2017 Sailing Calendar:
  • America's Cup
  • Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Qualifiers & Challenger Playoffs --Bermuda 26th May – 12th June 2017
    Red Bull Youth America’s Cup Finals: Bermuda 20-21st June 2017
    America’s Cup Match presented by Louis Vuitton: Bermuda 17-18th & 24-27th June 2017 America's Cup, June 2017 - AC35 in Bermuda: The America's Cup is without a doubt the most difficult trophy in sport to win. In the more than 150 years since the first race off England, only four nations have won the "oldest trophy in international sport."

  • Volvo Ocean Race: 2017-18 The Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 will begin on 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 takes in 11 landmark cities in five continents over eight months.
ACT 1:  08 - 11 March - Muscat, Oman
ACT 2:  28 April - 1 May - Qingdao, China
ACT 3:  29 June – 2 July - Madeira Islands, Portugal
ACT 4:  20 - 23 July - Europe
ACT 5:  10 – 13 August - Hamburg, Germany
ACT 6:  25 – 28 August - Cardiff, UKACT 7:  19 - 22 October - San Diego, USA
ACT 8:  30 Nov– 3 Dec - Los Cabos, Mexico
  • Sailing World Cup Series 2017:
    22-Jan-2017 SWC Series Round 1 - Miami US
    23-Apr-2017 SWC Series Round 2 - Hyères FR
    04-Jun-2017 Sailing World Cup Final - Santander ES
  • 2017 RC44 Class events season and host venues will be comprised of five European events. Starting in Sotogrande, Spain (27 – 30 April), the fleet will return to the iconic Sardinian sailing mecca of Porto Cervo, Italy (29 June – 2 July), before moving onto to the Marstrand, Sweden for the 2017 RC44 World Championship (10 – 13 August). The penultimate regatta of the season will be held in the sailor’s favourite stop, Cascais, Portugal (28 September – 1 October), with the season finale in November TBD. More info:
  • World Match Racing Tour (WMRT):
  • GC32 Racing Tour | GC32 Racing Tour 2017 
  • 11-14 May – GC32 Riva Cup / Riva del Garda, Italy; 28 June-1 July – TBA; 2-5 August – 36 Copa del Rey / Palma de Mallorca, Spain; 13-16 September – TBA; 12-15 October – Marseille One Design / Marseille, France.
            Rolex Yachting:
            The Transat Next Race 2020

            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.
            See: RACING EVENTS - WORLDWIDE CALENDAR at link above


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