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    OnBoard in the South

    Welcome to all things OnBoard in the South Region.  


    On this page, you will find more information about OnBoard events which are taking place in the region and any other information which could be useful. To find out more about the OnBoard programme and how to get involved, click here

    OnBoard Development Day 

    The South Region’s next OnBoard Development Day will happen on Saturday 30th November 2019, at ASWC in Portsmouth

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    Download the agenda here

    What is an OnBoard Development Day?

    An OnBoard Development Day is designed to support the lead instructors & key individuals involved in the running of the OnBoard programmes across the region.

    In winter 2019-2020 we will be running 2 OnBoard Development Days, one ashore on 30th November 2019 for the lead instructor and key organisers, and then in March 2020 we will be running multiple water based OnBoard specific instructor training days. These days are designed to help enhance existing and new OnBoard delivery programmes. 

    The OnBoard Development Day's are a brilliant event and everyone goes home full of new ideas and a lot of fun had by all!

    If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in contact your OnBoard Officer Katie: 

    OnBoard Festivals 2019


    2019 saw the come back of the OnBoard Festival in the South Region, and what a lot of fun we had! We ran 4 OnBoard Festival across the region, which saw 170 kids get out on the water and had  a fun day out.

    Check out the fun we had this summer...


    For 2020 we are looking to run more festivals, so stay tuned. We will update the table below with dates & venues.

     Venue  Date  Time Booking Link  
    Andrew Simpson Watersport's Centre (Portsmouth) 
    Saturday 11th July 2020 TBC Save the date
    Sea View Yacht Club (IOW)
    Southampton Water Activities Centre (New Forest & Southampton)   
    CYE & Cobnor Activities Centre Trust (Chichester Harbour) 


    BYS Regional Junior Champs - OnBoard fleet 

    The BYS Regional Junior Champs is an event organised and run by the RYA over one weekend in various locations across the country. Previously called the Zone Champs there have traditionally been two fleets - the Championship Fleet and the Regatta fleet.

    Excitingly in 2018, we saw the inclusion of the third fleet for those relatively new to the sport of sailing - the Fun OnBoard Fleet. This fleet was hosted by qualified RYA coaches and focused around 'Games with Aims' rather than racing. 

    The Fun OnBoard Fleet was such a success that it will be coming back for 2019. Click here find out more information. 


    You can find out more information about OnBoard and how your club or centre can get involved here.

    If you have any other questions please do contact your OnBoard Officer Katie:

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