2015 Laser Masters World Championships

Friday 10 July 2015 - Saturday 18 July 2015
CANADA, Kingston

Event Overview

The 2015 Laser Masters – World Championships will be held in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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 400 sailors.

Important Dates

  • Applications open: 21 January 2015, 00:01 Central US time
  • Close of applications for initial allocation of places: 4 March 2015 23:59 Central US time
  • First round of entry offers: 18 March 2015, 00:01 Central US time
  • Open for Late applications: 19 March 2015, 00:01 Central US time
  • Entry Closing Date: 4 June 2015, 23:59 Central US time

Charter Boats
A limited supply of 160 charter boats will be supplied by LaserPerformance. Charters will be allocated to sailors based on membership numbers of the national Laser Class Association and applications received from each country.

The boats will be 2015 Laser XD models used in one previous regatta, 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), mainsheet side cleats, control line deck block fitting with blocks and control line deck cleat fitting with cleats.
Sailors will have the option to provide their own foils (centerboard and rudder) or charter a set for use during the regatta.

Charter boat and foils fees:
Regatta (10 – 18 July, 10 days)

  • Charter boat: US$1250
  • Charter foils: US$250

Charter RIB
For information about chartering a RIB for use at the Laser World Championships in Kingston, contact Matt Wake at Sturgis Boat Works: mwake@sturgisboatworks.com
     web: www.sturgisboatworks.com
     phone: 508-778-9187

Insurance Coverage
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. 

Host Website
Click Here to view the Host Website for additional information concerning travel, directions, accommodations, media, results and more.

If you are coming to Canada from another country, please see the information about Travel VISA on the Host website Travel Page.
Click Here for a list of Territories and Countries whose citizens need a VISA to visit Canada.

Airfare Discount to Kingston
If you are planning to fly through to Kingston via Air Canada airlines, there is a promotional code to qualify for a 10% discount on eligible fares. The travel period is between 3 July and 24 July. The promotion code is F6QWZ8M1

To book a flight with your promotion code, access aircanada.com and enter your promotion code in the search panel.