Asian Sailing Federation Announces Dates For The 17th Asian Sailing Championship

Asian Sailing Federation Announces Dates For The 17th Asian Sailing Championship
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The 17th Asian Sailing Championship, will run out of Pantai Festival in Ancol, Jakarta, Indonesia, from the 24th Jun to the 30th Jun 2018.

Asia has seen a significant growth in the sport recently with new Member National Authorities joining the Asian Federation, coupled with many high profile events taking place in Asia, the Asian Sailing Championship 2018 is expected to see more than 200 sailors from across Asia competing in the 12 competing classes, which are

Men  Women Mixed Team  Open
49er 49er FX RSOne Laser 4.7
470 470    
RS:X RS:X    
Laser Standard Laser Radial    
Optimist Optimist    
       

The event is set to see the continued campaign toward Asian Games 2018 and Olympic 2020 at Tokyo for most of the national sailing teams and development squads announced by most of the Asian nations.

Takao Otani, Technical Delegate said, 'Hosting the Asian Sailing Championship 2018 puts the international spotlight on Jakarta, Indonesia. On behalf of the Olympic Council of Asia, World Sailing and the Asian Sailing Federation, I would like to extend an invitation to sailors from across Asia to be a part of this championship.'

World Sailing's multi discipline Seminars intended to improve the standard of Race Officers, Judges and Measurers in Asia and to assist people who wish to become International Race Officers, International Judges and International Measurers are also planned to be held prior to the event at Jakarta, Indonesia. Detailed information and registration process will be posted on the event website which will be setup shortly

The Notice of Race can be downloaded from HERE

Competitors requiring more detailed information on the event, including information on team and competitor assistance packages or charter boats, should contact the Competition Manager: Iwan T Ngantung at iwan.ngantung@gmail.com

The Asian Sailing Championship is supported by the Jakarta Asian Games Organising Committee as a part of the test of events that will be held in 2018.

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