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British Youth Sailing Activity - Applications

British Youth Sailing activity is able to offer eligible young sailors an opportunity to develop skills at an appropriate stage through World Class coaching and support.  Find out more about the different activity by using the navigation on the left (under information).

Please read the below before applying:

  • If you are applying for a Youth Squad (winter) or Summer team place, please ensure you read this in conjunction with the Profiling page here which provides more information.
  • Please ensure you read the Notice of Selection regarding eligibility, including the indicators that have been set for the squad (winter) or summer teams.  You can access the Notice of Selection for the relevant level of the pathway by clicking the relevant to the left of this page under 'Information' and then opt for 'Selection'. 
  • Please note that double handed sailors must apply using the same application; providing helm and crew details under the one application.  Please do not submit separate applications for helm and crew for one boat.  If offered a place, this will be per sailor, therefore acceptance must be done per sailor regardless of being double handed or single handed.
  • Any queries, please email youth.racing@rya.org.uk

IMPORTANT: COVID-19 27/03/20: BYS Summer Team Selections (Youth and Laser 4.7) - The RYA is considering their position in regards to the Selections for 2020 BYS Summer Teams.  Due to Covid-19 situation moving so quickly and uncertainty of international events, the RYA will plan to make a decision on whether they select teams the week commencing 20th April.  Please keep an eye on this news feed for the latest information.

ACTIVITY ENTRY PHASE  APPLICATION START DATE APPLICATION END DATE APPLICATION STATUS
WINTER 2020/21 - MAIN ENTRY POINT - ALL SAILORS TO APPLY
Kite - UK Youth Squad Winter 2020/21  3rd August 2020 09:00hrs  TBC Applications are closed
29er - UK Youth Squad Winter 2020/21 3rd August 2020 09:00hrs  TBC Applications are closed
420 - UK Youth Squad Winter 2020/21 3rd August 2020 09:00hrs TBC Applications are closed
Laser Radial - UK Youth Squad Winter 2020/21 3rd August 2020 09:00hrs TBC Applications are closed
Laser Standard - UK Youth Squad Winter 2020/21  3rd August 2020 09:00hrs TBC Applications are closed
Nacra 15 - UK Youth Squad Winter 2020/21 3rd August 2020 09:00hrs  TBC Applications are closed
Windfoil - UK Youth Squad Winter 2020/21  3rd August 2020 09:00hrs  TBC Applications are closed
Laser 4.7 - North Regional Training Group Winter 2020/21  3rd August 2020 09:00hrs TBC  Applications are closed
Laser 4.7 - South Regional Training Group  Winter 2020/21 3rd August 09:00hrs  TBC  Applications are closed
RS Feva XL - Regional Training Group Winter 2020/21  3rd August 2020 09:00hrs  TBC  Applications are closed
Windsurfer - Regional Training Group Winter 2020/21  3rd August 2020 09:00hrs  TBC  Applications are closed
Optimist - Regional Training Group Winter 2020/21  3rd August 2020 09:00hrs  TBC Applications are closed

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