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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères – Media Alert

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isaf swwTuesday 21 April 2015 – Issued on behalf of ISAF Sailing World Cup – The world’s finest Olympic and Paralympic sailors are in Hyères, France for the next instalment of the ISAF Sailing World Cup.

Racing from 22-26 April, elite level fleets in all ten of the Olympic events and two Paralympic disciplines will put their skills to the ultimate test with 40 of the world’s best in each class. ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères marks the first occasion where fleets are decided based on the ISAF World Sailing Rankings and a qualification regatta.

The world’s top 30 sailors from the 2 February 2015 ISAF World Sailing Rankings release were invited to Hyères with the remaining ten receiving their spot at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères qualification regatta, Trofeo Princesa Sofia.

600 Olympic sailors in 400 boats and 39 Paralympic sailors in 25 boats will commence racing on 22 April. A four day racing series will build up to the Medal Races on Sunday 26 April where titles will be won and ISAF Sailing World Cup Final spots snapped up.

“Jo”

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