HOW TO FOLLOW – 2023 World Championship

This week, the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia will host the 2023 World Sailing Youth Match Racing World Championship, becoming the first Australian Club to do so. 

Twelve teams, representing nine nations will via to become Youth Match Racing World Champion.

Racing will begin on Monday 11 December at 1200hrs off Clark Island, with a qualifying round robin scheduled over the first two days. The winner of this stage will be awarded the Gerard Bosse Memorial Trophy on Tuesday afternoon.

After qualifying, the Top Four teams will move directly to the Quarter Finals, leaving the remaining eight teams to sail a repechage round to determine the remaining four Quarter Finalists. The repechage is scheduled for Wednesday 13 December. 

Over Thursday and Friday, the knockout stages will commence, with a first-to-three point Quarter Finals, followed by the Semi Finals and Finals on Friday. 

All racing is scheduled to take place on Race Area A, off Clark Island between 1200 – 1700hrs throughout the week. 

Live Results
Follow up live results throughout the week via the CYCA Live Results page.

Official Photo Galleries and Highlight Videos
Throughout the week, all racing will be captured by our Event Photographer/Videographer Darcie Collington. Photo galleries and press releases will be published each evening following racing via the CYCA’s social media channels and website, with daily highlight videos published each morning of racing at 1000hrs. 

Live Streaming Race Days 4 & 5
On Thursday 14 & Friday 15 December, SailMedia, Australia’s leading marine event coverage specialists will capture all the action from the knockout stages and Finals. SailMedia will bring a live broadcast of the racing from Sydney Harbour, beginning at 1140hrs each day. Watch the racing live via the CYCA Youth Sailing Academy Facebook page or CYCATV on Youtube. 

Watch the Finals on the Official Spectator Vessel
Join us on the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Official Spectator Vessel for the Finals of the 2023 World Sailing Youth Match Racing World Championship. On Friday 15 December, a Rosman Ferry will depart the CYCA at 1330hrs to cover the Finals. For more information and to book, click here

For any media requests, please email ysa.admin@cyca.com.au

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