Following the withdrawal of Israel as the host nation for the 2017 Youth Sailing Worlds, new bids have been invited to host the event.
World Sailing has received bids from three Member National Authorities aiming to host the 2017 Championships. Bids have been received from the following host cities:
- Mar del Plata, Argentina
- Melbourne, Australia
- Sanya, China
Each bidding venue has indicated it would host the Youth Worlds, the pinnacle event for youth sailors, in December 2017.
The change of date will impact on the process of qualification for 420 sailors and the Committee await an update from the Irish Sailing Association.