2021 ILCA Radial Youth World Championships

Friday 23 July 2021 - Saturday 31 July 2021
ITALY, Arco


The 2021 ILCA Radial Youth World Championships will be held on Lake Garda in Arco, Italy.

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 400 sailors.


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: delayed until 27 APRIL (originally 6 April 2021, 00:01 US Central Time)
  • Open for Late applications:  delayed until 28 APRIL (originally 7 April 2021, 00:01 US Central Time)
  • Entry Closing Date: 23  June 2021, 23:59 Central US time
    NO REFUNDS AVAILABLE FOR SAILOR CANCELLATIONS AFTER THE ENTRY CLOSING DATE


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 organizers are hopeful for improvements, the situation remains dynamic and it is not clear what changes in circumstances will occur as we move forward. The situation is being regularly monitored and any decisions that are made affecting the schedule of the event will be communicated with applicants as soon as possible after being made. 

Event organizers cannot provide guarantees against potential travel restrictions for any specific individuals at any time. As we move through the application and entry process, 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.  See the following links for additional information from the Italian authorities:

Travel Guidance

Travel Guidance (Country List)


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 (18 July – 23 July):  €395 EUR
   Regatta (23 July – 21 July): €895 EUR
   Refundable Damage Deposit: €450 EUR