Updated: 2016 Youth Worlds Team Athlete Selection Procedures

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Pictured: Maximo Nores (USA) competing in the Boy’s Board (RS:X) class at the Youth Worlds. Christophe Launay/World Sailing.


August 31, 2016

Portsmouth, R.I. – US Sailing’s Olympic Sailing Committee (OSC) has updated the selection procedures for American athletes seeking to compete at the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship, set to be held in Auckland, New Zealand from December 14-20. The changes affect the Open Multihull (Nacra 15), Boys’s Board (RS:X) and Girl’s Board (RS:X) classes.

Update, September 23: For athletes hoping to represent the United States in the Open Multihull (Nacra 15), Boys’s Board (RS:X) or Girl’s Board (RS:X) classes at the 2016 Youth Sailing World Championship, the deadline for resume submission is fast approaching.

Deadline: For both the RS:X and Nacra 15, resumes are due to YouthDevelopment@ussailing.org by October 1. Decision and notification will be made by October 14, 2016.

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For more information about selection process for US Sailing’s 2016 ISAF Youth Worlds Team, visit US Sailing.

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