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Winter Match Racing

Open to all British teams.

The Winter Match Racing Programme is held at RYA Portland House/Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy and TBC Scottish club- open to all British teams. It's both competition and training, with coaches and a full umpire team at every event.  Evening training sessions are held at Portland House/PEYC.

For the Weymouth based events the cost per person including two nights’ accommodation and half board food (provide your own lunch) will be £150 (Early bird offer of £130 per person, up to 6 weeks before the event (** 4 weeks for WMR1 only**)).  Teams can consist of 3 or 4 sailors weighing no more than 260kgs in total. For the Scottish event the cost is £400 per team (£350 for Early bird offer, 2 months before the event), consisting of 4/5 sailors weighing no more than 350kgs, however accommodation and food is not included.

Skippers must be members of the RYA. 

Please note that accommodation at Portland House is on a shared basis in twin, triple or quad rooms. Please make a note on your entry if you have any special requirements.

All sailors shall be aged of 16 years old or older, on the first day of the event.  Any sailor under the age of 18 years old shall complete a parent/guardian declaration form and send it to the OA at the time of entering.  Teams with sailors under the age of 18 are required to contact the OA ( to discuss guardianship/parental responsibility at the event.  Any additional costs shall be covered by the team, not the OA, and are subject to availability at RYA Portland House.

If you wish to attend but do not have a full team, complete the entry form and we will try and make up full teams. We would also recommend joining the RYA Match Racing Facebook page to search for crew/teams.

11-12 January 2020 Winter Match Racing 1 (WPNSA/Portland House) - Enter now
8-9- February 2020 Winter Match Racing 2 (WPNSA/Portland House) - Enter now
7-8 March 2020 Winter Match Racing 3 (WPNSA/Portland House) - Enter now
21-22 March 2020 Women's Winter Match Racing (WPNSA/PH) - Enter now
28-29 March 2020 Winter Match Racing 4 (Scotland - TBC)

To claim the EARLYBIRD discount, please use the following codes:

For teams of 3 sailors - T3EARLYBIRD

For teams of 4 sailors - T4EARLYBIRD


The Winter Series NOR is available here.

If you are interested or have any queries please contact:

Jack Fenwick or Jess Beecher

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