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 400 sailors.
A limited supply of 160 charter boats will be supplied by LaserPerformance. Charters will be allocated to sailors based on membership numbers of the national Laser Class Association and applications received from each country.
The boats will be 2015 Laser XD models used in one previous regatta, 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.
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:
Regatta (10 – 18 July, 10 days)
For information about chartering a RIB for use at the Laser World Championships in Kingston, contact Matt Wake at Sturgis Boat Works: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are chartering a boat and 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).
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