Youth Racing Squad - Winter 2018

Youth Racing Squad 2018

for capable young sailors from any Club or class

The Youth Racing Squad is for sailors from age 12 and upwards who have an interest in learning to sail a keelboat in a team or would like to learn match racing. 

This course aims to develop teamwork, communication and boat handling skills on the BW8 keelboats.  Course content includes advanced fleet racing knowledge and an introduction to match racing, valuable skills for any class of sailboat racing.

Youth Racing Squad sailors will have a lot of fun, make new friends and skills learnt in the small keelboats will provide further opportunities in the sport. Graduates may enrol in the Match Racing Squad.

Two weekends of training. Invitation to be involved in Sailing Institute regatta in September and other opportunites as they arise. 

Graduates may enrol in the Match Racing Squad. 

Course Schedule:

Saturday 9 June 1pm to 5pm

Classroom and on the water training.


Sunday 10 June 1pm to 5pm

Classroom and on the water training.


Saturday 16 June 9am to 1pm

Sail making with One Sails Perth. 

At the One Sail loft in O'Connor. Sailors will be involved in the manufacture of two sails, a 420 jib and a Pacer Dinghy jib.

Sunday 17 June 9am to 1pm

Classroom and on the water training.

Followed by Sailing Institute BBQ for all Winter Squad sailors and families. 

Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 September  

Sailing Institute Match Racing Regatta.

All Winter Squad sailors will be invited to get involved. 

Course fee:

$180 RFBYC members
$200 non-members (participants must have a current Australian Sailing number as a current member of an affiliated yacht Club).

Online enrolment has closed, to register please send an email to Susan, see below. 

Includes squad workbook, team merchanides item, use of BW8 keelboats, BBQ, option to purchase a Sailing Institute Jacket (Gill Crew Jacket with embroidery).

Questions to the Yachting Operations office at Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club.
Susan Ghent  - or 9286 8200.
Chelsea Hall - or 9286 8200.

Proudly supported by:

One Sails Perth