The 2019 World Sailing Youth Match Racing World Championship will be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia from August 11-17, 2019, in Ricochet 747’s. To compete, sailors must be under the age of 23 in 2019. US Sailing announces that the selection process for the skipper representing the U.S. will be by resume.
In order to be considered for selection, skippers must meet these eligibility criteria:
- They must be current members of US Sailing when competing in the World Sailing Youth Match Racing Worlds.
- They must be a US citizen or eligible permanent resident with written authorization from World Sailing for an exemption under World Sailing Regulation 24.5.4
- They must meet the eligibility requirements of World Sailing regulation 19, Eligibility Code.
- They must not have turned 23 years of age as of December 31 in the year of the Event.