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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

  • 29er Summer Training update: We have rescheduled the cancelled  training camp, More information can be found here. 
  • Kite Youth Summer Training - update on the International support selection process: Coach support at the Kite Gold Cup in Gizzeria will be offered to a maximum of 8 riders only (4 boys and 4 girls). The top 6 riders (3 boys and 3 girls) will also be awarded event grants. The Edge Race Cup will be used as a Primary Indicator for the selections with a final decision being made after the first training weekend (27th-30th May). Selections will be completed the week commencing the 3rd June.    
  • Youth Racing Committee are looking for a new member - click here to find out more.
  • 2019 Topper Irish Nationals Selection Policy has now been published. This can be found here.
  • Techno European Championships, Israel - RYA information & Recommendations can be found here
  • 2019 Youth Sailing World Championships Selection NEW Update - following a review of programme support to the WS Youth Championships 2019 changes have been made to the Youth Worlds training programme. Information can be found here, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. For reference the published policy can be found here.
  • 2020 and 2021 RYA Youth Physical Profiling - Dates have been ammended. More information can be found here
  • A revision of the BYS Notice of Selection has been published
    Click here to view.  This policy covers the period September/October 2018 (which has clearly passed) and also April 2019.  A new policy will then be published in the Spring (for September/October 2019 and April 2020).  Future Notices of Selection will be published in the Spring
  • BYS Values & Behaviours - can be found here
  • RYA UK Youth Squads - for the latest Selection policies, please click here
  • RYA UK Junior Squads - for the latest Selection policies, please click here
  • RYA UK Zone Squads - for the latest Selection policies, please click here
  • New "Guide to finding a coach" for parents can be found here