2022 ILCA Asian Open Championship

Friday 9 December 2022 - Thursday 15 December 2022

Event Overview

The 2022 ILCA Asian Open Championship will be held in in Pattaya, THAILAND at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club.  This is an open entry championship. ILCA7, ILCA6 & ILCA4 shall be raced in this event. Sailors shall submit their entry through this event site.  Total entry for this event may be restricted to 80 sailors per class.

Important Dates

Entry Closing Date:  20 November 2022 (amended), 23:59 Central US time.  (Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of ILCA Asia).

Coach registration & team/coach/support boats

All coach/support boats shall register on Coaches link above.

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 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.

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,

- Alter the maximum number of entries,

- 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 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. Competitors may provide their own hiking strap, which must be installed by the Charter Provider.

Charter Boat Fees: USD 750

Refundable Damage Deposit: USD 450

For enquiries & booking of charter boat, please contact: 

- Element 6 Evolution Co., Ltd.

- E-mail: info@element6.asia