10 NA and Caribbean countries already signed for YOG Qualifier
by Byte Class Association on 11 Dec 2010
Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Jamaica, St. Lucia, and the US Virgin Islands are already on board for the CII North American Championship and the NA and Caribbean Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Qualifier coming up March 10 - 15. Four more countries are working on the logistics for a team.
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Cayman will be the fifth, and final, Continental qualifier for the boy's and girl's singlehanded discipline at the YOG. Asia and Europe have just concluded the first two very successful events in Pattaya,Thailand and Imperia, Italy and you can follow the links to those championships. Oceania is next in Largs, Australia in early January, South America follows at the end of January in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Cayman winds it up in March. However, that is not the end of qualifying!
ISAF have designated a final championship to be Open, at which ANY country can qualify for the remaining six spots in the girl's and six in the boy's. This will be the Byte CII 2010 World Championship in Cannes, France and the Yacht Club de Cannes NOR is already posted.
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