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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

  • 2021 RYA Youth Nationals Update - Entries are open! The event website and entry page can be found here
  • ET Championships 2021: Entries will open at 10am on Monday 19th April for all invited sailors. The Notice of Race can be found here.
  • 2021 World Sailing Youth Worlds Update: We would like to draw your attention to the following decision, the 2021 RYA Youth National Championships will be used as the selection event for the World Sailing Youth Championships 2021, which is due to be held in Oman during December. Once World Sailing have released a Notice of Race then the RYA can release a Notice of Selection. As soon as we have any further information, we will update this page and inform all Youth Classes.
  • DiSE Programme 2021-23 Cohort - please refer to our DiSE page for more information here
  • 2021 RYA Youth Nationals update - The dates are now confirmed for the postponed 2021 Youth National Championships. More details can be found here. Some useful information on local accommodation can be found here.
  • RYA British Youth Sailing Communication Policy - has been updated v.2  Please refer here our Policies page.  
  • 2020-21 Youth Selection Policy has been released. Please click HERE for the Selection Policy and HERE for the supported events and squad sizes.
  • Youth to Olympic Transition Project - We are excited to announce our Transition to Olympic Class project, please click HERE for more information on how to apply.  Please note that applications are now closed.
  • Latest Laser 4.7 training information can be found HERE
  • 2020 International Competition - Please click here for an update letter on our position regarding international events for 2020. Please note this may be updated from time to time. If/when it is updated an update note will be added.
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