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Youth World Championship

Notice of Race

Sailing Instructions

2018 Lightning Youth World Championship

Selection Deadlines

February 15, 2018Each Lightning National Class Association or National Authority shall inform the ILCA class office of the number of boats it intends to enter.

March 15, 2018: If a Lightning National Class Association or National Authority can not fill its two boat quota, those available slots will be reallocated to interested countries.

April 1, 2018: Each Lightning National Class Association or National Authority shall inform the ILCA class office of the competitors that will represent their country.

May 1, 2018:  Completed registration forms must be returned with the entry fee and damage deposit to the ILCA class office 

Each competitor must register individually.

All competitors must be current ILCA Class Members to register. Skipper/Helm must be Active Skipper/Boat Owner $55 or Associate $30 Members to steer in the regatta. Crew Members can be any active level of membership, including crew membership at $10. All Memberships are good for 12 months. 

To register first, use the member log in button to log into the ILCA Website. If you do not recall your member log in information, select the member log in button and then click on the "forgot my user name/password" link. Enter the email address for which you receive emails from the Class Office. The system will send you an email with your user name and temporary password. 

Once logged in as a member, the REGISTER button will be visible and you can begin the registration process. Competitors will choose to register with ($540 USD) or without ($180 USD) housing/meals. A non-refundable payment of at least $100 USD is due upon registration. Additional payments may be made to complete the registration process up until May 1st. Registrations not paid in full by May 1st will incur an additional $100 late fee. 


If you have any questions or problems registering please contact Laura Jeffers in the Class Office at (727) 942-7969 or via email:

Competitor Documents will be posted soon and must be completed and returned to the Class Office by May 1st.
Competitor Agreement
Release of Liability
Medical Consent and Information Sheet
Damage Deposit - Only 1 form needs to be completed for each Team 

A question has been asked if it is OK for competitors to wear sponsor logo clothing. According to WS Appendix 1 - Advertising Code Section 20.3 it is allowed.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 to Saturday, July 7, 2018

Additional Info:
World Championship
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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