Pre WUC informations

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The 2018 World University Sailing Championship will be organised as a short duration umpired Fleet Racing competition in supplied J80 Keelboats.


Racing Area

This will located inside the Rade de Cherbourg (Inside the breakwater in Cherbourg Harbour). This location has successfully staged many national and international yachting championships.



There will be two classifications: Open and Women.


Crew requirements are the same for both categories:

Minimum of 4 persons with a maximum total crew weight of 350kg.


Entries per nation

There is a maximum of 2 entries per category, i.e. each country may enter a maximum of four teams. Additional entries per nation will be at the sole discretion of FISU.


Programme Outline

Registration and Accreditation 30-31 August

Competition 1-5 September. Prize Giving 5th September

Departure 6th September


Additional information

The official Notice of Race will be published on the FISU website and also the event website.


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