Elite level fleets in all ten of the Olympic events will put their skills to the ultimate test with 40 of the world’s best in each class. ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères marks the first occasion where fleets are decided based on the ISAF World Sailing Rankings and a qualification regatta.
The world’s top 30 sailors from the 2 February 2015 ISAF World Sailing Rankings release were invited to Hyères with the remaining ten receiving their spot at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères qualification regatta, Trofeo Princesa Sofia.
Racing starts on 22 April. A four day racing series will build up to the Medal Races on Sunday 26 April where titles will be won and ISAF Sailing World Cup Final spots snapped up.
South African Olympic hopefuls Asenathi Jim and Roger Hudson are competing in the men’s 470 class.
Follow their progress at: http://www.sailing.org/worldcup/home.php