Welcome to the RYANI Youth Championships and Schools Cup Website.

This is Northern Ireland's premier Youth and Junior Sailing event in the calendar. The event will offer youth and junior sailors high level competition as well as accessible training and coaching through a RYANI coach supported regatta fleet.  

Competitors are invited to race in the Optimist, Topper, Topper 4.2, Mirror, Feva XL  fleets if they are under 16 as of 31st December 2015, and may compete in Laser 4.7, Laser Radial and 420 fleets if they are under 19 as of 31st December 2015.
Please ensure you read the Notice of Race for full event details.
 Please enter for the event online, applications will not be accepted after the 21st September and are limited to 180 competitors.
The event will also act as an indicator for all sailors interested in being selected for RYANI Junior and Youth Squads. 
Sailors hoping to be selected for Squads should ckeck our website for further information.   We are glad to once again receive continued support from local sponsors, McCready Sailboats (www.mccreadysailboats.com)


Event Blog

And we're off! You can follow what is happening on the water through: http://www.rniyc.org/sailing-events/rya-youth-championship/event-blog or through Twitter on #youthies15 

Sailing Instructions

Sailing Instructions are available here 

Early Arrival and Registration

Early Registration will take place at 1600-1800 on Friday 25th September at RNIYC. Sailors are encouraged to register early where possible. Normal registration will start at 0830 on Saturday. Also attached is arrival information and class area allocations. 

RNIYC Catering

Catering: Royal North offer a full service restaurant throughout the duration of the event - read here for all info and how to book for evening catering  

John Merricks Trust Boat Application

JMST seeks to help young sailors and youth sailing organisations to achieve their goals and was set up in the memory of leading Olympic sailor and 1996 Olympic silver medallist John Merricks. As the Official Charity Partner, the JMST will donate 50 single-handed junior pathway boats and boards (Topper, Optimist, Laser 4.7, Bic Techno 293OD) to promising sailors for five years, providing them with the opportunity to progress their skills and continue to participate in the sport. The partnership started in 2012.  

Arrival Information

Full information to help make everything as smoothe as possible on arrival, information to RIBs, Catering etc  

Club Details


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