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Be Part of the IOM World Championship 2024


The success of the 2024 International One Metre (IOM) World Championship relies on the dedication and enthusiasm of volunteers like you. This prestigious event, taking place in Gladstone, Australia, from the 20th to the 28th of October 2024, promises to be an unforgettable experience that brings together people from all walks of life and celebrates the thrilling sport of sailing. 


As we prepare to welcome competitors from around the world, we are calling out to our community to join us and play a crucial role in making this championship an outstanding achievement.




Why Volunteer?


Volunteering at the IOM World Championship is a unique opportunity to be at the heart of an international sporting event. It's not just about the races; it's about creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere that fosters camaraderie, sportsmanship, and the joy of sailing. Here are some of the benefits of being involved:


Immerse Yourself in the Excitement: As a volunteer, you'll be right where the action happens, witnessing the exhilarating races and feeling the energy of the participants and spectators.


Meet People from Around the World: Interact with sailors, officials, and fellow volunteers from diverse backgrounds, forging new friendships and connections that can last a lifetime.


Give Back to the Community: Your contribution as a volunteer directly impacts the success of the event and the experience of all involved, showcasing Gladstone's warm and inclusive community spirit.


Enhance Your Skills: Whether you're a seasoned event organiser or a first-time volunteer, this experience will provide you with valuable skills in teamwork, communication, problem-solving, and leadership.


Unique Behind-the-Scenes Access: Get a behind-the-scenes look at how an international championship of this scale is organised and executed, adding an exciting dimension to your volunteering journey.

Volunteer Opportunities


We have a wide range of roles available to suit different interests and abilities. You can choose to be part of the race management team, assisting with hospitality and guest services, supporting media and communication efforts, helping with event setup and logistics, providing spectator guidance, or contributing to medical and first aid services. If you have specific skills or ideas, we're open to discussing tailored roles that align with your expertise.


How to Join: Getting involved is easy! Simply fill out our volunteer registration form and indicate your availability and areas of interest. Whether you can commit for the entire duration of the championship or just a few days, your contribution will be invaluable.


Be a Part of History: 


The IOM World Championship in Gladstone is an event that will be remembered for years to come. By becoming a volunteer, you'll be part of the team that made it possible and played a key role in shaping the memories of participants and spectators alike.




Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the International One Metre (IOM) World Championship in Gladstone, Australia. Your support is vital in making this event a resounding success. Please take a moment to fill out this form, and we'll be in touch with you soon to discuss your involvement as a valued member of our volunteer team.

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Areas of Interest: We have various volunteer opportunities available. Please indicate the roles you are interested in:

Thanks for showing an interest in volunteering. We'll be in touch as soon as possible.

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