ISLA (International Sailing League Association) is the world governing body for national league sailing. ISLA is responsible for the promotion, development and success of the national league sailing format as exemplified by the SAILING Champions League events held in Europe each year.
ISLA is the organizing authority of the SAILING Champions League events and is responsible for the Management Manual (Rule Book) of the national league sailing format.
ISLA was established on 17 June 2016 to structure, organize and support national league sailing around the world.
READ the latest minute from ISLA General Assembly 2018 here: Geneva Minute 2018
The mission of ISLA
The mission of ISLA is to provide a framework for competitive and dynamic sail boat racing for all sailors across the entire sailing community in each nation: from the highly competitive first division competition for sailing looking for Olympic type competition to a more club like environment in the second division fleets.
Objectives for ISLA
Publish, edit and maintain a rulebook (Management Manuel) to establish a strict racing format for all national sailing leagues around the world
Assist the conception and development of the national sailing league format in countries that have not begun this activity
Support and assist young national sailing league countries to further develop their league
Coordinate the ISLA and national sailing league activities with World Sailing
Provide solutions to national sailing leagues for development sponsors
Provide solutions to national sailing leagues for broadcasting and software services
Ensure that the SCL tournament structure and events continues to serve as the ultimate destination for national sailing league competitions
Cooperation with boat builders, sailmakers and sailing gear suppliers to furnish the best material for the national sailing league format
Run education program Umpires, national sailing leagues and World Sailing
Provide a platform where national sailing leagues can compare best practice of League Sailing across the world