Team Selection process/policy

Unlike other youth class boats, only the top sailors from each country can attend the World Championships and the Junior European Championships each year.  

Each country is given an allocation of number of boats.   For 2024 the World Championships are in Brazil in January.  It is expected that the team will be restricted significantly due to the logistics of taking boats to Brazil.  NOTE: As with previous years when there is a World Championship in the Southern Hemisphere there will 2 championships in the Summer in Europe; one being the Junior Europeans.  This will provide sailors with the opportunity to race twice over the summer at International events.


Application for 2024 World Championship Team

All teams wishing to be considered for selection for the 2024 Worlds MUST complete the attached entry form before midnight Monday 21st August 2023.

Teams must also take part in a minimum of one of the two Selection Events (1) National Championships (2) Warsash.


Selection Committee

The Class has an independent Selection Committee who are responsible for writing the relevant Selection Policies and selecting the teams from the relevant events.   The current members of the Selection Committee are:

Ian Walker (Chair)
John Meadowcroft
Lucy Bennett
RYA Youth Raciing Manager or their alternative


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