Welcome Abroad the Junior Squad!

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Do you have children between 12 – 17 years that would like to sail regularly? RMYS currently have placements open in our Junior Sailing Squad. Overall it is a fun sailing environment working towards our big competition – The Stonehaven Cup.

An excellent opportunity for children of today to be the next sailing leaders tomorrow – email Matt Solly

The Junior Squad works towards the Stonehaven Cup! This is the ultimate challenge. It is a reward for all the hard work put into the squad. The race takes place against other clubs to win the right to be champion!

Our Junior Sailing Squad allows children to work together in teams and be ready to enjoy and participate in this established recognised regatta

PREREQUISITES

All children must have completed the following Sail Training Programs at a minimum before applying for a placement in the RMYS Junior Sailing Squad.

If you would like to learn more about the Training Programs, click here for course dates and information.

SEASON & SESSION TIMES

8am – 1pm Sundays

​School Terms 1, 2, 3 and 4 with extra sessions throughout December leading up to the Stonehaven Cup

FREE TRIAL* & APPLICATION FORM

Please complete the application form if you would like to come down for a free trial or join the Junior Squad.
*Tackers 1 & 2 courses must have been completed to qualify for a free trial

The Junior Squad can give your child incredible life skills. Universal Sailing Skills, team work, experience in regattas and water safety.

WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE DAY

  • Introduction to course sailing
  • Introduction to racing
  • Water and Sun Safety
  • Working in Teams
  • Sailing competition Skills
  • Team Sausage Sizzle afterwards

THEORY

When the weather is not suitable for sailing.

  • Racing Tactics
  • How to get the best from the boat
  • Working as a team to achieve a goal

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WHAT TO BRING

Dependent on the weather but generally:

  • Appropriate wet weather gear like a spray jacket
  • Beanie
  • Sunhat, Zinc, Sunscreen & Sunglasses
  • Aqua Slippers, runners or sandshoes* (No thongs allowed
  • Wetsuit (Ask club if hire available)
  • Fitted life jacket
    *Must be kept on at all times & purchased by parents
    (We have a handful of life jackets available for use during free trials – sizes limited)

19 June 2022

After a few weeks off due to presentation night, Squadron events and poor weather last Sunday marked a return to intra junior racing squad racing. A light breeze between 5 – 10 knots provided for some excellent competitive sailing. Thankyou to the parent committee for setting up such excellent courses, Andrew Gluth would have been really pleased to see how well things were run under his previous tutelage. Also thankyou to Pat Walby for his excellent co-ordination and coaching guidance..as usual.

As mentioned sailing was very competitive and the formalised approach to running races every third weekend as part of our training is proving to be popular and effective. We were able to run three races, with six boats.

Congrats to all our sailors on making it a great series.

Special congrats to our overall place winners:

1st Ethan and Tim – 1023

2nd Carli and Alex – 1029

3rd Oli and Myra – 1036

Tong Report. A big thank you to Seew and Sonya for their excellent skills.

Another 10/10 perfect result.

Another 0900 start on Sunday and another internal race series.

Kind Regards

Graeme Savage

RMYS Junior Racing Parent Committee Member

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