Four Bids Confirmed for 2016 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship

By Community | October 23, 2012

The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has confirmed that Oman, store  Argentina, capsule the Netherlands and Poland have bid for the prestigious 2016 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.

Speaking to Muscat Daily, bronchi David Graham, Oman Sail CEO said, “Yes, we have bid for the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship in 2016. We plan to host it at Al Musannah Sports City.” He added, “We have prepared a strong bid and are hopeful of winning it.”

Meanwhile, the official ISAF website quoted ISAF Sailing World Cup manager, Antonio Gonzalez de la Madrid, who acts as ISAF technical delegate at the Youth Worlds as saying, “It is great news for ISAF and the development of youth sailing around the world that we have received bids from Asia, Europe and South America.

“All of the venues have the experience, expertise and knowledge to hold the 2016 ISAF Youth World Championship and we look forward to them all presenting their case in November. The ISAF Youth Worlds has seen future Olympic medallists pass through the system and the 2016 edition will be no different in showcasing the best young sailors in the world.”

The Youth World Championship sub-committee will meet at the 2012 ISAF annual conference in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland in November. The ISAF will make a recommendation to the Events Committee who will recommend the host venue to ISAF Council for final approval.