Regatta details

When does it take place?

The Sailing championships takes place in the summer term.

2021/2022 competition

The 2021/22 will be taking place at the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre on 25/05/2022 and 26/05/2022.
Bookings for the 2021/22 competition have now closed.

For events in the Autumn term, bookings will open during the Summer term preceding it.
For events in the Spring term, bookings will open during the Autumn term.
For events in the Summer term, bookings will open during the Spring term.

Age groups

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

Eligibility

Pupils can only participate in one age group throughout the competition.

Boat type

Zest 
There are 42 RS Zest's available for each age group.
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. 

Entries

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

Format

Four races are scheduled daily, weather dependent.
A combination of windward-leeward and/or triangle/sausage courses will be sailed.

Location

The races take place in Portland Harbour.

Accommodation

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
Once you have booked, you will be asked to provide some details about your competitors before the event. In line with GDPR, only essential information is collected in order to be able to organise the sports event.

The sailing centre will also collect competitor details and require an indemnity form to be completed.

 

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.

Upcoming events

There are no upcoming events.