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8 May 2014, 02:00 pm
Rutland, Great Britain Named As 2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship Venue
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Rutland, Great Britain

Rutland, Great Britain has been named as the venue for the 2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship.
Located in central England near Leicester and Peterborough, the 2015 ISAF Team Racing Worlds will be held at Rutland Sailing Club on Rutland Water, a large inland stretch of water.

Following a bid process, the ISAF Team Racing Sub-committee made a recommendation to the ISAF Executive Committee who approved the choice of Rutland.

Event Website - http://www.rutlandteamracing.org.uk/

ISAF Competitions Manager Jon Napier said, "Over the 20 year history of the ISAF Team Racing Worlds, team racing specialists, Olympic medallists and match racers have locked horns in the high octane team racing environment. More of the same close, exciting racing will be expected at the 2015 edition.

"Rutland Sailing Club has a strong team racing heritage and passion for the discipline. With an exceptional infrastructure in place we look forward to working with the Organising Authority to deliver a successful event."


Event Director Steve Tylecote added, "Rutland Sailing Club is proud to have been chosen by ISAF to host this prestigious event.

"Rutland is a National Centre of Excellence for sailing set on an enormous picturesque reservoir in England with outstanding facilities and a very experienced team."


The 2015 ISAF Team Racing Worlds are provisionally scheduled for July 2015.

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About ISAF Team Racing Worlds

Great Britain were the first team to lift the ISAF Team Racing Worlds in West Kirby, Great Britain in 1995. Ireland came in second with Australia completing the podium.

From 2003 to 2009 USA dominated the event winning four in a row before the British team broke the trend at the most recent edition held in Schull, Ireland from 27 August - 4 September 2011.

In 2005 an Under 21 competition was introduced in Gandia, Spain and was won by Great Britain who also picked up gold in 2011 in the Under 19 category.
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