Welsh Youth & Junior Championships 2017

Onboard OptimistsLaserTechno 6.829erThe main event! A great event to test out how much you you’ve improved over the winter and the first Welsh squads selector event for most of the squads. There is a coached Regatta Fleet for younger & less experienced sailors.

Welcome to the 2017 Welsh Youth & Junior Open Championships

Plas Heli / Pwllheli Sailing Club 

22nd & 23rd April 2017

PlasHeliLogo.jpg pwllheli SC

Event Information

Volunteer Event Manual for information & Timings can be downloaded from here  Event Manual 2017

The Welsh Youth and Junior Championships is the RYA Cymru Wales premier youth and junior championship.  The event provides competitive racing for RYA Pathway classes within two main-fleet courses and an inshore regatta fleet which provides coached racing for those less experienced.

The event is open to any U19 competitor and all fleets will have a Open and Welsh Championship so sailors from inside Wales or elsewhere are more than welcome.

RYA Cymru Wales squad coaches will be supporting the main fleet and RYA Cymru Wales club coaches will be delivering training and coaching the regatta fleet.

FB TwitterThe event will be covered by Twitter, photo’s and general event info will also be on Facebook. To find out more info about the RYA Cymru Wales Facebook and Twitter please click here

Venue Information

Plas Heli Site Plan

Pwllheli Sailing Club website


The Galley at Plas Heli will be open serving breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Volunteers will receive a FREE packed lunch on Saturday and Sunday




Holiday Lettings

Campervans – Please contact the club direct

Event Documents

Notice of Race Welsh Youth and Juniors 2017 – NOR Welsh Youths v1 2017

Sailing Instructions Welsh Youth and Juniors 2017 – 2017 Main Fleet SI v1  Replaced

New Version uploaded      2017 Main Fleet SI v2

Sailing Instructions for Regatta Fleet Welsh Y+J – Coming Soon


Registration will OPEN on the 6th March – please follow the links below

The Registration Desk will be open from 16.30 to 19.30 Friday 21st April and 8.30 to 10.00 Saturday 22 April for competitors to complete their entry.

Online entry has now closed you can still enter at the event. The late-entry fees are now:-

Single-Handers £55
Double-Handers £65

Volunteer registration

Contact Information

For any further details and to volunteer / and register a RIB please contact RYA Cymru Wales High Performance Manager and Event Director  – Paul.Simes@ryacymruwales.org.uk


Main Fleet (Final Results)
Topper ; Topper 4.2 ; RS Tera Sport
Laser ; RS Feva ; 29er
Techno 5.8 ; Techno 6.8 ; Techno 7.8

Regatta Fleet (Final Results)
OnBoard Optimist