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World Laser 4.7 Youth Championship 2008

Fri 22nd August 2008 - Fri 29th August 2008


The World Youth Laser 4.7 Championship 2008 is an allocated event available to entrants who will be 12 years old but not 18 years old in 2008.

To enter sailors must first complete an application for entry. For more information on the new ILCA "Application for Entry" process please read the International Circular 213

Entry to this event has now closed.

Charter Boats

A limited number of charter Lasers will be available. These will be offered to sailors who have registered for a place and been allocated a place in the first round allocations in the following priority:
first priority to non-European sailors,
second priority to European sailors travelling the furthest distance taking into account sea crossings.

If there are still charter boats remaining after the first allocation of places they will be offered at the discretion of the supplier, subject to availability, on the above priority at regular intervals until all boats are allocated or until the final shipping date.

Sailors who have registered an interest for charter when making their application are automatically included on the charter request list.

Charter Boats will be available from 21st August and include hull with self-bailer and padded toe strap, spars, centreboard, rudder, mainsheet side cleats, control line deck block fitting with blocks and control line deck cleat fitting with cleats. Competitors must provide their own ropes, boom vang, mainsheet block, traveller blocks, sail, battens and tiller.

Charter boats cost £475 (GBP) plus a returnable £150 (GBP) damage deposit.


The venue for the championship is Trogir in Croatia, please see the google map of the area on which is marked the boat parking area and race offices and the two sailing areas.

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Trogir (population 10,000) is located 25km west from the major Croatian port and town of Split. Established in 3rd century BC it is a popular and attractive small holiday town. It is a UNESCO heritage site.

The main highway connecting the coast of Croatia to central Europe is 40 km from Trogir. The airport of Split offering charter and regular flights is 4 km to the north east of the town. There are several ferry companies operating from Italy to Split. Nearest ferry port is located in Split. Companies connecting Split with nearby islands and Italy are: Jadrolinija, Blue Line, Split Tours.

The boat park location is on the town island of Trogir marked on the Google map above. This is an area of water front land being developed as an exclusive Laser boat park with direct access ramps into the harbour. Showers and changing rooms are located in the nearby football club. Road trailer and car parking is available nearby the boat park.

Tourist Information

General Tourist information is available on the websites of the championship accommodation agencies.

Wind Analysis
Wind directions:
     W-NW 12-18 knots 80%
     SE 10-15 knots 15%
     NE 15-20 knots 5%
Air temperature:
     25-28 Celsius
Sea temperature:
     22-24 Celsius


There is a variety of hotel and self catering accommodation in and nearby Trogir. There are two accommodation agencies acting for the championship.

owners: Stiv and Tea Jeina
phone / fax: +385 21 882 388
e-mail / bookings:

owner: Katija Kuzmanic Rozic
phone / fax: +385 21 797 710
e-mail / bookings:

Motor Home parking will be available near by the boat park. Further information will be available on the local championship web site.

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