2023 ILCA 4 Youth World Championships

Saturday 22 July 2023 - Sunday 30 July 2023

Event Overview

The 2023 ILCA 4 Youth World Championship will be held in in Volos, GREECE at the Nautical Club of Volos.

This is a restricted entry allocated championship. Sailors wishing to enter must first complete an application form, accessible through the menu above.

Total entry for this event is limited to 440 sailors.

On 1 March 2022, World Sailing published the following recommendations in reaction to the situation in Ukraine: https://www.sailing.org/2022/03/01/world-sailing-statement-6/. To help preserve the integrity and safety of the event, entries shall be open to competitors of all nationalities, but not to competitors holding only Russian or Belarussian nationality.

Important Dates

  • Applications open: 23 January 2023, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Close of applications for initial ranking and allocation of places: 22 March 2023, 23:59 US Central Time
  • First round of entry offers:   29 March 2023, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Open for Late applications:  30 March 2023, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Entry Closing Date:  22 June 2023, 23:59 Central US time

Charter Boats

A limited number of charter boats will be available for this event. The charter boats will be supplied on a launching trolley as a hull with self-bailer, padded hiking strap, spars (composite 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 shall provide their own ropes, boom vang, mainsheet block with spring or similar, traveler blocks and line, sail and battens, tiller and tiller extension, outhaul and cunningham control set, and adjustment rope/shock-cord for hiking strap. Competitors may provide their own hiking strap, which must be installed by the Charter Provider.

Charter Boat Fees:
   Pre-Regatta Training (16 – 21 July):  EUR €495
   Regatta (22 – 30 July): EUR €1045
   Refundable Damage Deposit: EUR €450