The Notice of Race for ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, scheduled for January 25-31, 2015, has been released.
On-line entry will open on November 10, 2014 at mocr.ussailing.org. The deadline for priority entries with regards to quotas is December 5, 2014. Entries must be received no later than January 5, 2015 to qualify for early entry.
US Sailing’s premier event – the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami – is set to return to Miami, Fla. for top-level Olympic and Paralympic class racing. The event is only North American regatta to be included in the International Sailing Federation’s (ISAF) 2014-15 Sailing World Cup series.
Competitors in the Paralympic events will have five days of fleet racing from Monday, January 26 to Friday, January 30. Medal Races across the ten OIympic events will bring the regatta to a close on Saturday, January 31 where medals will be awarded to the top three boats.
Event winners in each Olympic event from ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami will qualify for the 2015 SWC Final, while the best placed ‘home continent’ sailor will also qualify.
Regatta Headquarters will be located at the US Sailing Center Miami, an official Olympic training center, in Coconut Grove, Miami, Fla. Additional hosts for the event include Miami Rowing Club, Coconut Grove Sailing Club and Shake-a-Leg Miami. These sailing organizations host classes onshore, as well as help run the on-the-water racing. The Coral Reef Yacht Club hosts the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Continue reading