Finals

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 every year. This regatta has exceptional media coverage and brings together the 10 best sailors of the Ranking and about 15 VIP guest sailors.

Who can qualify?

4 different types of athletes will be eligible to attend the SSL Finals

  • International Star Class WORLD CHAMPION of the year being is automatically qualified for the SSL Finals
  • The TOP TEN SKIPPERS of the SSL Ranking on the 12th of September 2017 for the SSL Finals 2017
  • The NUMBER ONE CREW of the SSL Ranking on the 12th of September 2017
  • One ROOKIE younger than 25 year old who won an Olympic medal, or a World Championship in Olympic classes or a silver event of the Star Class
  • VIPs invited by the SSL Board until a maximum of 25 sailors is reached

Format

QUALIFICATIONS, 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 after 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 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

 

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