EurILCA Solidarity Programme

2024 EurILCA Solidarity Programme - Seven years in a row

The seventh edition of our Solidarity Programme successfully concluded at the 2024 ILCA 4 Youth European Championships in Izola, Slovenia. This is a programme where every year selected sailors from European countries with low participation in our main events are invited to join this main youth competition.

EurILCA´s Solidarity Programme is kindly sponsored by

Past Editions

2023 - Cadiz, Spain
2022 - Dziwnow, Poland
2021 - Travemunde, Germany
2020 - Vilamoura, Portugal
2019 - Hyeres, France
2018 - Patras, Greece

EurILCA Solidarity Programme 2025 - Stay tuned!

Application is now open for our seventh EurILCA Solidarity Programme to be held at the 2024 ILCA 4 Youth European Championships & Open European Trophy in Izola, Slovenia, from April 5-12 2024.

Interested sailors must fill the Application Request Form through the button below to be considered;

EurILCA’s Solidarity Programme was first released in 2018 during the Laser 4.7 Youth Europeans in Patras, Greece, and then subsequently repeated in 2019 to 2023 at the EurILCA 4 Youth Europeans in Hyeres, Vilamoura, Travemunde, Dziwnow and Cadiz.

This programme is intended to help youth sailors from European countries with low participation to join our ILCA 4 Youth European championships.

The Solidarity Programme is offering selected sailors with free entry fee, coach by Olympic sailors on the water and shore, and cloth sponsoring.

If you have any questions about the Programme or how to apply please contact Ms. Burcu Algon Giorgianni at

Ms. Burcu is EurILCA’s Solidarity Programme’s manager and will decide who to accept on the programme, based on your country’s quota and other subjects.

EurILCA’s Solidarity Programme’s is kindly supported by Rooster Sailing, SailCoach and Charter Boat.


The EurILCA Team