US Sailing and the Corpus Christi Yacht Club look forward to welcoming youth sailors from around the world to the Youth Sailing World Championship on July 14-21, 2018.
Open to competitors aged under 19 in the year of the championship, entry is limited to one boat per nation, per event, with highly competitive national qualification events taking place to decide who will have the honor of representing their nation.
Athletes, coaches, team leaders and fans should note that a visitor visa is necessary for travel to the US from certain countries. For up to date information on tourism/visitors visas, please refer to the US State Department website. The process to obtain a visa should be started as early as possible to allow for processing time.
For additional information regarding travel to the US, please refer to the following information:
- US Sailing’s Visitor Visa Guide
- US State Department website
- Notice from the USOC’s Government Relation Office – dated December 8, 2017
- To obtain an invite letter for your team, please email a list of your team members’ name, DOB, passport number and passport expiry date to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the competition, please refer to the 2018 Youth Worlds page on the World Sailing website.