Finals

Still drawing its inspiration from tennis and its annual “Masters”, the SSL Board has launched in 2013 the SSL Finals which will be organised at the end of each year. This regatta has exceptional media coverage and brings together the 12 best sailors of the Ranking and 13 VIP guest sailors.

Who can qualify?

4 different types of athletes will be present for the SSL Finals

  • International Star Class WORLD CHAMPION of the year is automatically qualified for the SSL Finals
  • The TOP TWELVE SKIPPERS in the SSL Ranking are also qualified at the 13 September 2016 for the SSL Finals 2016
  • One ROOKIE who has less than 25 year old and won an olympic medal, or a world championship in olympic classes or a silver event of the Star Class
  • VIPs who are invited by the SSL Board until the number of 25 sailors is reached

Format

QUALIFICATIONS during 4 days

  • 25 boats
  • 11 races planned / 1-4 races per day (approx. 45-65 minutes per race)
  • Ranking: low points system
  • Worst race deleted from 3 validated races
  • Rule 42 amended + judgment on the water
  • The winner of the qualifying round qualifies directly to the Finals
  • The runner-up of the qualifying round qualifies directly to the Semi-Finals
  • The teams finishing the qualifying round from 3rd to 10th place are qualified for the Quarter-Finals

QUARTER-FINALS

  • 8 boats
  • 1 race (approx. 45 to 65 minutes)
  • Rule 42 amended + judgment on the water
  • The top 5 are qualified for the Semi-Finals

SEMI-FINALS

  • 6 boats (2nd of the qualifications + 5 from Quarter-Finals)
  • 1 race (approx. 45 to 65 minutes)
  • Rule 42 amended + judgment on the water
  • The top 3 are qualified for the Final

FINAL

  • 4 boats (1st of the qualifications + 3 from Semi-Finals)
  • 1 regatta (approx. 50 to 65 minutes)
  • Rule 42 amended + judgment on the water

The first to cross the line wins: The SSL Finals, 4’000 SSL Pts and $40,000!

Documents (NOR & SI & Race Courses)

Notice Of Race

Race Courses