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ISAF World Match Race Rankings

The ISAF World Match Race Rankings were introduced in 1989 and measure the performance of over 2000 skippers to identify the world's most consistent performers. There are two divisions - Open and Women. To gain women's match racing ranking poinst all crew members shall be women.

The Rankings rate skippers based on their performances at ISAF Graded events over the 24 month period prior to the release date of the Rankings. Skippers score points by competing a Graded Events with the highest points awarded to the event winner and decreasing down. The most points are up for grabs at the World Match Racing Tour, followed by ISAF Grade 1 events, Grade 2 through to Grade 5.

Release Dates

Events can be upgraded providing they meet the Grading criteria of the higher level. Events can also be downgraded if they fail to meet the criteria.

Failure to send results in time for inclusion in the appropriate rankings release may result in points being lost or delayed until the next rankings

Ranking Release Dates

  • Wednesday 15 January 2017
  • Wednesday 15 March 2017
  • Wednesday 12 April 2017
  • Wednesday 17 May 2017
  • Wednesday 14 June 2017
  • Wednesday 12 July 2017
  • Wednesday 16 August 2017
  • Wednesday 13 September 2017
  • Wednesday 18 October 2017
  • Wednesday 15 November 2017
  • Wednesday 13 December 2017

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Upcoming Events
  • 200
  • 100
  • 50
  • World
  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Upcoming 200-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
4 Jun 2017Sailing World Cup Final - SantanderSantander ESP
7 Jul 2017470 World ChampionshipThessalonikiGRE
19 Aug 2017Laser Radial Women's World ChampionshipMedemblikNED
12 Sep 2017Laser Standard Men's World ChampionshipSplitCRO
16 Sep 2017RS:X World Windsurfing ChampionshipsEnoshimaJPN
1 Oct 20172018 World Cup SeriesMUL
18 Nov 2017Formula Kite World ChampionshipsThe Wave - MuscatOMA
30 Jul 20182018 Aarhus Sailing World ChampionshipDEN

Upcoming 100-Point Events

Upcoming 50-Point Events

DateNameVenueNation
3 Jun 2017Kyiv Sailing Week KyivUKR
3 Jun 2017Young Europeans Sailing (YES)Kiel-SchilseeGER
10 Jun 2017Laser European Master Championship FOUESNANTFRA
29 Jun 201749er & 49erFX Junior World ChampionshipKingston CAN
1 Jul 2017Nieuwpoort WeekNieuwpoortBEL
14 Jul 2017International German Championship Nacra 17GER
18 Aug 2017470 Class Japan ChampionshipsEnoshimaJPN
12 Sep 2017Ukraine Open Championship - Olympic ClassesKyiv SeaUKR
22 Sep 2017Cork Fall RegattaKingstonCAN
21 Oct 2017International Winter CriteriumRapalloITA

Next 10 World Events

DateNameVenueNation
1 Jun 2017WMRT Match Cup RussiaSt PetersburgRUS
16 Jun 20172017 Women's Match Racing World ChampionshipHelsinkiFIN
4 Jul 2017WMT - Match Cup Sweden MarstrandSWE
30 Jul 20172017 Youth Match Racing World ChampionshipBalboa Yacht ClubUSA

Upcoming Grade 1 Events

DateNameVenueNation
1 Jun 2017Match Race Germany 2017LangenargenGER
7 Aug 2017Lysekil Women's Match 2017LysekilSWE
14 Nov 2017Busan Cup Women's International Match Race 2017Suyeong Bay, Haeundae, Busan KOR

Upcoming Grade 2 Events

DateNameVenueNation
23 Jun 2017O.M International Ledro M.RLedroITA
28 Jun 2017EUROSAF Match Race - Open European Championship 2017LedroITA
17 Jul 2017Governor's Cup 2017Pacific Ocean (adjacent to Newport Harbour)USA
2 Aug 2017Internationaux de France de Match Racing 2017 Manu Minard Trophy Championnat de France ELITE Open de MRPornichetFRA
4 Aug 2017Zero Emission Match RaceNaas, Lerums KomunSWE
19 Aug 2017CMRC at CYC Chicago Grand SlamChicago USA
24 Aug 2017The International Match Race for the Detroit CupDetroit, MichiganUSA
31 Aug 2017Oakcliff International Grade 2Oyster Bay, NY, USA
7 Sep 2017EMRT FinalMarina di Ravenna (RA)ITA
27 Sep 2017New Zealand Match Racing Championships 2017Waitemata HarbourNZL

Upcoming Grade 3 Events

DateNameVenueNation
3 Jun 2017CMRC at CYC US Match Racing Championship QualiferChicago USA
3 Jun 2017Young Europeans Sailing (YES)Kiel-SchilseeGER
10 Jun 2017GKSS Spring Cup 2017LangedragSWE
10 Jun 20172017 Women's Z80 Match Race CupHelsinkiFIN
14 Jun 2017US Youth Match Racing Championship for the Rpose CuForth Worth, TexasUSA
4 Jul 2017Darwin International Youth Match Racing ChampionshipsDarwin Sailing ClubAUS
14 Jul 2017Int. Deutsche Meisterschaft Match Race 2017Medemblik Regatta CenterGER
21 Jul 2017Austrian Open - Austrian Tour 3Bregenz - Lake ConstanceAUT
28 Jul 2017St Petersburg Match CupSt Petersburg RUS
5 Aug 2017Oakcliff August Grade 3Oyster BayUSA

Upcoming Grade 4 Events

DateNameVenueNation
3 Jun 2017Oakcliff Early June Grade 4Oyster BayUSA
3 Jun 20172017 New Zealand Youth World TrialsWaitemata HarbourCAL
17 Jun 2017Hannibal Cup 2017Trasimeno Lake - Passignano Sul TrasimenoITA
17 Jun 2017At Sea Summer MatchSkogshem & Wijk, LindingoSWE
23 Jun 2017Minsk Match CupMinskBLR
24 Jun 2017Oakcliff June Grade 4Oyster BayUSA
1 Jul 2017Summer Wind Trasimeno 2017Trasimeno Lake - Passignano Sul TrasimenoITA
14 Jul 2017Championship of Chelyabinsk Region ChelyabinskRUS
22 Jul 2017Captain John Piper Match Racing RegattaCYCA, SydneyAUS
28 Jul 2017Tramontana Match CupLLC Sailing Academy, Yacht Club TramontanaRUS

Upcoming Grade 5 Events

DateNameVenueNation
7 Jul 2017SF Bay Women's Match Race CinegattaSt Francis Yacht ClubUSA
26 Aug 2017Racing Academy Cup, Polish Match Tour 2017Rybnik LakePOL
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