WS Invites Bids For 2018-2020 MRC

World Sailing, the governing body of the world for sailing, has opened the process of bidding for its championship titled Youth and Women’s Match Racing World Championships.


The bidding is open for year 2018-2020, and also for the Nations Cup 2018.

Documents & guidelines of bid for both events can be seen here.

Youth Match Racing World Championship (YMRWC)

The Championship close together the best racer for youth matches from all over the world. This way championship acknowledges the skills of players and offers them a pathway to competition of adult match racing.

In 2014 Joachim Aschenbrenner from Denmark claimed the inaugural title. In the year 2015 Sam Gilmour from Australia claimed this title and in 2016 the title was claimed by Will Dargaville again from Australia.

Balboa Yacht Club will host the 2017 YMRWC edition. The place of the event will be at Newport Beach in California in USA. The event will start on 30 July and will conclude on 5 August 2017.

World Sailing has asked for bids for game edition of 2018, 2019 and 2020. The bid for the same should reach to S by following times & dates.

  • Year 2018 Championship bid last date Friday 5 May 2017 at 12.00hrs UTC.
  • Year 2019 Championship bid last date Friday 1 December 2017 at 12.00hrs UTC.
  • Year 2020 Championship bid last date Friday 1 December 2017 at 12.00hrs UTC.
  • YMRWC Guidelines for Candidates Who Is Filling The Bid.
  • Women’s Match Racing World Championship (WMRWC).

2017 edition of the WMRWC is hosted by the NJK Sailing Center in Helsinki, Finland. The event will take place in June.

  • WS has asked to submit the bid for 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions of the tournament.
  • Year 2018 Championship bid last date Friday 5 May 2017 at 12.00hrs UTC.
  • Year 2019 Championship bid last date 1 December 2017 at 12.00hrs UTC.
  • Year 2020 Championship bid last date Friday 1 December 2017 at 12.00hrs UTC.

Information about the event as well as bid guideline for national cup is available on the website of World Sailing.