The ISAF Sailing World Cup is a world-class annual series for Olympic sailing. It is open to the sailing events chosen for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing Competitions.
The ISAF Sailing World Cup brings together the existing major regattas on the Olympic sailing circuit, starting in China, before moving on to Australia, the USA and finishing in Europe. Over 2,000 of the world's leading sailors representing 75 nations compete in the ISAF Sailing World Cup which offers a definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in the Olympic sailing world.
2013-2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup
The sixth season of the ISAF Sailing World Cup launches into action in Qingdao, China in October 2013. It then moves on to Melbourne, Australia in December 2013 before Miami, USA in Februray followed by two regattas in Europe in Mallorca, Spain and Hyeres, France.
2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final Abu Dhabi
All ten Olympic events will be contested at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi from 26-30 November, with an open kiteboarding event joining the fray around Lulu Island off the UAE capital's stunning Corniche. With just 20 boats in each event the competition is set to be fierce. Equipment will be supplied in eight of the ten Olympic events (RS:X sailors shall bring their own equipment) and support will be available for travel expenses and accommodation. The ten Olympic events will contest an opening series and a Medal Race with the kiteboard fleet using a short track format. Prize money will be in awarded to the top three overall finishers in each of the Olympic events from a total prize purse of US$200,000.