Selection process

Find out detail about the Artemis Academy selection process for 
Mixed Youth & Women

Stage 1 - Application

  • Goal of Stage 1 is to evaluate all candidates and select 40 (20 mixed youth, 20 women) to go to Stage 2
  • Each sailor has applied online. Applications are now closed
  • Applicants’ answers will be reviewed by the selection committee
  • Sunday 9th July - Stage 1 closes at 23:59
  • Successful candidates will be informed and invited to Stage 2 by 16th July

Stage 2 - Sailing trials

  • During this stage, the 40 applicants selected for Stage 1 will be cut down to 20
  • Sailors will be evaluated on their sailing skills, fitness level and ability to learn and work in a team environment
  • Two two-day camps will take place with 20 sailors at each camp
  • Day 1: Morning: fitness test, hand/eye coordination/reaction test, simulator test. Afternoon: on the water sailing. Evening: debrief
  • Day 2: Morning: AC40 theory seminar Afternoon: On the water sailing 8 Waszps (rotating boats)
  • 13 August - the successful 20 applicants (10 mixed youth, 10 women) will be informed

 

Stage 3 - Artemis Academy

  • The Artemis Academy will proceed with the following training plan:
  • 21-25 August - first full team training camp in Gothenburg, training in 8 Waszps
  • September - November - 69F/Wasp training Sweden
  • Summer 2024 - the selection of the final race team
  • As the race team is selected, the Artemis Academy places will be filled with new candidates

 

Artemis Academy training plan for both 
Mixed Youth and Women's

Sailors will be put through their paces to progressively build up their sailing and foiling skills to competently step onboard an AC40 and compete on a global stage.

Waszps

Initial training plan to utilise the Waszps through group training sessions where coaching will be provided.

Outside the planned training sessions, sailors will be expected to do their own training

69F

Next stage of training is utilising the 2x 69F’s to increase foiling skills, team work, communication and boat maintenance, in the start of September through to the end of November

Simulator

Once we have established basic foiling, team work, communication skills and understanding the physics of foiling, simulator sessions will take part in Belfast during November/December

Alternative ways to enter the Artemis Academy

If an applicant has not been selected through the normal process, there will be alternative ways to qualify to the team:

1 - Notable achievements, hard work ethics will be picked up by our scouts who are located throughout Sweden and internationally

2 - Waszp regatta using our 8 boats, open to sailors who are not on the team/unsuccessful from previous rounds. The winner will be invited to train with the Artemis Academy
 

Artemis Academy for the future

The Artemis Academy will continue after the race teams are selected in late 2024 to go to Barcelona.

The Artemis Academy will undergo a new selection process with the primary goal of developing Swedish foiling talent from the next generation of sailors.

As Artemis Academy sailors are selected to the race teams, the Academy will continue to recruit new talent and train and develop those sailors for future competitions. 
 
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