South and West Wales OnBoard Festival 2023

2-3rd September in Conjunction with Dale Yacht Club and Celtic Sea Watersports 

Racing for new and experienced Junior and Youth Sailors 

South and West Wales OnBoard Regatta 2023

2nd to 3rd September 2023 - Dale
 

The South and West Wales OnBoard Festival is ideal for new racers (sailors and windsurfers). It is a junior event and competitors need to be under 16 on the 31/12/2023.

Objective

To build on club training by providing a sheltered water coached environment for sailors, windsurfers and parents from clubs across Wales to enjoy a friendly relaxed event, from first time racer to competitive National Squad aspiring regional squad member!

Ethos

It is the ethos of the South and West Wales OnBoard Festival to welcome and help less experienced sailors. Experienced (Gold) fleet sailors and parents are asked to always assist less experienced sailors at this event with tasks such as - check rigging, advise on how to replace unsuitable kit, what to do at the event, launching etc.

Which Fleet should I enter?
OnBoard Fleet
  • OB Optimist “Bat” - Young sailors competing in “Plastic” Optimists
  • OB Optimist Training - 1st year young sailors in any “wooden or glass fibre” Optimist competing at their first event
  • OB Topper Training - Ideal for sailors who have only just started sailing the Topper 
Main fleet:
  • Topper Silver - Sailors who have completed a winters training (includes 4.2).
  • Topper Gold - Sailors of Gold or Silver standard at Regional or Dragon Series events pushing for Welsh or Regional Squad
  • Optimist Silver - Sailors who have completed a winters training and /or the Dragon Series series.
  • Optimist Gold - Sailors of Gold or Silver standard at Regional or Dragon Series events pushing for Welsh or Regional Squad
  • Windsurfers - all Windsurfers welcome
  • General Handicap fleet - Any RYA Recognised junior classes which is not included above.
National Squad

- Are not eligible to sail their 'normal' class of boat, but are actively encouraged to enter in a different class

Entry

Enter via the link below - entry fee = £30 Single Hander, £40 Double Hander (per boat).

First Name Last Name Fleet Class Sail Number Sailing Club
Jasper Focardi Dolling Main Fleet- Gold 29er 2982 Dovey Yacht Club
George Biggs Main Fleet- Gold 29er 2982 Llandegfedd
Eleanor Hughes Main Fleet- Gold Optimist 6555 CBYC
George Davies Main Fleet- Gold Topper 5.3 48351 Cbyc
Daisy Abney-Hastings Main Fleet- Gold Optimist 6196 CBYC
Jack Harding Main Fleet- Gold Optimist 6382 Cardiff Bay Yacht Club
Clay Sanderson wood Main Fleet- Gold Topper 5.3 128 Llandegfedd
Daniel Plant Main Fleet- Gold Topper 5.3 49201 PPSA
Rhys Doyle Main Fleet- Gold Topper 5.3 TBC CBYC
Roisin Epstein Main Fleet- Gold Optimist 6600 CBYC
Dan Powell Main Fleet- Gold 29er 2514 Llandegfedd SC
Jacob Howells Main Fleet- Gold 29er 2514 Llandegfedd SC
Efa Thomas Main Fleet- Gold 29er 2345 CBYC
Freya Watts Main Fleet- Gold 29er 2345 CBYC
Cerise Le Petit Main Fleet- Silver RS Tera Sport 4486 Saundersfoot SC / PPSA
Martha Hughes Main Fleet- Silver Optimist 6365 CBYC
Georgia Scott Main Fleet- Silver Topper 4.2 47306 Dale/PPSA
Wilf Tovey Main Fleet- Silver ILCA 4 160507 Tata
Zelda Abney-Hastings Main Fleet- Silver Optimist TBC CBYC
Sienna Watts Main Fleet- Silver Optimist 6103 CBYC
Skye Sanderson wood Main Fleet- Silver Topper 5.3 127 Llandegfedd
Jacob Howells Main Fleet- Silver ILCA 6 222579 Llandegfedd
Ayla Griffiths Main Fleet- Silver Optimist 6501 CBYC
Iolo Sims OnBoard Fleet - boat supplied (singlehanders only) RS Tera Sport TBC Neyland Yacht Club
Oliver Howells OnBoard Fleet - boat supplied (singlehanders only) ? 43927 Llandegfedd
Zoe Jewell OnBoard Fleet - boat supplied (singlehanders only) Windsurfing TBC Windswept
Sam Jewell OnBoard Fleet - boat supplied (singlehanders only) Windsurfing TBC Windswept
Finley Whatmore OnBoard Fleet - boat supplied (singlehanders only) Windsurfing TBC Windswept
Isabelle Nuttall OnBoard Fleet - boat supplied (singlehanders only) RS Tera Sport 3230 Tenby
Rowan Morley OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. Topper 4.2 46271 Llandegfedd
Harley Franz OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. Windsurfer 3.5 TBC Windswept
Liam Franz OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. RS Tera Sport TBC Dale neyland
Flo Tovey OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. Windsurfer 5.4 TBC Tata
Nijan Claassens OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. Topper 5.3 001 Llangatford
Karlu Claassens OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. Topper 5.3 000 Llangatford
Anwen Sims OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. RS Tera Sport 2442 Neyland Yacht Club
Harry Howells OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. Topper 4.2 48676 Llandegfedd
Marcus Kempton OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. RS Tera Pro TBC TMSC
Katie Kempton OnBoard Fleet - Own boat/board or loan arranged with own club/ centre. RS Tera Pro TBC TMSC

Location

Results
 
On site Accommodation

There are many campsites locally.

 
Volunteer Registration

If you are volunteering or coaching at the event please register here

 
Notice of Race
 
Food

Catering available at COCO'S and The Boathouse cafe

 
Sailing Instructions

Here you will find all the information you need for the racing; format, mark colour, start time etc