The Musto Performance Skiff Class Association is delighted to announce the long-term event schedule to 2010.
The Musto Performance Skiff Class Association are delighted to announce the long-term event schedule to 2010.
At the 2007 ISAF Annual Conference the Musto Performance Skiff was granted ISAF International status; upgrading the class from the previous Recognized Status. Following on from this International growth has continued and through this announcement the class is mapping out a series of events at high-quality international venues to attract even more sailors into the class.
The Musto Performance Skiff was launched in 1999 and since that time has enjoyed significant growth in numbers, with boats now sold into 17 countries worldwide. To support the international nature of the fleet the following event schedule will give the owners some fantastic sailing and travel opportunities.
2008 - UK National Championships, 12-15 June, Whitstable Yacht Club
2008 - World Championships, 24-31 August, Segel Club St.Moritz, Silvaplana, Switzerland
2009 - UK National Championships, 19-22 July, East Lothian Yacht Club, North Berwick
2009 - European Championships, September, Fraglia della vela Malcesine, Lake Garda, Italy
2010 - World Championships, January, Black Rock Yacht Club, Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne, Australia
2010 - UK National Championships, July, Hayling Island Sailing Club
2010 - European Championships, September, Societe Nautique de Lochmariaquer near Vannes, France
MPSCA Chairman Simon REYNOLDS said, "Following International recognition by ISAF, the Class Association has invested a huge amount of effort into the development of an exciting event schedule. We have now secured our first non-European World Championships, which we firmly believe will stimulate and support further fleet development in the southern-hemisphere."
Paul MANNING MPSCA Class Secretary said, "Becoming an International class has meant that venue opportunities have opened up that may not otherwise be available. So we will now be visiting some great places in the future."
The development of this schedule has been the top priority for the MPSCA and the class would like to take this opportunity to thank the clubs who have agreed to host championships for the Musto Skiff. The class are looking forward to some fantastic major events over the next three years whilst they plan 2011 onwards.
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