Regatta details

2022 Bookings

Bookings open: Monday 13 September (2021)
Closing date for booking: Friday 6 May (2022)

Age groups

U11 competition - Wednesday 25 May 2022
U13 competition Thursday 26 May 2022

Boat type

There are 30 RS Zest's available for each race day.
The RS zest is a versatile dinghy for beginners through to stage 4 sailors. It has an adaptable mast which allows for a jib, the children will doublehand the dinghy. For more information about this dinghy, visit the RS website here. 

There are 16 RS Feva's available for each race day.
The RS Feva is an RYA recognised youth class dinghy for the more experienced sailors. This is a doublehanded dinghy with a battened sail, jib and more advanced sail controls. For more information about this boat, visit the RS website here.


Each school is limited to 4 boats with 2 sailors in each boat per day (8 pupils in total). 
Sailors must have a minimum of RYA Stage 2.
All sailors must complete a parent/guardian consent and declaration form.
Schools must book online via the IAPS website first.
Once you have made your booking online, the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre will be notified and will contact you requesting your participant information and to arrange any accommodation or race training


Both the Zest's and Feva's are two person boats.
Four races are scheduled daily, weather dependent.
A combination of windward-leeward and/or triangle/sausage courses will be sailed.


The races take place in Portland Harbour.


Accommodation is available at RYA Portland House, breakfast and evening meals are available at the Sailing Academy. Please contact the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre if you wish to book.

Race training

The Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre offers pre-event race training at a reduced rate for 1/2 or full days. Please contact the centre directly to book any pre-race training.

Competitor details

The sailing centre will collect all competitor details directly.

Cost of entry

£130.00 per boat (2 competitors per boat)

Booking criteria


All competitors must attend an IAPS School.

Competitors ages must be taken from 1st September 2021. 

Competitors may only enter one age group per competition.

Only a member of school staff, with a school email address, can book onto IAPS sports events online.

Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis. 

Terms and conditions

Schools must read and accept the Terms and Conditions before booking for an event.


IAPS' Safeguarding Policy and Procedures sets out our approach to safeguarding and child protection at all events. 

Privacy notice

IAPS is committed to protecting your personal data. Data will be processed for the purposes of responding to requests to enter and participate in IAPS sport events. The Association has a legitimate interest for processing basic and sensitive personal data and will only process and keep the minimum required data to organise and run events safely. IAPS will only share your data with third parties where necessary to do so to compete in an IAPS sporting event and to meet National Governing Bodies regulations. Further information is available here.

Risk assessment

A full risk assessment is carried out between IAPS and host venues for each event.

If you require a copy of the events risk assessment, please contact IAPS Sport. 


Rules and regulations

The national governing body for sailing is the The Royal Yachting Association.

All IAPS sailing regattas are conducted under the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2022.

Please read the rules and regulations in full before entering the event


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A range of products are available, specific to each individual sport, in a range of colours and sizes to suit all ages, including producing team hoodies for schools. 

All the commission made from the merchandise is reinvested into the sports programme, to keep improving the events every year.

To see what is available to purchase, and to place an order, please visit the IAPS sport web shop here.

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Results are available in the members area. This is in line with our GDPR policy. 

Schools - click here to gain access.

Parents - please ask your school to provide you with the results. 


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