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British Youth Sailing 

Providing opportunities for young dinghy sailors and windsurfers to develop their racing talent towards Olympic Classes sailing, the RYA's British Youth Sailing programme is the envy of the world!

Latest News

  • Laser 4.7 summer entry applications are now open. Please click here for details on how to apply. Applications will close at 23:59 on the 7th May 2017
  • RYA Techno UK Junior Squad Notice of Selection 2017/18 and International Support 2017 policy can be found here
  • The RYA Youth National Championships 2017 entries have CLOSED
  • RYA Laser 4.7 Notice of Selection Including 2017 Season Event Support policy has been updated 5. Indicator Events for the Summer based International Team programme. Click here to take you to the Junior 'Selection' webpage
  • Dates for your Diary! 2018 RYA Youth Nationals. The 2018 RYA Youth National Championships will be held in Largs from 30 March - 6 April 2018. Friday 30 March - Profiling. Saturday 31 March - Profiling, Registration and Measurement. Sunday 1 April - Registration and Measurement. Monday 2 April - Racing starts. Friday 6 April Racing finishes
  • RYA Youth Squad applications (summer squad entry) are now open. Please click here for details of how to apply. Applications close 23:59 14th April 2017
  • 2017 EUROSAF Youth European Championships - Following a review of the programme and planning all events that will be supported during the 2017 season, the British Youth Sailing Team have decided not to send a team to this event in 2017.
  • 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships Notice of Selection has been amended and now includes Primary and Secondary indicator events for Nacra 15 catamaran (Open). Please click here
  • 3 Amendments to the Notice of Selection - RYA British Youth Sailing policy (2017/18 RYA UK Youth Squad Selection and 2017 British Youth Sailing Team Selection): 1. Pages 9 & 10: Appendix A, which only affects the Laser Radial Female & Male Europa Cup; there will no longer be 'Coach support'. 2. Page 16: Appendix A venue and date for the Nacra 15 YOG Championships has changed. 3. Page 9: Coach Support for the Laser Radial U21 Europeans, Douarnenez, France has been removed, although the grant remains. Please click here for the updated version 
  • The Notice of Selection Topper Irish Nationals 2017 draft policy has now been published.  Once the cost per sailor is confirmed, this will be updated as a final copy. Please click here to view this  
  • Techno 7.8 included in 2017 RYA Youth Nationals.  Please click here for Q&A's 
  • BYS Profiling: Information including 2017 Youth profiling dates can be found here 
  • The 2016 British Youth Sailing Programme Selection Policy and Procedures has now been published