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Method of Calculation

The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for Olympic Classes are administered by the ISAF. Every year in November the ISAF 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 ISAF 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 ISAF Sailing World Cup regattas, ISAF 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 ISAF 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 ISAF Sailing World Rankings are issued approximately nine times a year.

Ranking Points are calculated using the following method

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


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

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

Upcoming 200-Point Events

9 Feb 201649er & 49erFX World ChampionshipClearwater, FloridaUSA
9 Feb 2016Nacra17 World ChampionshipClearwaterUSA
20 Feb 2016RSX World ChampionshipEilatISR
20 Feb 2016470 World ChampionshipSan IsidroARG
12 Apr 2016Laser Radial World ChampionshipNuevo VallartaMEX
25 Apr 2016Sailing World Cup HyeresHyeresFRA
5 May 2016Finn Gold CupGaetaITA
10 May 2016Laser Standard Men's World ChampionshipNuevo VallartaMEX
6 Jun 2016Sailing World Cup Weymouth & PortlandWeymouth & PortlandGBR
12 Sep 2016Sailing World Cup QingdaoQingdaoCHN

Upcoming 100-Point Events

10 Feb 2016470 South American ChampionshipClub Nautico san IsidroARG
24 Mar 2016Izola Spring Cup IzolaSLO
25 Mar 2016Trofeo SAR Princess SofiaPalma de MajorcaESP
11 Apr 201649er & 49erFX European ChampionshipBarcelonaESP
24 May 2016Delta Lloyd RegattaMedemblikNED
2 Jul 2016Laser Europa Cup - GermanyWarnemundeGER
19 Jul 201649er & 49erFX South American ChampionshipRio De JanerioBRA
16 Sep 2016Nacra 17 European ChampionshipGreece, ThessalonikeGRE

Upcoming 50-Point Events

8 Feb 2016Semaine internationale de CannesCannesFRA
10 Feb 2016Portugal International Sailing Olympic WeekPortimãoPOR
16 Feb 2016Hong Kong Race WeekMiddle Island, RHKYCHKG
19 Feb 2016420 and 470 Carnival RaceSanremoITA
24 Feb 2016Sail Auckland 2016Murryas Bay Sailing Club, AucklandNZL
1 Mar 2016XI Andalusian Olympic Week Bay of CadizCádizESP
10 Mar 2016Open Internacional Vela Olímpica Comunidad ValencianaValenciaESP
11 Mar 2016Laser Europa Cup - SloveniaKoperSLO
31 Mar 2016Laser Europa Cup - Switzerland LuganoSUI
5 Apr 2016470 European ChampionshipMallorca - Illes BalearsESP

Next 10 World Events

5 Apr 2016Congressional Cup 2016Long Beach, CaliforniaUSA
14 Jun 20162016 World Sailing Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipNoumeaCAL
7 Sep 20162016 Rio Paralympic Games Sailing CompetitionRio de JaneiroBRA

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

25 Apr 2016Sailing World Cup HyeresHyeresFRA
24 May 2016Delta Lloyd RegattaMedemblikNED
6 Jun 2016Sailing World Cup Weymouth & PortlandWeymouth & PortlandGBR
8 Aug 2016Lysekil Women's Match 2016LysekilSWE
5 Dec 2016Sailing World Cup MelbourneMelbourneAUS
24 Apr 2017Sailing World Cup HyeresHyeresFRA

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

24 Mar 2016Matchrace Thailand ChampionshipsRoyal Varuna Yacht ClubTHA
24 Mar 2016Matchrace Thailand ChampionshipsRoyal Varuna Yacht ClubTHA
6 May 2016Hetman Cup 2016KievUKR
8 Jun 2016Sails of White Nights - The National Congress Palace Cup 2016St PetersburgRUS
15 Jun 2016Royal Southern Match Cup 2016HambleGBR
30 Jun 2016O.M. International Ledro M.RLedroITA
20 Jul 2016Seven Feet Cup 2016Seven Feet Yacht Club, VladivostokRUS
13 Dec 2016The Kingdom Match Race EventZallaqBRN

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

11 Sep 20152015 Dutch Youth Match Racing National Championships (CANCELLED)MedemblikNED
7 Feb 2016Hardy Cup 2016Royal Sydney Yacht ClubAUS
17 Feb 2016CentrePort International Youth Match Racing ChampsWellington HarbourNZL
20 Feb 2016February Match Race Marina di ScarlinoITA
25 Feb 20162016 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing ChampionshipsAuckland NZL
26 Feb 2016February in AntibesAntibesFRA
27 Feb 2016California Dreamin' Long Beach StopLong Beach, CAUSA
2 Mar 2016The GCC Sailing ChampionshipBahrain Maritime Sports AssociationBRN
10 Mar 2016PMYC Match Race Porto Montenegro, TivatMNE
12 Mar 2016March Match Race Marina di ScarlinoITA

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

20 Feb 2016RYA Winter Match Racing Series Weekend 2WPNSAGBR
20 Feb 2016Selective de Ligue Atlantique Round Robin No 4La RochelleFRA
20 Feb 2016Sélective de Ligue Atlantique Round Robin N°4 La RochelleFRA
5 Mar 2016Sélective de Ligue Atlantique Round Robin N°5 ArcachonFRA
12 Mar 2016Finale Bassin AtlantiqueSaint Pierre, QuiberonFRA
18 Mar 2016Spring Match Race 2016Marina di Ravenna (RA)ITA
19 Mar 2016RYA Winter Match Racing Series Weekend 3WPNSAGBR
2 Apr 2016Armorica Cup - Selective FFSU RochelaiseFRA
2 Apr 2016Spring Match Race Trasimeno 2016Trasimeno Lake - Passignano Sul TrasimenoITA
9 Apr 2016Royal Southern Match Cup Qualifier 2016HambleGBR

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

5 Mar 20162016 RNZYS YTP Lion CupWaitemata HarbourNZL
4 Feb 2017David Lukins Memorial Regatta 2017The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht ClubAUS
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