Click here to download the Notice of Race for the event.
In conjunction with this event, an IFDS Classification Seminar will be conducted to train new classifiers for this developing region. Meetings of the IFDS Executive and the Equipment Evaluation Committee will also be held.
Following the IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships in Rochester, the nations qualified for the Two-Person Keelboat competition, raced in the SKUD18, are USA, Sweden, Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Portugal and China. The Paralympic Sailing Competition will be sailed in Qingdao, about 430 miles southeast of the Beijing, in September 2008.
To help teams prepare for the Paralympic Games, the Qingdao International Regatta for all of the three Paralympic classes will be held at the Paralympic Sailing Venue, the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Centre, from 8-16 May.
IFDS Disabled Sailing World Championship 2008, Two-Person Keelboat - www.sdsc.org.sg
ISAF Disabled Sailing microsite - www.sailing.org/disabled