Please select your home edition
Edition
Mackay Boats

RYA Winter Match Racing Series to run across four weekends

by Matt Carter on 31 Oct 2013
RYA Winter Match Racing RYA http://www.rya.org.uk
After the success of last year’s inaugural programme, the RYA Winter Match Racing Series will once again run across four weekends at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy this winter.

The four weekends are open to Youth, Women’s and University teams and will be run as part-competition and part-training with RYA qualified coaches and a full umpire team on hand at all four events.

The weekends will be run using the RYA’s fleet of six Elliott 6m boats. Eight teams will be invited for each weekend where accommodation and food will be arranged at RYA Portland House for all those taking part. Evening training sessions will also take place and will include umpire session, talks from professional sailors as well as contributions from marine industry experts.

The cost per person including two nights’ accommodation and food will be £120. Teams can consist of three or four sailors weighing no more than 250kgs in total. All skippers and crew must be aged 16 or over on the first day of the event. If you wish to attend but do not have a full team, please contact the RYA event organisers who will endeavour to make up a full team.

David Campbell James, Winter Match Racing Event Director and Chairman of RYA Match Racing, commented: 'Last year’s RYA Winter Match Racing programme was a huge success and we are delighted to be able to offer the same programme for a second year running. We are working hard to get more teams involved and are targeting the new ISAF World Youth Match Racing Championship to be held in Helsinki, Finland and the World University Match Racing Championships to be held at Lake Ledro, Italy for 2014.'

The 2013-14 RYA Winter Match Racing Series will take place across the following dates:

Weekend 1- 6/7/8 December 2013

Weekend 2 – 10/11/12 January 2014

Weekend 3 – 25/26/27 January 2014

Weekend 4 – 21/22/23 March 2014

All events start on Friday evening with registration, briefing and dinner from 7pm.

Entry forms for the RYA Winter Match Racing Series can be found on the RYA website, please send completed entry forms to jessica.beecher@rya.org.uk


























































































































































































.
Barz Optics - Melanin LensesPredictWind.com 2014KZRaceFurlers

Related Articles

Women's Match Racing World Championship - Exciting final day
For Day 2, thunderstorms rushed sailors off of water, but not before Lucy Macgregor & teammates were declared champions For a second day, the thunderstorms rushed the sailors off of the water, but not before Lucy Macgregor (GBR) and her Team Mac with teammates Silja Lehtinen Frost, Rosie Watkins, Imogen Stanley, and Charlotte Lawrence were declared 2017 Women's Match Racing World Champions in Helsinki, defeating the Dutch Match Racing Team skippered by Renée Groeneveld (NED)
Posted today at 2:09 am
Women’s Match Racing World Championship – And now there are four
Before thunderstorms abruptly ended the racing in Helsinki, there were some exciting matches in the Quarter-Finals Renée Groeneveld (NED) and her Dutch Match Racing Team met local sailor Marinella Laaksonen (FIN) and her L2 Match Racing Team in the first Quarter-Final match.
Posted on 20 Jun
Kiwi America's Cup domination - What can Oracle Team USA do about it?
Emirates Team New Zealand have won the first four races in the 35th America's Cup Match. Emirates Team New Zealand have won the first four races in the 35th America's Cup Match. There has been the odd close moment, but the Kiwis have undoubtedly been faster on every point of sail, simply sailing away from Oracle Team USA.
Posted on 19 Jun
Women’s Match Racing World Championship – On to the quarter-finals
Eight of the top teams in the world will move on to the second stage and keep their dreams of a World Championship title As the last flights played out in the bright sunshine in front of the evening crowds on the terrace of Hernesaaren Ranta, the final two spots were still to be decided. The most exciting of the late matches featured two Finnish teams skippered by Marinella Laaksonen and Antonia Degerlund.
Posted on 19 Jun
2017 WIM Series - Former World Champions leading the way
Despite a long day on the water in blustery conditions, Lucy Macgregor was quite upbeat about her team’s performance Despite a long day on the water in blustery conditions, 2010 Women’s Match Racing World Champion Lucy Macgregor (GBR) was quite upbeat about her team’s performance and their placement on the top of the standing after two days of racing in the 2017 Women’s Match Racing World Championship in Helsinki.
Posted on 19 Jun
Women Match Racing World Championship – Fickle winds challenge sailors
The race committee and teams faced challenges as light and shifty winds dominated the first day of the round robin stage The local teams seemed to take to the conditions a little better than some of the higher-ranked international teams as the local Pen and Hammer Sailing Team skippered by Mikaela Fors (FIN) took an early win over the current World Champions
Posted on 17 Jun
14 teams to compete in Women’s Match Racing World Championship
The teams spent hours training in the Nyländska Jaktklubben fleet of well-prepared J/80s before the Opening Ceremonies. Well over 100 races are scheduled before the Championship is decided on the Summer Solstice. These top ranked sailors will not only be competing for the World Championship title but also for precious points
Posted on 16 Jun
Delapierre takes it to the wire at Croatia Match Cup
With incredible boat handling throughout the regatta this team have taken the M32 in their stride with impressive form. Topping the qualifying session, Delapierre chose to sail locals Croatia Match Race Team. This decision looked like a bad move as the Croatians dominated the prestart and led off the line and took the win to a roar of applause from Croatians watching from the race village.
Posted on 30 May
A few rays – no water, no way?
Sunscreen that won’t wash off with spray or capsize … if only! Sunscreen that won’t wash off with spray or capsize … if only! Let’s go back a bit. Water is repelled by the skin. Thankfully so, or we would be in trouble when it rains, or when we swim or take a bath.
Posted on 15 May
Newport Beach to host World's Best Junior Match Racers
51st annual Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Racing Regatta will be held July 17-22. 51st annual Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Racing Regatta will be held July 17-22. Friday, May 12 is the deadline for Requests for Invitation to compete.
Posted on 10 May