In 2019, St. Petersburg for the first time hosts the RS:X Youth World Championship from 4th to 11th August. This event will pave the way for St.Petersburg to bid for Olympic Classes' worlds and Summer Olympics.
The competition will be attended by over 150 top RS:X Olympic class athletes from around the world. Besides the world championship races an extensive shore program is developed. Guests will be able to watch both amateur and professional kite and sailing boarders' shows.