The wait for competitive sailing fans is finally over as 470 world championships is finally knocking at the door. The latest iteration of the international sailing competition will be happening in Israel on October 21st, 2022.
The 470-world championship is a popular international sailing championship exclusively using the 470-sailboat class. It first launched in 1970 under the authorization of the International 470 Class Association and the International Sailing Federation. Currently, the event is a part of the ISAF Sailing World Championships.
The annual sailing event was canceled in 2020 due to covid pandemic. The following year, it made its return to Portugal. The Swedish team consisting of Anton Dahlberg and Fredrik Bergstrom won the men’s event. While the women’s event was won by the Spanish team consisting of Silvia Mas, and Patricia Cantero.
The 2022 iteration of the event will be held in Israel. It will feature an opening series and a medal race. For the qualifying series, 5 races are scheduled for each event. While for the final series 6 races are scheduled for each event. Additionally, the event will also feature a single series.
When will be 470 World Championships held?
- Date: Friday, October 23, 2022.
- Time: 02:00 a.m. ET
The 470 World Championships 2022 will commence on Friday, October 21, 2022. The first day will begin with an opening ceremony at 02:00 a.m. ET. It is set to continue until October 29, 2022, and will conclude with a prize-giving ceremony.
470 World Championships Schedule:
|Practice Race, Opening Ceremony||October 23, 2022||02:00 a.m.|
|Qualifying Series||October 24, 2022||05:00 p.m.|
|Qualifying Series||October 25, 2022||TBA|
|Qualifying Series, Final Series||October 26, 2022||TBA|
|Qualifying Series, Final Series||October 27, 2022||TBA|
|Qualifying Series, Final Series||October 28, 2022||TBA|
|Final Series, Medal Race, Conclusion Ceremony||October 29, 2022||TBA|
How to watch the 470 World Championships?
The upcoming 470 World Championships have no confirmed television distributor. As a result, the event will not be broadcast on television.
How to Live Stream 470 World Championships?
The official World Sailing YouTube channel, World Sailing TV will live stream the important qualifying matches and final series of the upcoming 2022 470 World Championship. Additionally, individual competitors are given the right to record and show their individual situation throughout the course of the competition.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Amutat Rahaf, Sdot Yam Sailing Club
- Location: Sdot Yam, Haifa District, Israel
The upcoming international 470 sailing championship will be held at the Sodt Yam Sailing Club. The sailing club is located in the Haifa District of Israel.
470 World Championships 2022 Prize Money:
While the officials have confirmed that, the top 10 leading teams in the leaderboard will be given prize money in the upcoming championship the individual prize money allocation chart has yet to be released. Furthermore, the first crews on the final official ranking list will be dubbed “470 Class Mixed World Champions.” As in previous years, the top three teams will be given gold, silver, and bronze medals.