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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

DateNameVenueNation
1 Oct 20172018 World Cup SeriesMultiple VenueMUL
18 Nov 2017Formula Kite World ChampionshipsThe Wave - MuscatOMA
21 Jan 20182018 World Cup Series - Round 2, MiamiMiamiUSA
22 Apr 20182018 World Cup Series - Round 3, HyèresHyèresFRA
30 Jul 20182018 Aarhus Sailing World ChampionshipAarhusDEN

Upcoming 100-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
26 Oct 2017ASAF Cup - Enoshima Olympic Week EnoshimaJPN
13 Nov 2017RS:X South American Championships Buenos AiresARG
27 Nov 2017RS:X African ChampionshipMoonbeach Resort, Red Sea,EGY
27 Dec 2017Laser Oceania ChampionshipQueenslandAUS
18 Aug 2018RS:X European Championship, Youth European Championship & Open TrophySopotGER

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
10 Nov 2017Opatija CupOpatijaCRO
6 Dec 2017Semana Olímpica CanariaLa Palmas de Gran CanariaESP
7 Dec 201728° Imperia Winter RegattaImperiaITA
17 Dec 2017Christmas Race PalamósPalamósESP
28 Dec 2017Laser Europa Cup - CroatiaHvarCRO
3 Feb 2018Semana de Buenos AiresYCAARG
20 Feb 2018Hong Kong Race WeekMiddle Island, RHKYCHKG

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
17 Mar 20182018 Sunfish Masters World ChampionshipSaint Andrews Bay Yacht ClubUSA
3 Oct 20182018 Sunfish Youth World ChampionshipCarolina Yacht ClubUSA
7 Oct 20182018 Sunfish World ChampionshipCarolina Yacht ClubUSA

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

DateNameVenueNation
27 Nov 2017Musto International Youth MR ChampionshipCYCA, SydneyAUS
1 Dec 2017International Christmas J24 Match RaceTriesteITA
12 Dec 2017The Kingdom Match Race EventZallaqBRN
28 Jan 2018Warren Jones International Youth RegattaRoyal Perth Yacht ClubAUS
12 Dec 2018The Kingdom Match Race EventZallaqBRN

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
26 Oct 2017Sochi Autumn Match CupKrasnodarsky KrayRUS
4 Nov 20172017 RNZYS Youth Training Programme RegattaWaitemata HarborNZL
18 Nov 2017Club Nautico Scarlino November Match RaceScarlinoITA
18 Nov 20172017 RNZYS Youth Training Programme RegattaWaitemata HarborNZL
1 Dec 20172017 Youth Training Programme Lion CupBon Accord HarborNZL
2 Dec 2017Selective de Zone Match RaceLe HavreFRA
2 Dec 2017RYA Schools Match Racing ChampionshipsWPNSAGBR
27 Jan 2018RYA Winter Match Race Series Weekend 1Weymouth and Portland National Sailing AcademyGBR
24 Feb 2018RYA Winter Match Racing Weekend 2WPNSAGBR
17 Mar 2018RYA Winter Match Race Weekend 3Weymouth and Portland National Sailing AcademyGBR

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
2 Oct 2017Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 2Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
30 Sep 2017NWICSA Match Race District ChampionshipsSeattle Yacht ClubUSA
23 Sep 2017Wellington Youth Regional RegattaWellington HarbourNZL
23 Sep 20172017 PCCSC Match Racing ChampionshipStanford UniversityUSA
11 Sep 2017Haven Kakumae Sailing Summer Cup 1Tallin, Haben Kakumae Yacht ClubEST
2 Sep 2017NJK & HSS SM40 G4 2016Skifferholmen, HelsinkiFIN
2 Sep 2017Singapore Sailing Warm Up Match RaceMarina BaySGP
25 Aug 2017Learn to Match Race Regatta 2017Neenah WIUSA
7 Jul 2017SF Bay Women's Match Race CinegattaSt Francis Yacht ClubUSA
24 Jun 2017SYC June Match Racing RegattaSandringham Yacht ClubAUS
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