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British Youth Sailing

Providing opportunities for young dinghy sailors and windsurfers to develop their racing talent towards Olympic Classes sailing, the RYA's British Youth Sailing programme is the envy of the world!

Latest News

  • 2020 Youth Sailing World Championships Notice of Selection has been published. Click HERE to view.
  • Techno International Competition Support policy has now been published. Click HERE to view.
  • RYA Youth Physical Profiling - Sign up is now closed.
  • Youth and Laser 4.7; British Youth Sailing Team summer applications open Monday 9th March 2020.  Youth will close at 23:59hrs on Tuesday 7th April 2020.  Laser 4.7 will close at 23:59hrs on Sunday 10th May 2020 - a link will provided on the day.  This is only open to non-squad sailors.  All current squad sailors wishing to remain in their current squad do not need to apply and will be reviewed following the Youth National Championships 2020.  If moving from a different squad, you will need to apply
  • 2019/20 Laser 4.7 UK Boys and 2019/20 Laser 4.7 UK Girls policies have been updated our Junior Selection page here
  • 2020 RYA Youth Nationals - information can be found here
  • 2019/20 RYA UKYS Selection policy update can be found here    
  • 2019/20 Optimist National, Boys & Girls Junior - Selection policy has been published here
  • RS:X UK Youth Squad is changing. Click here for more info.
  • 2019/20 Feva UKJS - Selection policy has been published here
  • 2019/20 Cadet UKJS - Selection Policy has been published here
  • 2019/20 Laser 4.7 UK Boys and 2019/20 Laser 4.7 UK Girls policies have been published on our Junior Selection page here
  • Kite UKYS 2019/20 - Selection information can be found here. Training dates can be found here
  • 2019/20 Topper Selection Policy has now been published here
  • 2019 Topper Irish Nationals Selection Policy has now been published here
  • BYS Values & Behaviours - can be found here
  • RYA UK Youth Squads - for the latest Selection policies, including application open date and information please click here
  • RYA UK Junior Squads - for the latest Selection policies including application open date and information please click here
  • RYA UK Zone Squads - for the latest Selection policies including application open date and information, please click here
  • New "Guide to finding a coach" for parents can be found here