With supplied equipment ensuring a level playing field between all competitors, the Nations Cup presents an opportunity for all MNAs, no matter how large or small, to enter teams to compete in this worldwide competition. Clinics in match racing rules, tactics and strategy, as well as in umpiring techniques and race committee procedures will be offered immediately before Regional Finals, when appropriate and when requested.
The Notice of Race and Invite Request Form for the Regional Finals and Grand Final is now available on the ISAF Nations Cup microsite - www.sailing.org/nationscup.
The deadline to register a request for an invitation for both the Open Division and the Women's Division is 15 December.
Individual entries from MNAs which have not made team selections and submitted an entry form will be considered after 15 December 2005.
|Group||Region||Host Nation||Host Club||Equipment||Dates|
|Group A - Open||Europe 1||Helsinki, Finland||NJK Match Race Center||J/80||15-18 June|
|Group A - Women||Europe 1||Caniçal, Machico, Madeira, Portugal||Quinta do Lorde Yacht Club||J/22||2-7 May|
|Group B - Open/Women||Europe 2||Izola, Slovenia||Jadralno Društvo J/24||J/24||29 June-2 July|
|Group C - Open/Women||Europe 3||London, Great Britain||Queen Mary Reservoir||J/80||25-29 April|
|Group D - Open/Women||Asia||Dubai, United Arab Emirates||Dubai International Marine Club||V1-30||2-7 April|
|Group E - Open/Women||South America||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro||J/24||9-13 August|
|Group F - Open/Women||North Ameria||St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands||St. Thomas Yacht Club||IC24||8-11 June|
|Group G - Open/Women||Oceania||Auckland, New Zealand||Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron||Elliot 6 Metre||19-24 April|
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