About The IM32CA Ranking Series.
The International Melges 32 Class Association manages a number or series, or racing circuits in North America, Europe and Australasia.
The World Ranking consists of all IM32CA sanctioned events in a given class calendar year. Points are awarded to the owner/helm and the best of five events are counted, as combined from the USA, European and Australiasia Series Rankings. Bonus points are awarded for North American, European and World Championships based on participation.
USA SAILING SERIES
The USA Sailing Series includes North American events occurring throughout the year designated as 'sanctioned' events. Points are awarded to the owner/helm and the best of three events are counted. How many events and which events are assigned to be part of the USA Sailing Series varies from year-to-year. USA Sailing Series scores count toward the World Ranking. Bonus points are awarded for the U.S. National Championship based on participation.
The European Sailing Series includes all events occurring throughout Europe during the year designated as 'sanctioned' events. Points are awarded to the owner/helm and the scores of all events are counted. European Sailing Series scores count toward the World Ranking.
The Midwinter Series Ranking includes cumulative combined scoring of the Gold Cup, Key West Race Week and Miami Grand Prix. All scores carry over and are included in the USA Sailing Series.
AUDI SAILING SERIES
The Audi Sailing Series includes all events listed as part of that year's circuit with all scores counting toward the Series title. All scores carry over and are included in the European Sailing Series.
- Points are awarded to the Owner/Driver
- Each event attended counts toward their total ranking score
- Base scoring system awards points as follows:
- 1st place = 100 points
- 2nd place = 99 points
- 3rd place = 98 points
- 4th place = 97 points
- 100th place = 1 point
- 101th place = 0 point