2016 Laser Masters World Championships – Standard Division

Friday 20 May 2016 - Saturday 28 May 2016
MEXICO, Nuevo Vallarta

Event Overview

The 2016 Laser Masters STANDARD World Championships will be held in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.

This is a restricted entry allocated championship. Sailors wishing to enter must first complete an application form.
Total entry for this event is limited to 240 sailors.

Important Dates

  • Applications open: 26 October 2015, 00:01 Central US time
  • Close of applications for initial allocation of places: 28 December 2015 23:59 Central US time
  • First round of entry offers: 7 January 2016, 00:01 Central US time
  • Open for Late applications: 8 January 2016, 00:01 Central US time
  • Entry Closing Date: 7 April 2016, 23:59 Central US time

Charter Boats
140 Charter boats are available initially. The boats will be 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), 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 (20 May – 28 May, 9 days): US$995

PLEASE NOTE: Boat storage space at the Vallarta Yacht Club is quite limited. Only boats chartered through ILCA will be guaranteed storage space at the regatta venue.
There is a secondary storage are approximately 500m away for those who are bringing their own boats or arranging a private charter.

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.

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. 

Go to the On-Site Official Store for the 2016 Laser Worlds in Mexico to pre-order items.

Additional Information
Mexico Laser Class Website: www.lasermexico.org
Vallarta Sailing Club: www.vallartayachtclub.org