Formula 18

Formula 18

3 Seasons

The Formula 18 class has grown so quickly from inception in 1994, that the World Sailing Recognised Status was granted in 1996, eighteen months after the birth of the formula. Mainly European at the beginning, the Formula 18 is now spreading to Australia, New Zealand and North America, with not less than twelve different designs affordable on the market at the moment.

To conclude, Formula 18 sailing offers probably the best balance between cost and value, fairness and competition, to the wider range of crew statures.

Last but not least, the Class is extremely proud to welcome numerous Olympic sailors to the annual World Championship, as it is a clear assessment of the Formula 18 skill level.

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Formula 18
  • Kiel Week 2017 - Sailing Highlights - Day 4

    Episode 1

    The final day of racing for the International Classes at Kiel Week 2017 - Watch day four highlights as yet again, Kiel provided champagne sailing conditions for all to enjoy. Tomorrow is the start of the Olympic Classes Regatta with some big names racing.

    Video Producer: Kieler Woche TV

  • F18 Italian Nationals 2017 - Wrap Up

    Episode 2

    The Formula 18 Catamarani Italia Class Nationals, in partnership with the German Association, was hosted at Circolo Vela Arco. Stunning conditions with Vettori and Stella picking up the honours with a decisive four wins out of six (the other two were 2nds)!

    Video Producer: Emilio Santinelli