The Recognised Classes supported by British Youth Sailing for older racers (u19)
Recognised equipment for Junior windsurfing. Strong domestic and international racing. Good variety of training and competition provided by UKWA.
Feeder class to the Radial and Standard rig. The ILCA 4 helps Optimist and Topper sailors get used to the Laser hull with a more forgiving sail. Lots of European competition opportunities.
Size and forgiving nature make it great for very young sailors. Comprehensive open training widely available and extensive programme of international competition.
Double-handed asymmetric boat. RYA runs UK Junior squads and Zone squads.
A relatively new Junior class. Good variety of training and competition both home and abroad.
Sailed extensively in the UK with regional and national training and competition.
Double-handed asymmetric boat. The Class Association runs good open training and RYA has a UK Youth Squad.
Double-handed symmetric boat. Open training run by Class Association and RYA run UK Youth Squad.
Youth Class for girls and boys and the women's single-handed Olympic Class. Extensive open training in the UK and RYA run UK Youth Squad.
Single-handed boys Youth Class and also an Olympic Class. Extensive training and competitions in UK and overseas.
A relatively new Youth class. It provides a good lead into the top level Olympic class.
Double-handed Youth twin trapeze catamaran for boys girls or mixed crews.