KBC 2016 Laser Radial Men's World Championship

Saturday 23 July 2016 - Saturday 30 July 2016
IRELAND, Dun Laoghaire

Event Overview

The KBC 2016 Laser Radial Men's World Championship 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 limited to 120 sailors.

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: 13 June 2016, 23:59 Central US time

Charter Boats

A limited number of Charter boats are available through the ILCA Entry System and can be booked when completing the event entry. Boats will be provided by CH Marine. 

The boats will be recent Laser XD models, supplied on a launching trolley as a hull with self-bailer, XD padded hiking strap or equivalent, spars (mast top section, appropriate bottom section and a boom), 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.

Sailors will have the option to provide their own foils (centerboard and rudder) or charter a set for use during the regatta.

Charter boat and foils fees:

  • Charter Boat (23 – 30 July, 8 days): EUR €850 (reservations made after the Entry Closing Date will be subject to an additional EUR €100 late fee).
  • Pre-Regatta Charter Boat (18 – 22 July, 5 days): EUR €375
  • Optional Centerboard and Rudder: EUR €150, or bring your own.

Coach/Support Boats

If you need to charter a coach/support boat, please visit the Support Boat Charter Information page of the host website for information and contacts to make a reservation.

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.