2021 ILCA 4 (4.7) Youth World Championships

Saturday 7 August 2021 - Saturday 14 August 2021
IRELAND, Dun Laoghaire

Event Overview

The 2021 ILCA 4.7 Youth World Championships will be held in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

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 now limited to 240 sailors.

COVID Travel Information and Site Overview

The Irish government has announced that travel restrictions related to COVID-19 will be eased significantly effective 19 July 2021. With this new information, ILCA and the event hosts have made the determination to move forward with this event. 

Please see the following links and documents for more information regarding the new regulations for entry into the country. We encourage all sailors, coaches and supporters to access all available information regarding entry and return to your home country, including contacting your national and local health officials if necessary. 

Link to Irish government website - COVID-19 travel and entry regulations

Welcome letter and COVID-19 travel information from host

Site Overview, Accommodation and Tourist Information

Update Letter from Host (09.July)

Update Letter from Host (28.July)


Important Dates

  • Applications open: 4 February 2021, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Close of applications for initial ranking and allocation of places: 23 March 2021, 23:59 US Central Time
  • First round of entry offers: 4 JUNE 2021 00:01 US Central Time
  • Open for Late applications: 6 JUNE 2021 00:01 US Central Time
  • Entry Closing Date: 7  July 2021, 23:59 Central US time

COVID-19 Notice 

It is the intention and goal of the organizing authority to hold this event as scheduled. As everyone can recognize, the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing and many travel restrictions have been in place for some time. Although the latest information from the Irish government indicates improvements, the situation remains dynamic. Neither ILCA nor the event host can guarantee entry into the country for any competitor. It is up to each potential competitor to evaluate his or her personal situation and make logistical and financial decisions about their ability to participate and the possible risks involved.

Specified in the Notice of Race: After entry applications are opened and until the start of the event the organizing authority will monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic or other potential disruptions to the event and, having regard for the health and safety of all participants as well as any government travel restrictions or government mandated conditions on gatherings that affect participation in or conduct of the event, may at its sole discretion:

  - Postpone or cancel the event,
  - Change the status of the event from a World Championship to an International Regatta, 
  - Alter the maximum number of entries,
  - Reduce a country’s allocated number of places,
  - Make any other decision deemed necessary in the circumstances.

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.

Charter Boat Fees:
   Pre-Regatta Training (2 August – 7 August):  €395 EUR
   Regatta (7 August – 14 August): €895 EUR
   Refundable Damage Deposit: €450 EUR