The Road to the Worlds Waypoint Series is a 3-year International 12 Metre yacht competition from May 2017 through the 2019 12mR World Championship, July 7 - 13 at Newport, RI. Twelves racing at specific "Waypoints" designated events in North Europe, South Europe and the Americas will be awarded points for both their participation and performance. At the culmination of this 27 regatta series, the 12mR yacht with the greatest number of points overall will be named the Waypoints winner.

This competition is open to all 12 Metre yachts with valid Measurement Certificates (including Appendix E Certificates) and current ITMA Membership status at the time of each Waypoints event in which they participate. All 12mR yachts worldwide may compete at any Waypoint event, whether within or outside of their home fleet.

Road to the Worlds Waypoints Series Map


THE WAYPOINTS REGATTAS:

2017

N. Europe: (1) Kiel Classic (2) Dyvig/Glucksburg (3) Robbe & Berking European Championship (4) Wessel & Vett Metre Cup

S. Europe: (1) Les Voiles de Antibes (2) Argentario Sailing Week (3) Regates Royales de Cannes (4) Les Voiles de San Tropez

Americas: (1) MetreFest /NYYC Annual (2) Newport Cup (3) Edgartown 12mR (4) North American Championship

12mR Waypoints Standings- Cumulative 10/13/17

Click to Download Waypoints 2017 Standings PDF


2018

N. Europe: (1) Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup (2) Kiel 12mR Trophy (3) German Classics 12mR Cup (4) Wessel & Vett Metre Cup

S. Europe: (1) Les Voiles de Antibes (2) Argentario Sailing Week (3) Regates Royales de Cannes (4) Les Voiles de St. Tropez

Americas: (1) NYYC Annual Regatta (2) Newport 12mR Trophy (3) Edgartown 12mR Regatta (4) North American Championship

Click Download Waypoints 2018 Standings PDF

2019

(1) NYYC 165th Annual Regatta: June 14-16, 2019

(2) Newport 12mR Trophy Regatta: June 21-23, 2019

(3) Edgartown 12mR Regatta: June 27-30, 2019



THE WAYPOINTS SCORING SYSTEM:

2017 & 2018, each yacht will recieve:

  • 5 participation points for each Waypoints event in which they compete PLUS
  • 1 performance point for each yacht that finishes behind them in their division (Vintage, Traditional, Modern or Grand Prix)

2017 & 2018 Scoring Example:

A Vintage 12mR finishes first in fleet of 9 at 2017 event, she would be awarded:

5 particpation points + 8 performance points = 13 Waypoints

The second place Vintage 12mR in this fleet of 9 at same 2017 event would be awarded:

5 participation points + 7 performance points = 12 Waypoints

2019, each yacht will recieve:

  • 10 participation points for each Waypoints event in which they compete PLUS
  • 1 performance point for each yacht that finishes behind them in their division (Vintage, Traditional, Modern or Grand Prix)

2019 Scoring Example:

A Modern 12mR finishes first in fleet of 7 at 2019 event, she would be awarded:

10 parcipation points + 6 performance points = 16 Waypoints

The second place Modern 12mR in this fleet of 7 at same 2019 event would be awarded:

10 participation points + 5 performance points = 15 Waypoints

To earn WAYPOINTS, each yacht must:

  • Hold a valid 12mR Measurement Certificate
    • E Certificate yachts are also elegible
  • Be a current member of ITMA and
  • Be scored within 12mR Rule

Waypoints scoring for all participating 12mR yachts will be tracked on this, ITMA'S official website, so that they may track Waypoints competition worldwide.