2022 F18 World Championships

Picture from US F18 website

Important deadlines and information about the 2022 Immunolin F18 World Championships

From Jill Nickerson, Chair of the 2022 Immunolin F18 World Championships

“We are very excited to have the 2022 Immunolin F18 World Championships coming to Clearwater Beach, FL in October 2022.
We already have 36 boats registered with 9 countries. GET REGISTERED! then make sure to pay by the deadlines to insure your discount. If you are already registered but not paid, you must pay by March 31 to obtain the early registration discount.
We will have activities happening from October 6th on thru the close of the event on October 16th, 2022.”


It is important to like the Red Gear Racing Facebook page as that is where announcements will be regularly made regarding the event. In addition, we are posting information all the time on the website F18World2022.org.


Deadline is approaching to qualify for early registration! It is the end of this month! See NoR:

4.1 Entries with confirmed payment:  
4.1.1 No later than March 31, 2022, will pay an early entry fee of $375.00 USD.
4.1.2 From April 1, 2022, and no later than August 31, 2022 will pay an entry fee of $425.00 USD. 
4.1.3 From September 1, 2022, registration will be subject to OA approval and will pay a late entry fee of $500.00 USD.
4.1.4 Youth Sailors born prior to 1999, will receive a $100.00 USD entry discount.
4.2 The entry fee has to be paid via the online entry form on the event website. The Organizing Authority will be authorized to collect the entry fee electronically. 
4.3 If an entry is cancelled by the competitor, the entry fee will be refunded as follows:
– Cancellation Date Entry Fee Refund:
– Through July 1, 2022 100% less $50 Administrative Fee
– July 1 – August 15, 2022 100% less $100 Administrative Fee
– After August 15, 2022 No refund


We have listed some reduced shipping costs contacts for containers on the web site under logistics: https://www.f18world2022.org/shipping-containers/
We have also announced a sponsorship of $100.00 per boat for anyone shipping from offshore. That could be as much as $1100 per container! Restrictions apply.


It is important to reserve your room at the Sheraton Sand Key as soon as possible to get the discount rate… You can always cancel it. The hotel has been selling out constantly during our Winter Series Races we have been having.

Please contact the hotel for any special requests otherwise use the Booking Links below: 

Sheraton Sand Key Resort. 1160 Gulf Boulevard Clearwater Beach, FL USA 727-595-1611 

Note: hotel discount will only be available until august 30, 2022. You must reserve a room by then in order to get the group discount of $199.00 + taxes. Discounted rooms are on a first come first serve basis.
Please let me know if there is anything we can do to help make your trip more enjoyable.