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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.
|21 Jan 2017||2017 Sailing World Cup Series||MUL|
|22 Jan 2017||SWC Series Round 1 - Miami||Miami||USA|
|23 Apr 2017||SWC Series Round 2 - Hy√®res||Hyeres||FRA|
|7 Jul 2017||470 World Championship||Thessaloniki||GRE|
|19 Aug 2017||Laser Radial Women's World Championship||Medemblik||NED|
|12 Sep 2017||Laser Standard Men's World Championship||Split||CRO|
|16 Sep 2017||RS:X World Windsurfing Championships||Enoshima||JPN|
|18 Nov 2017||Formula Kite World Championships||The Wave - Muscat||OMA|
|30 Jul 2018||2018 Aarhus Sailing World Championship||DEN|
|2 Mar 2017||470 South American Championship||Club Nautico Veleiros do Sul||BRA|
|9 Mar 2017||Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sof√≠a - Iberostar||Club N√°utico El Arenal||ESP|
|13 Apr 2017||Izola Spring Cup||Izola||SLO|
|6 May 2017||470 European Championship||Monaco||MON|
|6 May 2017||RS:X European Championship & Open Trophy||Marseille||FRA|
|23 May 2017||Delta Lloyd Regatta||Medemblik||NED|
|22 Jun 2017||49er & 49erFX North American Championships||Kingston||CAN|
|19 Aug 2017||Cork OCR (Olympic Classes Regatta)||Kingston||CAN|
|3 Feb 2017||Oceanbridge Sail Auckland Regatta||Auckland||NZL|
|24 Feb 2017||420 & 470 Carnival Race||Marina degli Aregai||ITA|
|24 Feb 2017||Andalusian Olympic Week Bay of C√°diz||C√°diz||ESP|
|25 Feb 2017||43rd International Carnival Regatta||Vilamoura||POR|
|1 Mar 2017||Portugal International Sailing Olympic Week - CANCELLED||Portim√£o||POR|
|6 Apr 2017||Trofeo Calella de Palafrugell - Eurol√°ser Master Cup||ESP|
|7 Apr 2017||Game Race Master||Alassio||ITA|
|8 Apr 2017||Laser Europa Cup - Hyeres||HYERES||FRA|
|12 Apr 2017||International 470 Spring Cup||FRA|
|27 Apr 2017||Regatta Port Bourgas - Bourgas Sailing Week||Bourgas||BUL|
|23 Jan 2017||Swan River Match Cup||Perth||AUS|
|5 Feb 2017||Hardy Cup 2017||Royal Sydney Yacht Club||AUS|
|11 Feb 2017||Geographe Bay Cup||Perth||AUS|
|16 Feb 2017||2017 Nespresso Youth International Match Racing Cup||Waitemata Harbour||NZL|
|24 Feb 2017||Trophee Lionell Van Der Houwen #1||Antibes||FRA|
|27 Feb 2017||Open Croatian Match Race Championship Final WSC Match Race Cup||Sibnek||CRO|
|11 Mar 2017||2017 New Zealand Women's Match Racing Championship||Waitemata Harbour||NZL|
|16 Mar 2017||Perth Match Cup||Perth||AUS|
|17 Mar 2017||PMYC Match Race||Porto Montenegro, Tivat||MNE|
|31 Mar 2017||Vienna City Match Race - European Tour 3||Vienna||AUT|