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Race Schedule & Courses
15 races are scheduled with a maximum of 4 races per day. The Championship uses windward/leeward courses and/or long distance. A maximum of 2 long distance races per day (minimum of 10 nautical miles each) is optional.

Competition Format
Up to 80 boats: Fleet Races will be held.
Over 80 boats: Split fleet with Qualification races and Final races. Sailed in two race areas.

The Championship is designated as a category “C” event in accordance with RRS Appendix 1 – ISAF Advertising Code. Boats will be required to display both a bow number and the advertisement of event sponsor(s) on both sides of both hulls, as indicated by the organising authority.

"Some questions have been asked about the display of advertising for alcoholic beverages and tabacco. Dutch Regulations prohibit competitors from displaying advertising for alcoholic beverages (>0.,5vol%) and tabacco. This means - if you carry such advertising, you have to fully (!!) cover the display, use other gear (e.g. car, trailer, wetsuit) or another sail. Please note violations of this Dutch Advertising Code of Conduct could result in a heavy fine."

Due to a allocation per country by the international F18 Class Association of the 160 startingpositions , participation of the Worlds is only possible after approval of your National Class Association. The entryfee will be refunded to the sailors who have already entered and payed the entryfee, but get no approval of there NCA. For more information about the allocation of the startingpositions contact your National Association or the International F18 Class Association: http://www.f18-international.org.