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Europa Cup Trophy 2020


The Laser Europa Cup Trophy is a series of regattas run throughout the year in various stunning venues across Europe. The competition is open to all sailors, starting from 12 years old, on all Laser rigs (Standard, Radial and 4.7). Fierce competition on the water paired with a great apres-sail social scene make the Europa Cup trophy regattas extremely popular events on the European sailing calendar.

Why not join us in our beautiful sailing venues in 2020 and experience the Europa Cup Trophy for yourself, whilst showing off your sailing skills, learning some new tricks and having a great time both on and off the water.

Participating in the Europa Cup Trophy is a good step to prepare for the European and World Championship as there are a lot sailors from different countries who attend the events.

There are 10 Europa Cup events each year, with 2 events from each sub-region :

  • North West: NED, BEL, GER, DEN, GBR, IRL
  • North East: NOR, FIN, EST, LTU, POL, SWE
  • South West: ESP, POR, FRA, SUI, MON
  • Central East: AUT, HUN, SLO, ITA
  • South East: ROU, GRE, ISR, CRO, SRB, BUL, MNE

Every year the Europa Cup will rotate in each sub-region .


Entry Regulations

Only current fully paid up members of the International Laser Class Association may enter. Clear written evidence of your up-to-date membership status will be required at registration for each regatta (Europeans sailors must show their EurILCA card). If you are not already a member of the Laser Class, you can join by contacting your local District Officer. Full details can be found on our website at European Contacts.

Please refer to the table below for the categories :

2019 Categories 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 +
Class/Rig Sex/ Birth Year 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000  
Laser 4.7 Boys NO Under 16 Under 18 NO
Girls/women NO Under 16 Under 18 Open Women
Laser Radial Boys/Men NO Under 17 Under 19 Open
Girls/Ladies NO Under 17 Under 19 Under 21 F Open
Laser Standard Boys/Men NO Under 19 Under 21 M Open


Every sailor will need to provide a valid World Sailing  Number and date of birth to enter Europa Cup Trophy regattas. If you do not know your World Sailing Number or have not yet registered for one, you can do so free of charge on the World Sailing website.


·The assigned score corresponds to the final position in each event.

·Sailors sailing a boat only scored as DNC, DNF, DNS, DSQ, DNE, OCS, UFD, BFD will have a score equal to the number of entries plus one.

·Sailors having not yet sailed any event, will take 3 times the score based on the higher number of competitors in the same class plus one, Each time they sail a regatta, that penalty will be substituted by his score taken at the respective event.

·The sum of the best 3 scores (lower) at Europa Cup regattas determines the competitor's total ranking score.

·Scoring for series results in any of these above categories shall be made by extraction from the overall series results without rescoring.

·The Europa Cup trophy final ranking will be available at

We are looking forward to seeing you on the Europa Cup circuit.