Sailing World Championships The Hague 11-20 August
Matt Wearn winning Olympic Test Event Marseilles
The 2023 Allianz Sailing World Championships are expected to see more than 900 boats and 1,400 participants from over 90 nations. These will be held in The Hague, Netherlands 11-20 August. There are 107 Olympic places on the line at these World Championships with the balance being contested in the separate class 2024 World Championships and in regional Olympic qualifying events around the World.
51 Sailors in all 12 Olympic classes have been selected by Australian Sailing to compete in the event.
In the ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 events 16 countries in each will qualify at these 2023 World Championships for a place in the 2024 Paris (Marseilles) Olympics. Australia will have six women (Zoe Thompson, Elyse Ainsworth, Casey Imeneo, Mara Stransky, Evie Saunders and Sylvie Stannage) and five men (Matt Wearn, Finn Alexander, Luke Elliott, Zac Littlewood and Ethan McAullay) competing.
The event web site is Here.
There is more information on the Australian sailing Team web site Here.