The BKA 2020/21 applications are now open. They will close on 27th September 2020 at 23.59.
To apply for the British Keelboat Academy, you need to be aged between
18-24 years old during the squad year (see selection criteria for specific
You need to have a British passport and be available to train and race in
1st year applicants
must be available to attend the
selection weekend on the 7/8th November 2020 in Port Solent,
Portsmouth, if invited.
Costs: Selection weekend: Sailors will be asked to pay £84 (inc vat).
If successful, you will be required to pay the squad fee (£312, inc vat) which
helps pay for the training weekends, boats, coaches, lecture rooms and
Previous Squad members will
not be invited to the selection weekend. Sailors invited to re-join the squad
will be invited directly to the training weekends and requested to pay the
squad fees of £264 (inc vat). (Please note that sailors will not receive a new
squad jacket during their 2nd year.)
Please be aware that accommodation and food is not included for the
selection and training weekends. We hope
to be able to provide accommodation on-board for the selection and inshore
weekends, however this will depend upon government COVID-19 guidelines in place
when the events take place.
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