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World Sailing Championships & Media Race Come To Clearwater Beach, FL


October 12-16 2022
F16 Nationals, Nacra 15 YOUTH Nationals, F18 Warm up Regatta
October 8-10, 2022
F18 Worlds MEDIA RACEOctober 11, 2022

Witness the chills and spills of 18 foot long, high performance beach catamarans will depart the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL each morning to race just off the beach. Racing will be between 12PM and 4:30PM each day. The public can come meet the teams on the beach between 10AM and 12PM and 3:30PM- 5PM. A portion of the proceeds from this event will support the MY SAIL Youth Foundation.

Festivities will begin on October 8-10 with the Red Gear Racing Championships for the F16 Nationals, Nacra 15 Youth Nationals, and F18 Worlds Warm Up event. The main event, the 2022 Immunolin F18 World Championships, will run from October 12-16, 2022.

Sailing teams from all over the world will attend this prestigious event, held in Clearwater Beach for the first time. The World will see Clearwater Beach highlighted at this event on Facebook, Instagram, social media avenues and Worldwide television distribution thru ICARUS Sports Television.

We invite the media outlets to join us for our media race on October 11 th at 1PM at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort. Meet the competitors and see the boats up close. We will team you up with one of our top skippers and put you on a racing boat to experience the thrill first hand. You will race with our skipper in our media race. Awards will be presented to the top Media Team!

“We’re excited to see a prestigious event like this come to Clearwater Beach,” said Visit St. Pete/Clearwater President & CEO, Steve Hayes. “We look forward to the media having a chance to actually participate in the sport, as well as meet the sailing teams from all over the world.”

For information:
Jill Nickerson, Chair
2022 Immunolin F18 World Championship and Red Gear Racing Championships
727-793-8743 *

A portion of the proceeds from this event will support the MY SAIL Youth Foundation