2018 ILCA Laser Radial Men's World Championships

The Olympic Centre in Kiel-Schilksee will be hosting the ILCA Laser Radial Mens World Championships 2018. Taking place from June 18-24 during Kiel Week, we look forward to welcoming athletes from across the globe!

Basic Information

  • The event will take place during Kiel Week 2018, from 18th-24th June
  • Kiel Week: Biggest Sailing Event in the world with more than 130 years of successful history
  • 400,000 visitors in the Olympic Centre Kiel-Schilksee
  • Over 3 million total visitors at Kiel Week


Service for Sailors

  • Audi Trailer Service for free
  • SAP Sailing Analytics
  • On shore International Repair Service for competitors for free
  • Professional Race Officers, Organization Team & International Jury
  • Ideal wind and weather conditions in June expected
  • Top-notch port and event infrastructure
  • Easy logistics: flights to Hamburg with direct transfers to Kiel
  • All types of accommodation (including camping site) close to boat park available
  • All types of restaurants and supermarkets within 2,000m
  • Up to 2,000 points of action in the Kieler Woche program including Europe's largest open-air cultural event for children


ILCA Laser Rad Worlds Schedule

Registration for competitors, coaches and team leaders is scheduled as follows:


Early Charter Training Period

16-19 June
Race office open during limited hours to assist sailors

Monday, 18 June
Registration & Measurement 
Approx. 1400 - 1700 hrs

Tuesday, 19 June
Registration & Measurement 
Approx. 0800 - 1000 and 1400 - 1700 hrs

Opening Ceremonies to follow

Qualification Series

Wednesday, 20 June
2 races back-to-back, each approx 60 minutes
Welcoming reception with meal to follow

Thursday, 21 June
2 races back-to-back, each approx 60 minutes

Friday, 22 June
2 races back-to-back, each approx 60 minutes
Followed by a mid-week party

Final Series

Saturday, 23 June
2 races back-to-back, each approx 60 minutes

Sunday, 24 June
2 races back-to-back, each approx 60 minutes
Followed by the prize giving ceremony

On the last day of racing, no warning signal will be made after 1400 hrs.