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National Match Racing Series

The RYA National Match Racing Series is a sailors first step towards elite match racing events such as the America's Cup and ISAF World Match Racing Tour.

The leading World and British match racers, Ian Williams, Ben Ainslie, Paul Campbell-James, David Carr, Nick Hutton, Annabel Vose and Lucy MacGregor, began their sailing careers by competing in this series.

Qualification:

All events are open unless stated in the NOR.

The Championship Grand Final is for British teams by invitation only.



2018 dates: NOR and entry forms now available

2018 Event  Boats  Venue
27-28 Jan Winter Match Racing 1  Elliotts WPNSA 
24-25 Feb Winter Match Racing 2  Elliotts  WPNSA 
17-18 Mar Winter Match Racing 3  Elliotts  WPNSA 
6-9 Apr BUCS Match Racing Championship (G3) Elliotts WPNSA

30 June / 1 July

RYA National Qualifier 1 J80s Royal Southern YC
1-2 Sept RYA National Youth Championship (G3) Elliotts WPNSA
8-9 Sept RYA National Women's Championship (G3) Elliotts WPNSA
6-7 Oct Ceilidh Cup Sonars  RN&CYC 
20-21 Oct  RYA National Qualifier 2 J80s  QMSC 
16-18 Nov RYA National Championship Grand Final (G3)  J80s QMSC
1-2 Dec Schools Championships (*Winner qualifies to Grand Finals 2019)  Elliotts WPNSA

Qualification:

All events are open unless stated in the NOR.

The Championship Grand Final is for British teams by invitation only.

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