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2018 SAILING Champions League announcement

by Julia Egge 2 Dec 2017 06:33 PST 31 May - 3 June 2018
2018 SCL qualifiers © Lars Wehrmann

There are still a few months to go before the first event of the SAILING Champions League 2018 in Porto Cervo, Italy (31 May – 3 June), but the preparations are already in progress. As in 2017, the first four clubs from every nation qualify for Act 1 and Act 2, where they will compete for their places in the SAILING Champion League Finale.

These are the teams that are eligible for the two qualifier events in Porto Cervo and St Petersburg:

  • Austria: Burgenländischer Yacht Club, SCTWV Achensee, Union Yacht Club Wolfgangsee, Yacht Club Bregenz
  • Czech Republik: ICZ RODOP, TJ LS Brno, JK Truc Plzen, YC Neratovice
  • Denmark: Frederikshavn Sejlklub, Kongelig Dansk Yachtclub, Kerteminde Sejlklub, Hellerup Sejlklub
  • Finland: Åländska Segelsällskapet, Nyländska Jaktklubben, Mariehamns Seglarförening, Brändö Segalare
  • France: tbd
  • Germany: Norddeutscher Regatta Verein, Deutscher Touring Yacht-Club, Segel- und Motorboot Club Überlingen, Wassersport-Verein Hemelingen
  • Italy: Circolo Canottieri Aniene, Yacht Club Adriano, Circolo della Vela Bari, Società Canottieri Garda Salò
  • Lithuania: tbd
  • Netherlands: WV Almere Centraal, Jachtclub Scheveningen, WSV Giesbeek, VWDTP Groningen
  • Norway: Moss Seilforening, Åsgårdstrand Seilforening, Ran Seilforening, Trønsberg Seilforening
  • Poland: Jacht Klub Kamien Pomorski, Yacht Club Sopot, MOS IIawa, Olsztynski Klub Zeglarski
  • Russia: Lord of the Sail – Asia, Navigator Sailing Team, Lord of the Sail – Europe, PIRogovo
  • Slovenia: tbd
  • Sweden: Kungliga Svenska Segelsällskapet, Cape Crow Yacht Club, Hjuviks BK, Malmö Segelsällskapet
  • Switzerland: Regattaclub Bodensee, Regattaclub Oberhofen, Société Nautique de Genève, Seglervereinigung Kreuzlingen
  • United Kingdom: Itchenor Sailing Club, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Wessex Sailing Club, Port Edgar Yacht Club
  • USA: Winner of Women's Worlds in Mexico and Winner of US Sailing Mallory Trophy
In the qualifier events for Act 1 (Porto Cervo) and Act 2 (St. Petersburg), the top four ranked clubs from sixteen National Sailing Leagues compete against each other to win a ticket for the 2018 Grand Finale in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

The principal upcoming events for the 2018 SAILING Champions League are:

  • Act I: May 31 to June 6- Porto Cervo, Italy- Yacht Club Costa Smeralda
  • Act II: tbd- St. Petersburg, Russia- St. Petersburg Yacht Club
  • Final: August 30 to September 2nd- St. Moritz, Switzerland- Segelclub St. Moritz
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