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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

  • The Notice of Selection for the 2018 IOC Youth Olympic Games has now been published, click here to view.  Please note that we will continue to work closely with the UKWA, Techno 293 UK, the Nacra 15 Class Association, the BKA and UKCRA in terms of supporting sailors and riders in preparation for this event.  Selectors will be liaising closely with the relevant organisations and seeking their feedback and input in the selection process.  This Notice of Selection is subject to Council approval and will remain 'draft' until approval is received.
  • Eric Twiname Team Racing entry is now open. Click here to enter
  • Following on from last year's successful pilot, we will be running the Full-time P3 Transition Programme again this year.  More info and an 'expression of Interest' form can be found here.
  • The Notice of Selection RYA Cadet UK Junior Squad 2017/18 has now been published and can be found here.
  • Thank you to those who completed feedback for the RYA Youth Nationals, these are the 'Hot Topics' that we will be looking into over the coming year.
  • Expression of interest 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships. If you wish to be considered for selection to the British Youth Sailing Team at the 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China; as you did not make this known at the RYA Youth National Championships. Please contact your relevant Youth Racing Administrator in writing to do so
  • The Notice of Selection for Topper UKJS and UKIJS has now been published. Please click here to view this
  • The Notice of Selection for Topper Irish Nationals 2017 policy has now been updated and published. Please click here to view this    
  • RYA Techno UK Junior Squad Notice of Selection 2017/18 and International Support 2017 policy can be found here
  • 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.
  • 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 2016 British Youth Sailing Programme Selection Policy and Procedures has now been published