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There are 6 High Performance Managers in the UK who are responsible for identifying young talented sailors, supporting local British Youth Sailing Recognised Clubs and managing zone squads.

South & South West Zones - Duncan West

Duncan is responsible for the South Zone which includes:

Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and the New Forest (including Havant, Portsmouth and Southampton), Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Reading, The Channel Islands, The Isle of Wight, West Berkshire

Duncan is responsible for the South West Zone which includes:

Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon (including Plymouth and Torbay), Dorset (including Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch), Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, The Isles of Scilly, Wiltshire 

You can contact Duncan on 07747 111447 or

East and London & South East Zones - Paul Wren

Paul is responsible for the East Zone which includes:

Bedfordshire (including central Bedfordshire & Bedford), Cambridgeshire, Essex excl Thurrock), Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Peterborough, Suffolk

Paul is responsible for the London & South East Zone which includes:

Brighton and Hove, East Berkshire (including the unitary authorities of: Bracknell Forest, Reading, Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham), East Sussex, Great London and London Boroughs, Kent, Medway, Surrey, Thurrock, West Sussex (excluding the jurisdiction of Chichester Harbour Conservancy)

You can contact Paul on 07909 994642 or

North & Midlands Zones - Chris Blackburn

Chris is responsible for the North Zone which includes:

Cheshire (including U.A's of Halton & Warrington), County Durham, Cumbria, Darlington, East Riding of Yorkshire (including U.A of City of Kingston upon Hull), Greater Manchester, Hartlepool, Humberside (North Lincolnshire & North East Lincolnshire), Lancashire (including U.A's of Blackpool & Blackburn with Darwen), Merseyside, Middlesbrough, North West and South Yorkshire, Northumberland, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton on Tees, The Isle of Man, Tyne and Wear, York

Chris is responsible for the Midlands Zone which includes:

Derbyshire (including Derby), Herefordshire, Leicestershire (including Leicester), Lincolnshire (excluding North & East Lincolnshire), Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire (including Nottingham), Rutland, Shropshire, Staffordshire (including Stoke on Trent), Telford and Wrekin, Warwickshire, Worcestershire

You can contact Chris on 07909 994637 or

Scotland - Abbie Hewitt

You can contact Abbie on 07786333541 or

Northern Ireland - Matthew McGovern

You can contact Matthew on 077384253526 or

Wales - Paul Simes

You can contact Paul on 07823338374 or

The HPMs are assisted by RYA Support Administrator - Sarah Knox-Johnston.

You can contact Sarah via email:

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