The RYA is inviting expressions of interest from Olympic Classes sailors and Formula Kite racers who wish to compete at the 2018 Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark (30 July-12 August 2018).

The event is limited entry, with quota numbers per nation determined by World Sailing.

World Sailing requires Member National Authorities (which is the RYA for GBR sailors) to nominate sailors who will participate at the event.

Classes to be contested in Aarhus:
Men�s Windsurfer - RS: X
Women�s Windsurfer - RS: X
Men�s One Person Dinghy - Laser
Women�s One Person Dinghy - Laser Radial
Men�s One Person Dinghy (Heavyweight) - Finn
Men�s Two Person Dinghy - 470
Women�s Two Person Dinghy - 470
Men�s Skiff - 49er
Women�s Skiff - 49erFX
Mixed Multihull - Nacra 17
Men�s Kiteboarding - Formula Kite
Women�s Kiteboarding - Formula Kite

Given the complex qualification process, the RYA needs to have in place an entry Priority Ranking List.

All sailors who would like to request entry to represent GBR at the Championships must register with the RYA by 1 February 2018, by sending an email to this effect to Sasha Lines (

Late applications for entries will be accepted at the sole discretion of the RYA Olympic Steering Group.

Read more on the RYA�s Qualification for the 2018 Sailing World Championships, including indicator events.

Read more on World Sailing�s qualification system for the event.