RYA Cymru Wales runs a full programme of events across Wales, and also support a number of other events that are run by clubs. Below is a quick guide to the events that happen each year in Wales.


The Regional Xmas Regattas are legendary! Lots of sailing combined with tinsel and a good sense of humour! Plus the discos/ Quiz and general Xmas excitement is quite good too! Loads of Prizes, fun and xmas cheer!

The 2014 Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship proved to be a great success and the RYA together with Honda and Highfield are delighted to offer all interested youngsters the opportunity to participate once again!

Each of the 3 regions (N, S & W) run a CYRC series. These are great first time events for aspiring racers which are coached.

28th June 2014 @ Llyn Brenig SC - represent your school, club and county. Run as part of the 3rd CRYC.

Open Club Events across the Country that are open to juniors, youths and adults. Run and administered by the host club

A Welsh squads selector event held annually in April including a coached Regatta Fleet for younger & less experienced sailors.

Run towards the end of the season in September; This is the most competitive regatta of the year and a must for sailors who are looking to gain places in Regional or National Squad!

The annual Welsh Open Laser Championships open to all Laser classes, youths and adults.

Llandegfedd Sailing Club are hosting the 2016 Welsh Topper Championships. 4th & 5th June 2015

Hosted annually by Cardiff Bay Yacht Club on the August Bank Holiday Weekend, this event regularly attracts the top optimist sailors in Britain!