British Youth Sailing

Developing and retaining the world's best young racing sailors

The programme

All the information to help you get involved from a local club level and progress within junior racing


Find out about the RYA youth classes and how to progress to senior sailing through the British Youth Sailing performance pathway


Olympic classes information and senior sailing opportunities for a lifetime in the sport

Sailing through a dual career

Click here for British Youth Sailing's new guide to combining sailing with education

All you need to know about our British Youth Sailing events including the RYA Youth National Championships and Eric Twiname Junior Championships


The impact and benefits of engaging within our pathway and sport

Values and behaviours

The values and behaviours that shape the British Youth Sailing programme

Who's who

The key people running the British Youth Sailing programme

Latest updates

The latest updates from British Youth Sailing

Funding and guidance
Funding and education

Details of our funding partners, including how to source local funding and how to apply to the programmes


Information and advice to make sailing and windsurfing safe and fun

Policies and procedures

Our overarching guidance that supports junior and youth racing and training

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Changing class can be daunting - but we're here to help guide you through the process

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Our tips for supporting your young racing sailor

Check out the RYA's Dinghy Racing Channel for advice on how to be a better racer

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