2021 ILCA Under-21 World Championships

Friday 20 August 2021 - Friday 27 August 2021
POLAND, Gdynia (Moved from UK)

Event Overview

LOCATION CHANGEThe ILCA Under-21 World Championships will take place at the Marina of Gdynia in Gdynia, Poland. 

Due to ongoing restrictions with international travel to and from the UK, this event has been moved from Weymouth to Gdynia, Poland. Thank you to all of the competitors for your patience awaiting entry offers as the ILCA and the host venue have monitored the travel restrictions and adjusted accordingly. Please see the statement from the event hosts in Weymouth, UK below. 

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 240 sailors.


Important Dates

  • Applications open: 17 March 2021, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Close of applications for initial ranking and allocation of places: 29 April 2021, 23:59 US Central Time
  • First round of entry offers: 9 JUNE 2021, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Open for Late applications: 10 JUNE 2021, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Entry Closing Date: 20 July 2021, 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.

Charter Boat Fees:
   Pre-Regatta Training (14 August – 19 August):  €395 EUR
   Regatta (20 August – 27 August): €895 EUR
   Refundable Damage Deposit: €450 EUR

Coach Boat Rental
 Contact Milosz Wojewski +48 888 633 632 - info@charterboat.eu

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 received 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.

Invitation letters
Anyone who needs an invitation letter, please contact to: w.dyjas@pya.org.pl or a.kuder@pya.org.pl