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  • Get with it!

    Chris Linday says there are still some spaces left for the RYA Online Umpire Course on the 10th October. The purpose of this course is to provide sailors with a background in Team Racing with an opportunity to work towards an RYA Umpire Qualification. This course is perfect for anyone who is interested in learning more about how on-the-water umpires make decisions, and especially anyone interested in team racing. More information and a sign-up link Click Here

    Meanwhile Match Racing continues to prosper with the lineup decided for the 2020 National Match Racing Finals at the end of October. Winners of the Qualifiers can be seen if you Clck Here.

    You can see the full results from Qualifiers at https://www.matchracingresults.com/


    Posted Sep 28, 2020, 12:42 PM by UK Team Racing Assn - Sailboat Team Racing
  • Varsity Match
    Saturday saw a rescheduled Varsity Match between Oxford and Cambridge sailed at Farmoor Reservoir.

    Cambridge won the Open event 8:3 and Oxford won the Women's event 4:1 in a brisk and shifty breeze which Farmoor 1 is renowned for. Social distancing was in force for the event and competitors wore masks while racing.

    For a full report Click Here
    Posted Sep 21, 2020, 11:15 AM by UK Team Racing Assn - Sailboat Team Racing
  • Covid Latest
    With Universities beginning to return BUSA have hosted a webnar on Covid situation. If you want to watch it this is the link:-


    The situation is not easy with government advice changing. There will also be the need for Team Racing Organisers to comply with the requirements of their University, Sports Associations and host clubs, so if you are on event organiser you are going to need to do a LOT or research and make sure you have your ducks in line.

    At least, we are advised, that there is an exemption to the maximum of 6 gathering with regard to organised sport so there is hope, but it is not going to be easy. We wish organisers the best of luck. 

    Remember the RYA Mantra Be considerate and conservative.
    Posted Sep 11, 2020, 11:43 PM by UK Team Racing Assn - Sailboat Team Racing
  • US Team Racing Champs Cancelled
    US Sailing and the Bristol Yacht Club (Bristol, RI) have cancelled the 2020 U.S. Team Racing Championship, planned for September 11-13, due to ongoing circumstances caused by the COVID-19 disease. Looking forward, Bristol Yacht Club will host the 2021 U.S. Team Racing Championship for the George R. Hinman Trophy next summer or fall. Specific dates for this event will be confirmed at a later time.
    Posted Aug 22, 2020, 5:36 AM by Nigel Vick
  • Become Official!
    Chris Lindsey is really excited to announce that following the success of the RYA Race Officials Academy, the RYA are now looking for our next group to join the Team.

    The RYA Race Officials Academy provides an environment to create equitable opportunities for development and promotion of young Race Officials. In turn, striving to increase the number of under 35’s to officiate at World Class and International Events. The Academy provides cross-discipline learning for those of you aspiring to participate in delivering a major event. Through structured training, we encourage you to fast track towards gaining a National qualification within 3 to 4 years.

    Prioritising the importance of fun, we aspire to deliver a supportive network through peer group mentoring, coupled with a social atmosphere on and off the water.
    To apply to join the RYA Race Officials Academy, you need to be aged between 18-35 years old as of 1st September 2020 and applications will open from 17th August until the 7th September 2020.
    Final selection notified by 1st October 2020. If you are chosen to join the RYA Race Officials Academy, your induction weekend will take place at Portland House in Weymouth provisionally on the 27/29th November 2020.

    If you have any questions please call Jacqui Roberts RYA Race Officials Development Officer, on 02380 604161/07766 136610 or send her an email jacqui.roberts@rya.org.uk
    Posted Aug 19, 2020, 6:23 AM by Nigel Vick
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