ISAF is now inviting all Member National Authorities to bid for the 2018 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.
The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship is ISAFs longest running event, having taken place every year since the first championships hosted by Sweden in 1971.
The event has been held in 26 countries welcoming over 100 nations and thousands of young sailors. The 44th edition will take place from 12-19 July in Tavira, Portugal before the flag is handed over the hosts of the 2015 ISAF Youth Worlds, Langkawi, Malaysia.
Al Musannah Sports City, Oman will host the 2016 ISAF Youth Worlds before it heads to Akko, Israel in 2017.
In advance of the 2014 ISAF Annual Conference in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, ISAF is inviting bids to host the 2018 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.
MNAs interested in bidding should click here to view the bid manual.
The deadline for bids is 1 October 2014. Bids will be reviewed by the Youth World Championship Sub-Committee during its meeting on 2 November 2014 at the ISAF Annual Conference in Palma de Mallorca.