At each regatta, only the 20 boats ranked highest in the overall ranking of the regatta will be scored. The boat finishing in first place will be scored 20 points, second place will be scored 19 points, third place 18 points and so on through to 1 point for a twentieth place finish. A boat finishing in twenty-first place or worse is scored 0 points. A boat which does not compete in a regatta is not awarded a score.
||World Cup Points
The ISAF Sailing World Cup series score for a boat shall be the total of her top five regattas. However, no more than four European regattas shall be counted. If a boat has two or more equal regatta scores, the score(s) for the regatta(s) sailed latest shall be counted.
a. After three events, a boat's worst event is excluded
b. After six events, a boat's worst European event* and its remaining worst event are excluded.
*The European regattas are:
- Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia MAPFRE - Palma de Majorca, ESP
- Semaine Olympique Française - Hyères, FRA
- Delta Lloyd Regatta - Medemblik, NED
- Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta - Weymouth & Portland, GBR
- Kieler Woche - Kiel, GER
If there is a series score tie between two or more boats, each boat's regatta scores (ie. E1, E2, E3 etc) shall be listed in order of best to worst, and at the first point(s) where there is a difference, the tie shall be broken in favour of the boat(s) with the best (i.e. highest) score.No excluded scores shall be used.
If a tie remains between two or more skippers, they shall be ranked in order of their regatta score in the last regatta. Any remaining ties shall be broken by using the tied skippers' scores in the next-to-last regatta and so on. These scores shall be used even if some of them are excluded scores.