KIEL, GERMANY TO HOST THE 2016 470 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS20 Nov 2015
The International 470 Class Association is delighted to announce that Kieler Yacht Club, Germany will host the 2016 470 Junior World Championships as part of the legendary Kiel Week.
The 2016 470 Junior World Championship will take place at the Olympic Sailing Center Kiel-Schilksee, with the dates confirmed as 20-26 June 2016.
Due to the cancellation by Azerbaijan to host the 2016 470 Junior World Championships, a bid process was swiftly put in place to find an alternative venue. The International 470 Class was delighted to receive excellent bids from Australia, Italy, Germany, Spain and Slovenia, along with expressions of interest from several other countries.
The International 470 Class Association would like to thank all candidate venues for their bids.