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Match Race Rankings Holiday

A skipper may apply to ISAF to have their ranking position put 'on hold', stating the reasons for the application. The application is considered by the Grading and Ranking Working Party.

If approved, the skipper will be credited with a ranking position equivalent to their position at the time of application rounded down to the nearest multiple of ten.

Approval will normally be granted to skippers with America's Cup syndicates, pregnancy, illness or injury.

At the time of application, the skipper shall nominate the start date of their 'ranking holiday' which will be divided into two sections, a non-scoring period and a recovery period.

The non-scoring period will start at the nominated date and continue until ISAF is notified in advance of the end date selected by the skipper. The minimum 'non-scoring' period is 6 months and the maximum is 12 months.

The 'non-scoring' period will be immediately followed by a 'recovery' period of 18 months. During the 'non-scoring' period any events sailed by the skipper will be scored 0 points, leaving other skippers with the points applicable to their actual finishing position.

During the 'recovery' period, the skipper will be scored normally. At the end of the recovery period, the 'on hold' position will be removed from the system.

An event may use either the actual or the 'on hold' ranking position of the skipper to determine their total skipper points.

Any skipper with an 'on-hold' position will also have an actual ranking. Another skipper in the actual ranking will duplicate the 'on hold' ranking position.

On-hold ranking positions will not be used for determining entries into ISAF World Championships.

A skipper may only apply for an 'on-hold' period once in any 3 year period.

This system may be modified or suspended in light of experience.

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Upcoming 200-Point Events

4 Dec 2016Sailing World Cup FinalMelbourneAUS
22 Jan 2017Sailing World Cup MiamiMiamiUSA
23 Apr 2017Sailing World Cup HyeresHyeresFRA
16 Sep 2017RS:X World Windsurfing ChampionshipsEnoshimaJPN
30 Jul 20182018 Aarhus Sailing World ChampionshipDEN

Upcoming 100-Point Events

Upcoming 50-Point Events

11 Nov 2016Opatija CupOpatijaCRO
19 Nov 2016RS:X Youth World Windsurfing ChampionshipsLimassolCYP
1 Dec 2016St. Nicholas RacePulaCRO
8 Dec 201627° Imperia Winter RegattaImperiaITA
17 Dec 2016Christmas Race PalamósPalamos (Girona)ESP
28 Dec 2016Laser Europa Cup and New Year regatta Hvar CroatiaHvarCRO
1 Mar 2017Portugal International Sailing Olympic WeekPortimãoPOR
24 Jun 2017RS:X Youth World Windsurfing ChampionshipsTorboleITA
19 Aug 2017Cork OCR (Olympic Classes Regatta)KingstonCAN
10 Nov 2017Opatija CupOpatijaCRO

Next 10 World Events

31 Jul 20172017 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipBalboa Yacht ClubUSA

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

24 Oct 2016Busan Women Match Race 2016Dong-baik Island, Haeundae, Busan KOR
22 Jan 2017Sailing World Cup MiamiMiamiUSA
23 Apr 2017Sailing World Cup HyeresHyeresFRA

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

16 Nov 2016Harken Youth International Match Racing Championship 2016The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht ClubAUS
18 Nov 2016RYA National Match Racing Championships Grand FinalsQueen Mary SCGBR
19 Nov 2016November Match Race Marina di ScarlinoITA
21 Nov 2016Musto International Youth MR ChampionshipCYCAAUS
2 Dec 2016International Christmas Far East 23R Match RaceTriesteITA
10 Dec 2016Christmas Match RaceBrindisiITA
16 Feb 20172017 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing CupWaitemata HarbourNZL
11 Mar 20172017 New Zealand Women's Match Racing ChampionshipWaitemata HarbourNZL
15 Nov 2017Harken Youth International Match Racing Championship 2017The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht ClubAUS

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

27 Oct 2016CISM Military World Sailing GamesKarachiPAK
5 Nov 2016Butler Cup 2016Long Beach, CAUSA
18 Nov 20162016 ICSA Match Race ChampionshipSan DiegoUSA
26 Nov 2016Selective de Zone de Match RaceLe HavreFRA
26 Nov 2016Selective Open Match Racing 2017 RR1 AtlantiquePornichetFRA
2 Sep 2017Darwin Open Match Racing RegattaDarwin Sailing ClubAUS

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

5 Nov 2016RVYC Matchrace Series 2Royal Varuna Yacht ClubTHA
2 Dec 20162016 Youth Training Programme Lion CupBon Accord HarborNZL
4 Feb 2017David Lukins Memorial Regatta 2017The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht ClubAUS
4 Mar 20172017 Youth Training Programme #2WaitemNZL
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