The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) invites applications to the ISAF Athlete Participation Programme for the 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.
The 2014 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship will take place in Tavira, Portugal from 12-19 July 2014.
The ISAF Athlete Participation Programme (APP) was created in 2002 and assists athletes with attending the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship by offering coaching support and financial subsidies towards the entry fee and travel costs. The World Youth Sailing Trust provides a Championship coach. The APP is targeted at sailors from nations in Subscription Categories 1 and 2.
Priority will be given for new countries and for countries that have not participated in the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship during the last two years.
Thanks to APP funding, sailors from the Cook Islands, Cuba, El Salvador, Serbia, Botswana and Paraguay have been able to compete at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship.
The APP allows athletes, via their Member National Authority to apply for support in the following ways: