Sarah Blanck Perpetual Trophy

Att: Laser Ladies! This one is for YOU!

Sarah Blanck is Australia’s most successful single-handed sailor. The former World Champion twice finished 4th at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games and has won most ISAF World Cup Events at some point in time

This is YOUR opportunity to learn from the best, make friends and have lots of fun racing Lasers for a weekend.

Charter boats available, contact Peta for details:

Laser Masters World Championship 2014

50 MORE Places available until 12 September !..

Regatta website link

2014 Laser Youth 4.7 World Championships

This is a reminder that the 2014 Laser 4.7 Youth World Championships will be held between 8 to 15 AUGUST 2014 in Karatsu, JAPAN.

The event hosts in Japan have sent information about the regatta and invite you to apply before the Application Deadline of 1 JULY 2014. Their letter is below:

“Dear Youth Sailors,

Greetings from the city of Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, Japan. It is with great pleasure that we invite you and your sailors to participate in the 2014 Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds Championships.

You are invited to come and pit your skills against some of the world’s best youth sailors in great sailing conditions and nice summer weather at Castle Bay, Karatsu.

Enjoy wonderful Japanese hospitality, experience Japanese culture and traditions, and be immersed in the warmth and friendliness of Karatsu people. It will be an unforgettable championship!

The blue links below will take you to the applications and provide more information about this championship, including the Notice of Race and the country entry allocations.

2014 Laser Youth 4.7 World Championships

For your convenience, the links to the regatta documents are below:

a) Notice of Race: Click HERE
b) Charter Terms & Conditions: Click HERE
c) Parental Consent Form: Click HERE

Should you require any other information about the event, please contact us at:

We look forward to your support and participation in the 2014 Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds Championships. See you in Karatsu!

Thank you and best regards,

Takao Otani
on behalf of Mr. Ryuichi Shindou,
Chairman, Organising Committee

Please Vote on ILCA Rule Changes: April 1 – September 30, 2014

Dear ILCA District Members,

Voting on this year’s ILCA rule changes begins TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014. Voting is open to ALL active members in our district - one vote per member. The voting period is six months – TUESDAY, APRIL 1 – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014. The results will be announced later in the autumn.

Please take a moment to click on the link below and vote via a quick, 8-question online survey. There will also be a link on the ILCA 

To be counted, you must vote by SEPTEMBER 30, 2014.

Click here to VOTE


New strategy for ISAF Sailing World Cup

ISAF have announced new plans for the ISAF Sailing World Cup that now address the main concerns the Laser Class had with the concept discussed last November.  Changes to the previous concept include classes retain their world championship titles, more entries in the grand final for each class, retaining the name ISAF Sailing World Cup and having entry flexibility with wild cards.

For more information:

ISAF announcement:

World Cup Q & A:

If you have any questions about this email or any of the ILCA championships, please contact the ILCA by email at:

Kind Regards

2015 Australian Laser Championship

When: 28 Dec – 04 Jan 2015

Where: Mandurah, WA

Website link

2014 Laser Radial Men’s and Youth Championships ENTRY OPEN

2014 Laser Radial Men’s World Championship

2014 Laser Radial Youth World Championship

  • 26 July – 2 August 2014 at Dziwnow, Poland
  • Entry deadline: 23 March 2014
  • ILCA event website



The application for the 2014 European Championships opened today

The application for the 2014 European championships opened today, 25/02/2014
Applications close the 16 th of march 2014
Regatta Website Link 

2014 Laser Masters Championship

Click here to link to the event webpage


2014 Australian Laser Championship Prize Money

Get your entries in quick, the $100 late fee kicks in from Monday 11 Nov

Due to the generosity of a late arrival sponsor we can now offer a $50 rebate for 2nd & 3rd members of the same family

There is now $400 prize money for the winner of the invitation race in each Laser standard, Laser Radial men & women & 4.7 boys & girls