2018 Sailing Calendar:

Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 first leg started Sunday, October 22, 2017, in Alicante, Spain, when the teams set out to complete a total of 45,000 nautical miles of offshore racing, over a course that took in 11 landmark cities in five continents over eight months. The race finished in June 2018. See Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 schedule for more information.

Extreme Sailing Series 2018:

Sailing World Cup Series 2018:
01-Oct-2017 2018 World Cup Series Multiple Venue
15-Oct-2017 2018 World Cup Series - Round 1, Gamagori Kaiyoh Yacht Harbor
21-Jan-2018 2018 World Cup Series - Round 2, Miami Miami
22-Apr-2018 2018 World Cup Series - Round 3, Hyères Hyères
03-Jun-2018 2018 World Cup Series Final - Marseille Marseille
09-Sep-2018 2019 World Cup Series - Round 1, Enoshima Enoshima

2018 RC44 Class RC44 Championship Tour 2018 event schedule
  • 28 February - 4 March – RC44 Calero Marinas Cup 2018 – Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
  • 9 - 13 May – RC44 Portorož Cup – Portorož, Slovenia
  • 27 June - 1 July - RC44 Marstrand Cup – Marstrand, Sweden
  • 26 - 30 September - RC44 Cascais World Championship – Cascais, Portugal 
  • 14 - 18 November – RC44 Valletta Cup – Valletta, Malta
World Match Racing Tour (WMRT)
GC32 Racing Tour 2018:
1 | GC32 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 23–27 May | Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Italy
2 | GC32 LAGOS CUP 27 June – 1 July | Lagos, Portugal
3 | 37TH COPA DEL REY MAPFRE 31 July – 4 August | Palma de Mallorca, Spain
4 | GC32 VILLASIMIUS CUP 12 – 16 September | Villasímius, Sardinia Italy
5 | GC32 TPM MED CUP 10 –14 October | Toulon, France

May 22-27: Sibenik 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week – Sibenik, Croatia
June 19-24: 52 SUPER SERIES Zadar Royal Cup – Zadar, Croatia
July 16-21: ROLEX TP52 World Championship Cascais 2018 – Cascais, Portugal
August 20-25: Puerto Portals 52 SUPER SERIES Sailing Week – Mallorca, Spain
September 17-22: 52 SUPER SERIES Valencia Sailing Week – Valencia, Spain

Rolex Yachting:
Beyond 2018:
  • 2021 America's CupEntries for challengers open on 1 January 2018 and close on 30 June 2018 with late entries accepted until 31 December 2018. The America's Cup World Series will be held in 2019 and 2020 with a Christmas regatta in December 2020. The Challenger series will be held in January and February 2021 with the America's Cup match in March, 2021.
See also:

World Sailing (formerly, the International Sailing Federation or ISAF) is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and is responsible for:
  • the promotion of the sport internationally;
  • managing sailing at the Olympic Games;
  • developing the Racing Rules of Sailing and regulations for all sailing competitions;
  • the training of judges, umpires and other administrators;
  • the development of the sport around the world; and
  • representing the sailors in all matters concerning the sport.
United States Sailing Association | Calendar - US Sailing - National Governing Body for the sport of sailing in the United States. The organization works to achieve this mission through a wide range of programs and events, geared towards providing an equal level playing field for all sailors.The US SAILING Offshore office administers the IRC rule in the US. Yacht owners should contact Eric Baittinger at for help with certificate application or with rating questions.

ORC - World Leader in Rating Technology - ORC Calendar: Worldwide Events - ORC: Offshore Racing Council is the sole authority for the ORC Rating System is the Offshore Racing Congress and the Rule shall be maintained and administered at ORC discretion. The roots of the ORC International handicap rule lie in the history of the International Measurement System. ORC International will continue to use the IMS platform of multiple modules from measurement to scoring. Boats required to have ORC International certificates have to be measured using all the criteria listed in IMS.


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