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To apply for the British Keelboat Academy, you need to be aged between 18-24 years old during the squad year.

The BKA 2018 applications are now OPEN.  Applications will close on Thursday 5th October 2017.

You need to have a British passport and be available to train and race in the UK. You need to be able to pay the squad fee of £300 (by 3rd November 2017) which helps pay for the training weekends, boats, coaches, lecture rooms and clothing.  Accommodation and food will only be provided at the Squad Induction weekend (11/12th November 2017, Hamble).

To race at a high level, sailors need to be physically and mentally fit. The programmes include fitness sessions aiming at improving your personal fitness; please contact us if you think this could be an issue.

You will be notified about your application the week commencing 16th October 2017. If you are successful, you will need to pay your BKA squad fee by the 3rd November 2017.  Please note that due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only respond to completed applications.  All those who complete the form, will receive confirmation within 1 week.

If you have any concerns or queries, please contact us.

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