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Youth Regional Junior Championships

We have changed the name of the Zone Championships to try to truly reflect the nature of the event to British Youth Sailing Regional Junior Championships. At this event we will be running three fleets, Championship Fleet, Coached Regatta Fleet and Fun OnBoard Fleet.

Queen Mary SC - Classes - Optimist, Topper, Windsurfers, RS Feva XL, RS Tera (Sport Rig), Regatta Fleet, OnBoard Fleet

The event as a whole is a festival for all junior sailors who are learning to sail in club boats, through to squad sailors in Recognised Junior Classes. With the three different fleets there should be something for your level of sailing. Along with prizes for event winners, there will be a range of prizes for sailors exhibiting the British Youth Sailing Values and Behaviours and showing a passion for the sport. There is also the Club Trophy for the club that has the most entries at the event. As usual it will be held over the last weekend in September, 29th 30th at venues around the country.

Entry open in July and last entries by 23rd September

So which fleet should you be sailing in at Regional Junior Championships?

Championship Fleet:

  • Prizes for Top Girls and Boys and Regional Champion.
  • Racing fleet for each of the BYS Recognised Junior Classes.
  • Sailors may be also competing at regional open meetings.
  • May stay afloat all day.
  • This fleet is still an indicator for those who want to apply for Zone squads

Coached Regatta Fleet:

  • For sailors who can sail around a triangle course and want to start racing.
  • This fleet will be run by Zone coaches or the equivalent and will be a brilliant learning experience for sailors who want to improve their racing skills.
  • Racing in BYS Recognised Classes.
  • Preparation for Championship Fleet next year.
  • Prizes for BYS Values and Behaviours as well as results.

Fun OnBoard Fleet:

  • Run for newer sailors and led by local OnBoard instructors.
  • A regional end-of-season OnBoard festival filled with games, sailing Laser Pico's and heaps of OnBoard club camaraderie.
  • Its a 1 or 2 day entry, prizes each day you can do Saturday or Sunday or both
  • An end of year regatta for Onboard sailors

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AN RYA EVENT - For more event information please download the information sheet

The 2018 Regional Junior Champs poster is available to print

The RYA Event and registration site is as follows

A general information web site is:-


To enter the event please go to

For JMST information please see selection policy and information pages





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Regional Junior Championships - OnBoard Fleet

New - The OnBoard Fleet!

  • Run for newer sailors and led by RYA Instructors.
  • A regional event filled with games, sailing laser pico's and heaps of OnBoard club camaraderie.
  • You can do 1 or 2 days on this entry
  • Prizes each day. An end of year regatta for Onboard sailors