This is a resume application and not registration for the championship itself. Applications must be submitted no later than midnight Central Time on May 1, 2021.
When filling out your application, you will be asked to provide your top three match racing and fleet racing accomplishments over the past three years, as well any other keelboat experience.
The 2021 Youth Match Racing World Championship will be held at the Balboa Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, California, from August 9-14, 2021, Gov Cup 22's. To compete, sailors must be under the age of 23 in 2021. US Sailing announces that the selection process for the skipper representing the U.S. will be by resume.
In order to be considered for selection, skippers must meet these eligibility criteria:
Athletes must be US Citizens, or eligible permanent residents with written authorization from World Sailing for an exemption under World Sailing Regulation 24.5.4
Athlete must hold a valid passport that will not expire for six months after the conclusion of the Event.
All athletes shall be under 23 years old on 31 December of the year of the Event.
All athletes shall obtain a World Sailing Sailor ID by registering online at
Athletes must attend for the entire duration of the Event.
Athletes must be a member in good standing with US Sailing.
To submit this application, you must be a current member of US Sailing. You can look up your member ID here or, if need be, renew or obtain a membership here.