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Method of Calculation

The World Sailing Rankings for Olympic Classes are administered by World Sailing. Every year in November the World Sailing Rankings Sub-Committee meet to review the method of calculation of the Rankings and to grade events to be included in the Rankings.

Each competitor counts his or her best six results over the previous 12 months. The one year period is calculated on a rolling basis (from today's date to the same date one year previously). Of those six results, a competitor may only count three results from the Sailing World Cup.

Regattas meeting the criteria are awarded a grade by the Sail Rankings Sub-committee. The grades are either a 200-point event, 100-point event or a 50-point event. The Sailing World Cup regattas, Sailing World Championships and Olympic Class World Championships are typically 200-point events. Olympic Class World Championships (not compliant with 200-point criteria), continental championships (not held as part of a 200-point event) and other major international events using Olympic equipment are 100-point events.

Complete information about the Criteria for Ranked Events is defined in Regulation 27.1.

100% of competitors at a regatta receive ranking points with first place receiving 200, 100 or 50 points depending on the grade. The competitor with the highest total from six events is listed first in the rankings and so on.

The Sailing World Rankings are issued approximately nine times a year.

Any errors within the Ranking must be reported to rankings@sailing.org within 48 hours of release. It is the sailors' responsibilty to check their own ranking.

Ranking Points are calculated using the following method

Ranking Points = E(N-P+1)/N

Where

E = Event Rank
N = Number of Entries
P = Position in regatta

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  • 200
  • 100
  • 50
  • World
  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Upcoming 200-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
1 Oct 20172018 World Cup SeriesMultiple VenueMUL
15 Oct 20172018 World Cup Series - Round 1, GamagoriKaiyoh Yacht HarborJPN
18 Nov 2017Formula Kite World ChampionshipsThe Wave - MuscatOMA
21 Jan 20182018 World Cup Series - Round 2, MiamiMiamiUSA
22 Apr 20182018 World Cup Series - Round 3, HyèresHyèresFRA
30 Jul 20182018 Aarhus Sailing World ChampionshipAarhusDEN

Upcoming 100-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
26 Oct 2017ASAF Cup - Enoshima Olympic Week EnoshimaJPN
13 Nov 2017RS:X South American Championships Buenos AiresARG
27 Nov 2017RS:X African ChampionshipMoonbeach Resort, Red Sea,EGY
27 Dec 2017Laser Oceania ChampionshipQueenslandAUS
18 Aug 2018RS:X European Championship, Youth European Championship & Open TrophySopotGER

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
21 Oct 2017International Winter CriteriumRapalloITA
10 Nov 2017Opatija CupOpatijaCRO
6 Dec 2017Semana Olímpica CanariaLa Palmas de Gran CanariaESP
7 Dec 201728° Imperia Winter RegattaImperiaITA
17 Dec 2017Christmas Race PalamósPalamósESP
20 Feb 2018Hong Kong Race WeekMiddle Island, RHKYCHKG

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
17 Mar 20182018 Sunfish Masters World ChampionshipSaint Andrews Bay Yacht ClubUSA
3 Oct 20182018 Sunfish Youth World ChampionshipCarolina Yacht ClubUSA
7 Oct 20182018 Sunfish World ChampionshipCarolina Yacht ClubUSA

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

DateNameVenueNation
19 Oct 2017CNVA Match Race 2017OrbetelloITA
27 Nov 2017Musto International Youth MR ChampionshipCYCA, SydneyAUS
1 Dec 2017International Christmas J24 Match RaceTriesteITA
12 Dec 2017The Kingdom Match Race EventZallaqBRN
28 Jan 2018Warren Jones International Youth RegattaRoyal Perth Yacht ClubAUS
12 Dec 2018The Kingdom Match Race EventZallaqBRN

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
21 Oct 20172017 Season End Match Race CupNJK Sailing Center, HelsinkiFIN
21 Oct 2017RYA National Match Racing Championships Qualifier 2Queen Mary Sailing Club, LondonGBR
26 Oct 2017Sochi Autumn Match CupKrasnodarsky KrayRUS
4 Nov 20172017 RNZYS Youth Training Programme RegattaWaitemata HarborNZL
18 Nov 2017Club Nautico Scarlino November Match RaceScarlinoITA
18 Nov 20172017 RNZYS Youth Training Programme RegattaWaitemata HarborNZL
1 Dec 20172017 Youth Training Programme Lion CupBon Accord HarborNZL
2 Dec 2017Selective de Zone Match RaceLe HavreFRA
2 Dec 2017RYA Schools Match Racing ChampionshipsWPNSAGBR
27 Jan 2018RYA Winter Match Race Series Weekend 1Weymouth and Portland National Sailing AcademyGBR

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
2 Oct 2017Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 2Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
23 Sep 2017Wellington Youth Regional RegattaWellington HarbourNZL
11 Sep 2017Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 1Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
26 Aug 2017Racing Academy Cup, Polish Match Tour 2017Rybnik LakePOL
25 Aug 2017Learn to Match Race Regatta 2017Neenah WIUSA
7 Jul 2017SF Bay Women's Match Race CinegattaSt Francis Yacht ClubUSA
24 Jun 2017SYC June Match Racing RegattaSandringham Yacht ClubAUS
17 Jun 2017Summer Matchrace Regatta 2017Lifeharbour Marina, LimanuROU
17 Jun 2017At Sea Summer MatchSkogshem & Wijk, LindingoSWE
16 May 2017Homerus MR Championship For Blinds - B1 & B2 categoriesSalernoITA
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