2016 Laser Standard Men's World Championship

Tuesday 10 May 2016 - Wednesday 18 May 2016
MEXICO, Nuevo Vallarta

Event Overview

The 2016 Laser Standard Men's World Championship will be held in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.

This is a restricted entry allocated championship. Sailors wishing to enter must first complete an application form.
Total entry for this event has been reduced from 140 to 120 sailors (as of 5 February 2016)

Important Dates

  • Applications open: 26 October 2015, 00:01 Central US time
  • Close of applications for initial allocation of places: 28 December 2015 23:59 Central US time
  • First round of entry offers: 7 January 2016, 00:01 Central US time
  • Open for Late applications: 8 January 2016, 00:01 Central US time
  • Entry Closing Date: 29 March 2016, 23:59 Central US time

Charter Boats
This is a supplied boat, mandatory charter regatta. 
The boats will be 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 (10 May – 18 May, 9 days): US$995
   Pre-Regatta Training (5 May – 9 May, 5 days): US $475

Third Party Insurance Requirement

If you 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. 

Go to the On-Site Official Store for the 2016 Laser Worlds in Mexico to pre-order items.

Additional Information
Mexico Laser Class Website: www.lasermexico.org
Vallarta Sailing Club: www.vallartayachtclub.org