2015 Laser Radial Women – World Championship

Tuesday 17 November 2015 - Thursday 26 November 2015
OMAN, Al Mussanah Sports City

Event Overview

The 2015 Laser Radial Women's World Championship will be held in Al Mussanah Sports City, Oman.

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This is a restricted entry allocated championship. Sailors wishing to enter must first complete an application form.
Total entry for this event is limited to 100 sailors.

Important Dates

  • Applications open: 21 May 2015, 00:01 Central US time
  • Close of applications for initial allocation of places: 7 July 2015 23:59 Central US time
  • First round of entry offers: 22 July 2015, 00:01 Central US time
  • Open for Late applications: 23 July 2015, 00:01 Central US time
  • Entry Closing Date: 15 October 2015, 23:59 Central US time

Charter Boats
This is a supplied boat, mandatory charter regatta. Charter boats will be supplied by LaserPerformance.
The boats will be 2015 Laser XD models, supplied on a launching trolley as a hull with self-bailer, XD padded hiking strap or equivalent, spars (mast top section, appropriate bottom section and a boom), centreboard and rudder in carry bag, mainsheet side cleats, control line deck block fitting with blocks and control line deck cleat fitting with cleats.

Competitors must provide their own ropes, boom vang, mainsheet block, traveller blocks, sail, battens, tiller and tiller extension.

Charter Boat Fees:
   Regatta (17 November – 26 November, 10 days): US$1250
   Pre-Regatta Training (10 November – 16 November, 7 days):  US$500

Third Party Insurance Requirement

As specified in the NOR, proof of third party liability insurance shall be provided to the Host before 1 November 2015. Email a copy of your insurance to the Host at the following address: james@omansail.com

If you do not provide proof of coverage, you will not be able to register.

If you are chartering a boat and don't already have the required insurance coverage to participate in this event, Safety Tool has made available a watersports insurance package that you may consider, which includes: Third Party liability insurance, Comprehensive insurance (damage to charter equipment) and Accident insurance. NOTE: This insurance is ONLY valid for sailors using a commercially chartered boat to compete and does not cover use of privately owned boats.

Coverage lasts for one year and costs €39 (EUR).

For a pdf document containing information about the Insurance package, Click Here.
To purchase the insurance, Click Here to fill out the form and pay the insurance coverage fee. 

VISA Requirements

Travelers to Oman from some countries will be able to obtain an entry visa at the airport, while travelers from other countries will need to obtain a visa in advance of their arrival.
Please see the Visa information for Oman to determine your visa requirements.

VHF Radios

Coaches, sailors or other personnel should NOT bring VHF Radios to Oman. The radios are almost certain to be confiscated at the airport. The host will be arranging a supply of UHF units for use during the World Championship regatta.