Adult Sailing

2024 Offshore Double Handed World Championship (ODHWC)

September 24 to October 1, 2024, Lorient, France

US Sailing is seeking applications for the 2024 Offshore Double Handed World Championship (ODHWC)

If you are part of a double handed offshore mixed gender (one male/one female) sailing team and interested representing the USA at the inaugural Offshore Double Handed World Championship, submit your application for consideration in the process outlined below.  US Sailing, along with other Member National Authorities (MNAs), has been invited to apply for entry in the event.  US Sailing will request two invitations during the first phase of registration, and hopes to be invited to nominate one, and possibly a second, team to participate in the 2024 event.  Please see the NOR for specific event details.

The inaugural event will take place in Lorient, France from September 24 through October 1, 2024 off the coast of Brittany.   This event is the first of three Doublehanded Offshore World Championships with the second edition to be held in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom in 2025, and then to a third venue yet to be confirmed for 2026.

Deadline for application will be midnight PDT on May 17, 2024.

Selection Procedures


Athletes are encouraged to contact with any questions.

For more on the announcement by World Sailing on this event hosted by Lorient Grand Large, Yacht Club de France and the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC), Read More Here.