Youth & Junior

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

  • BYS Profiling Day, 3 September 2016 - Test times for: North, South, South WestEast, Wales, Northampton.
  • British Youth Sailing Team has now been confirmed for the World Sailing Youth World Championships - Click here to see the team
  • Nacra 15 Class - World Sailing Youth World Championships - For the attention of Sailors wishing to be considered for selection, please read announcement here
  • Zone, Junior and Youth Winter Squad Applications are now open - Click here to apply
  • Zone Championships are now open - Click here to enter
  • Youth National Match Racing Championships - why not try something different and race some keelboats!  Click here for more info.
  • Cadet UK Junior Squad 2016/17 Notice of Selection has now been published
  • RS Feva XL UK Junior Squad 2016/17 Notice of Selection has now been published.          
  • If you intend to transition into the Youth Classes following your summer events, please let us know what your intentions are by completing this form.
  • Podium Potential Pathway (P3) Full-time Transition Pilot - If you will soon exit the Youth Programme with the intention of transitioning to Olympic Class sailing please click here to read about an exciting new pilot we are running.     
  • RYA appointed Team coaches & RYA agreed Class Association Coaches for Primary Selection events for the Youth Sailing World Championships are published here
  • 2016 EUROSAF Youth Sailing European Championships Notice of Selection has been published.  Please note: this is subject to confirmation once the Notice of Race has been published. 
  • 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships Notice of Selection has been published.
  • The 2016 British Youth Sailing Programme Selection Policy and Procedures has now been published.
  • Youth Racing Communique 1601 - Information for sailors regarding the Youth World Sailing Championships.



Generic Information
How to get selected, who's in and when's the training?
International Events
British Youth Sailing abroad