Today [24 March 2020] the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee issued a joint statement announcing the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Today [24 March 2020] the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee issued a joint statement announcing the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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These Terms of use (“Terms“) apply to your access to and use of this website (“Site“), mobile applications or other online product or online service (collectively the “Services“) of World Sailing ( “WS“, “we” or “us“).

Access to and use of this Site and the Services are provided by WS subject to the following Terms and Conditions:

1. Rules and Regulations

We reserve the right to make changes or modifications to these Terms, or any policy or guideline of our Services, at any time and at our sole discretion. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the revisions on this website and you waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued use of this Site and/or the Services following the posting of modifications will constitute your acceptance of such modifications. Accordingly, you should frequently review these Terms and applicable policies and guidelines to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of this Site and/or the Services.

If you are using this site or the Services on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorised to accept these Terms on such entity’s behalf, and that such entity will be responsible for your violation of these Terms. Failure to use our Services in accordance with these Terms may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use this Site or the Services and may subject you to legal action by WS and/or severe civil and/or criminal penalties.

2. Copyright

This site is owned by World Sailing Limited. Unless otherwise indicated, all of the content featured on the pages of this website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, data, photographic images, moving images, sound, illustrations, software, and the arrangement thereof (“Content“), is owned by WS, its licensors, or its third-party data providers and all rights are reserved.

You are specifically prohibited from:

a. Downloading, copying, or re-transmitting any or all of the Site or the Content without, or in violation of, a written license or agreement with WS

b. Using any data mining, robots or similar data gathering extraction methods

c. Manipulating or otherwise displaying the Site or Content by using framing or similar navigational technology

d. Registering, subscribing, unsubscribing, or attempting to register, subscribe or unsubscribe any party for any WS product or service if you are not expressly authorised by such party to do so

RSS feeds and podcasting are free services offered by WS to individuals for private, non-commercial use. RSS and podcasting aggregators may incorporate the WS feeds into their directories for the benefit of individuals using the aggregator. Any other use is prohibited, including copying, reproducing, republishing, uploading, posting, transmitting, editing or distributing our feeds or podcasts in any way by any means unless you have prior written permission from WS . WS reserves the right to discontinue feeds and podcasts at any time.

The WS XRR project is a free service offered by WS to any external party for importing and exporting data pertaining to the sport of sailing. Any publication of data gathered by way of this service will be credited to WS as the source in every instance. Any potential alteration to this data and all derived information generated manually or by third party logic that is used for publication will include reference to this fact in every instance and the party by or on behalf of which the derived or altered data is published accepts full responsibility for the representation of it.

You represent and warrant that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including, without limitation, those relating to the Internet, data, e-mail, privacy, and the transmission of technical data that exist in the country in which you reside.

3. Disclaimer

This Site and the Content of all Services are provided ‘as is’ and WS and its directors, employees, content providers, agents and affiliates exclude, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any warranty express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose.

All trademarks, registered trademarks, product or service names, company names, slogans or logos mentioned in the Services are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by WS .

WS will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this Site or the Services, or the unavailability of the same, including, but not limited to lost profits, and direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. The functions embodied on or in the materials of this Site and the Services are not warranted to be uninterrupted or without error. You, not WS , assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction due to your use of this Site or the Services. We make no warranty that the Site or the Services are free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties.

WS uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the Content of this Site and the Services, but we make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, correctness or reliability of the same.

WS offers a search feature within the Site. WS explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the content or availability of information contained in our search index or directory. WS also disclaims any responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any directory or search result.

In no event shall WS , its directors, members, employees or agents be liable for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of use, loss of profits or loss of data, whether in an action in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence) or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this Site or the Services or the materials contained in or accessed through this Site or the Services, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from reliance by user on any information obtained from WS , or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of god, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to data, software or the Services made available by WS . In no event shall the aggregate liability of WS , whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), product liability, strict liability or other theory, arising out of or relating to the use of this Site or the Services exceed any compensation you pay, if any, to WS for access to or use of this Site or the Services.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Disputes arising here from shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, your use of this Site and the Services must be terminated immediately.


EU Cookie Directive

There are various methods we use to gain users consent to cookies. For example, we could use pop-ups; prompting users to tick a box to confirm they give permission for us to download cookies on their machine. Alternatively, we could use an online form that all users must complete before using the website.

We consider both of these solutions as obtrusive. We want our users find information and services quickly. Therefore, we have taken the decision to promote how we use cookies on our website instead. This will enable users to make an informed decision whether they want to disable this feature.

There are links on our terms and conditions and disclaimer pages which are in the footer of every web page pointing to this information.

What is a Cookie?

Information may be sent to your computer in the form of an Internet “cookie” to allow our servers to monitor your requirements. The cookie is stored on your computer. Our server may request that your computer return a cookie to it.

These return cookies do not contain any information supplied by you or any personally identifiable information about you. However, we use cookies to keep track of your shopping cart when you are using the World Sailing Store Online.

Such measures are necessary to allow World Sailing and its subsidiaries to measure the usability of the systems, which will help to continually improve user experience of our websites. Your browser software should however enable you to block cookies if you wish to. For more information about cookies, please visit

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.

These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Targeting or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

Google Analytics

World Sailing uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics collects first party cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour. This information is sent to Google and is used to evaluate how our website is being used. This enables World Sailing to compile statistical reports. A full list of cookies used by Google Analytics and explanations on how these work are available on the Google code website.

World Sailing does not collect (nor allow any third party to collect) personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information. We will not link or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a computer user. In short, Google Analytics doesn’t identify who you are, but it does track your movements on our websites.

How to Disable Cookies

You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. There is more information about cookies, including how to delete them on the website You may also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.