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RYA Youth North Zone Championships on Sept 26 & 27

RYA Youth North Zone Championships on Sept 26 & 27

At the Zones there will be four different fleets, the biggest is the Optimists with 39 entries. There is also fleet racing for Toppers – 29 entries, and Fevas, 14 entries, as well as a Regatta fleet for less experienced racers with 6 Toppers, 3 Optimists and 5 Teras.

On Saturday at 6pm the youngsters will also be able to hear an inspirational talk from world champion freestyle kayaker Claire O’Hara. Claire is the most successful female freestyle paddler of all time, winning a combined seven world championships and has just competed in the worlds in Ottawa where she once again secured gold. Claire’s dad Paul is a UYC member and Claire likes to spend time sailing with him on his cruiser when she is not competing all over the world. She will be sharing her experience, advice, tips and words of wisdom for succeeding at international level.

There will be a full catering service over the weekend for hungry sailors and families, as well as a fully stocked bar for parents. We have a breakfast and lunch service throughout Saturday, with an evening meal in the club house after the talk from Claire O’Hara. Tickets for the evening meal will be available at registration until 11am, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Saturday - Galley open 9am to 11am for breakfast, sandwiches etc; 11.30am to 4.30pm for lunch and afternoon snacks, hot food served until 3.30pm. Bar open from 5pm. Talk from Claire O’Hara at 6pm followed by dinner served from the galley between 7.30pm and 8pm. Sunday - Galley open 9am to 11am for breakfast and snacks; 11.30am to 4.30pm for lunch and afternoon snacks

Camping is welcome on site at UYC for the weekend, including motorhomes. No pre-booking is required for Saturday night, and can be paid at registration on Saturday morning. We are also able to accommodate a number of tents and motorhomes on Friday night in our smaller field, please contact us in advance on 01768 486333 to check availability. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate caravans.


Posted on 22 September 2015 (Archive on 20 October 2015)
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