Sailing Institute Summer Squad


Sailing Institute - Summer Squad 2017-2018

We are pleased to invite RFBYC members of all ages to get involved in match racing. In the fleet of BW8 keelboats, we will offer specialist coaching to experienced sailors. Established teams are encouraged. 

Teams may wish to aim towards the JESS Match Cup at RFBYC in January and other events for youth, womens and open teams throughout the year. 

Match Racing Training

  • Youth and Adults. 
  • Sailing racing experience required.
  • Youth sailors should have participated in the Sailing Institute Match Racing Squad - Advanced Group.  
  • Adults by getting in touch and detailing their sailing experience.  
  • Established teams of 4 or 5 are encouraged. 

Summer training, we are looking at the following times:

  • Monday evenings 4pm to 7pm.
  • Sunday afternoons 3pm to 6pm.

2018 JESS Match Cup:

  • 22 to 24 January at Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club.
  • Open event. 
  • World Sailing grading level to be announced.
  • Event perpetual trophy. 
  • Highest placed eligible team will gain an entry to the 2018 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta. 

Please get in touch with Susan Ghent at the Club to register for the Summer Squad training and enquire about the JESS Match Cup. 

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