Youth programme

Enabling young sailors to develop racing skills to succeed on the international stage

Youth classes

The Recognised Classes supported by British Youth Sailing for older racers (u19)

 
Squads and summer teams

Information for sailors aspiring to or selected for British Youth Sailing support

 
Key dates

Find out when and where training and events are taking place

 
Latest updates

Stay in the loop with all the latest news from British Youth Sailing

The performance pathway

There's no set path to follow along the performance pathway. Which way will you go?

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Find out about our key regattas and events

British Youth Sailing youth smart scroll images

Your key contacts in British Youth Sailing

British Youth Sailing youth smart scroll images

The Sailing Youth World Championships pits the world's best young sailors against each other.

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Want to discover how be quicker round the race course? Head to the RYA Dinghy Racing Channel for our top tips

Anti-doping

The RYA works with World Sailing and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to promote clean sport

Parental advice

Key information for supporting your young racer

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Funding and guidance
Funding and education

Details of our funding partners, including how to source local funding and how to apply to the programmes

 
Safeguarding

Information and advice to make sailing and windsurfing safe and fun

 
Policies and procedures

Our overarching guidance that supports junior and youth racing and training