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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!

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  • 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.
  • RYA Youth National Championships 2017 - We welcome your feedback from this event, please click here to complete a short survey
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 
  • 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