enoshima, the home of the 1964 and 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition, the 2019 470 World Championship kicks off with two days of registration and equipment inspection on 2 and 3 August.

The official practice race on Saturday 3 August will put the Race Management Team and sailors through their final rehearsal before racing gets underway on Sunday 4 August. The Championship will formally open with the Opening Ceremony at 1700 hours on Saturday 3 August.

And then the World Championship battle and fight for nation qualification to the 2020 Olympic Sailing Competition gets underway at 1200 hours on Monday 5 August.

The 470 Men fleet will contest a 5 race qualifying series and a 6 race final series ahead of the 10 boat Medal Race, whilst the 470 Women will be racing an 11 race opening series to decide the top ten boats advancing to the Medal Race.

The Championship Schedule is:

Day 1 Friday 2 August Registration and Measurement 0900-1800 hours
Day 2 Saturday 3 August Registration and Measurement
Practice Race
Opening Ceremony
0900-1800 hours
1200 hours
1700 hours
Day 3 Sunday 4 August Qualifying Series 1200 hours
Day 4 Monday 5 August Qualifying Series To be advised
Day 5 Tuesday 6 August Qualifying/Final Series To be advised
Day 6 Wednesday 7 August Qualifying/Final Series To be advised
Day 7 Thursday 8 August Qualifying/Final Series To be advised
Day 8 Friday 9 August Qualifying/Final Series
Medal Race
Prize Giving and Closing Ceremony
To be advised