2016 Laser Under-21 World Championships

Tuesday 9 August 2016 - Tuesday 16 August 2016

Event Overview

The 2016 Laser Under-21 World Championships will be held in Kiel, Germany.

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 260 sailors.

Standard Men Under-21 Mark II Sail

Use of the new radial cut Mark II Standard rig sail is ALLOWED at this Laser World Championship.

Important Dates

  • Applications open: 5 January 2016, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Close of applications for initial allocation of places: 24 March 2016, 23:59 US Central Time
  • First round of entry offers: 6 April 2016, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Open for Late applications: 7 April 2016, 00:01 US Central Time
  • Entry Closing Date: 28 June 2016, 23:59 US Central time

Charter Boats
A limited number of charter boats will be made available for charter through the ILCA entry system. The charter boats will be supplied on a launching trolley as a hull with self-bailer, padded hiking strap, spars (mast top section, appropriate bottom section and a boom), GRP 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 (9 August – 16 August, 8 days): EUR €850
   Refundable Damage Deposit: EUR €450

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. Additional NOTE: We have been informed that due to a recent legislative change, the SafetyTool insurance program is now ONLY available to sailors whose primary residence is in the European Union.

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.

Additional Insurance Option:  PANTAENIUS is providing temporary insurance coverage for this event. Contact Mr Dirk Hilcken (e-mail: dhilcken@pantaenius.com  / phone: +49 40 37091 165).