The countdown to the 2015 RYA Youth National Championships is well underway, with just a few days left to enter the premier annual event for the UK’s young sailing talents.
Competitors have up until Sunday 22 March to sign up for the regatta (4-10 April), where racing will take place on the famed Olympic and Paralympic waters of Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour, and where RYA Youth National Champions will be crowned across six classes.
Racing will take place for under 21-year-old boys in Laser Standards, girls and boys in Laser Radials and Neil Pryde RS:X 8.5 windsurfers, and for all-boy, all-girl or mixed crews in 420s, 29ers and Spitfire catamarans.
The event also doubles up as a selection event for the British Youth Sailing Team to compete at the EUROSAF Youth European Championships in Brest, France (26 July – 2 August), and will determine invitees for the British Youth Sailing Team Selection Event for the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, to be held at Hayling Island Sailing Club from 29-31 August 2015. The 2015 ISAF Youth Worlds is to be staged in Langkawi, Malaysia, from 27 December-2 January.
To enter the event and for further information please visit the RYA Youth National Championships website.
You can follow the event build up and see the action unfold on the British Youth Sailing Team Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Britishyouthsailingteam and on Twitter at @RYAyouthracing.