St. Petersburg Yacht Club invites clubs from all National Sailing Leagues to take part in the Russian qualification CUP of the SAILING Champions League and fight for the right to represent their home country in the SAILING Champions League Qualifier 2022. The “SCL CUP” takes place in St. Petersburg from September 23-26, 2021 and selects three clubs to proceed to the SAILING Champions League Qualifier 2022. The “SAILING Champions League CUP” in St. Petersburg is open to all clubs from any country with a National Sailing League (member of ISLA). Only clubs that didn’t participate in the SCL Qualifier in Kiel in July 2021 can enter the SCL CUP in St. Petersburg. The prize money for the winner of the event is 10,000 Euro.
Since 2015, St. Petersburg Yacht Club has regularly hosted one of the Qualifiers of the SAILING Champions League series with the support of General Partner Gazprom. Spectacular races on the Neva have become the hallmark of Russian sailing in Europe. The event
In September 2021, the “SAILING Champions League CUP” returns to St. Petersburg. As the number of competitors is constantly growing, for the 2022 season, the SAILING Champions League introduces a multilevel qualification.
The races in St. Petersburg will take place on September 23-26 in the home waters of the hosting St. Petersburg Yacht Club. In addition, the hosting club provides a brand-new fleet of MX700 boats (similar to J/70) for the competition and handles all the visa support if needed.
More information (Notice of Race and the Entry Form) is found here.
Only one week before the “SCL CUP”, the Russian Sailing League will hold its first and only event in 2021 from September 16-19, also in St. Petersburg. The top three clubs from the Russian Sailing League will qualify for the SAILING Champions League Qualifiers 2022.
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