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(DATE TBC) RS Aero UK Youth Championships 2024 - Lee on Solent SC, Hants, UK


UK Youth Championships 2024202131199_10159597482301383_1952565019197993616_n
Lee on Solent SC, Hants
(DATE TBC) April
Supported by Rooster 

Youth is for those under 22 years on 31st Dec 2024
Junior category for those also under 17 years on 31st Dec 2024

Lee on Solent SC has a good fleet of RS Aeros and a fantastic sailing area in the central Solent. They usually enjoy excellent waves to race and train in!

THANKS to Sammy Isaacs-Johnson for putting together another fantastic programme for the Youth Team Winter Training! 
Here are the details from Sammy;

RS Aero UK Youth Team Winter Training 2023/24
The 2023/24 RS Aero UK Youth Team is now taking sign-ups ready for the winter season!
This year includes training with World Class Coaches, Online talks from 2 world renowned coaches and 2 UK Youth Championships entries (2023 & 2024), all this alongside a busy social program! A HUGE shout out to the reinvestment from the RS Aero UK Class Association to make the youth team more accessible and affordable to all. 

The RS Aero Youth Team 2023/24 will be visiting 7 different locations over 7 months across highly RS Aero populated areas of the country. A mix of coastal and inland venues will allow sailors to develop skills for all types of sailing. These locations are: Lymington Town SC, Burghfield SC, Wimbleball SC, Paignton SC, Hayling Island SC, Oxford SC and Lee-on Solent SC!

7/8th October - Lymington Town SC, Hants
25/26th November - Burghfield SC, Berks - RS Aero UK Youth Champs 2023
2/3rd December - Wimbleball SC, Somerset
(Date TBC) Dec - ONLINE
20/21nd January - Paignton SC, Devon
24/25th February - Hayling Island SC, Hants
(Date TBC) Feb/Mar - ONLINE
9/10th March - Oxford SC
(Date TBC) April - Lee on Solent SC, Hants - RS Aero UK Youth Champs 2024


Each weekend will have a title or question that will be a focus for the squad. The sessions will be a mixture of boat handling skills, racing tactics and much more with the goal to build up to a summer of championship racing.

Members of the team will receive access to 2 online talks, one from Mark Rushall, a world class sailing coach who has been working with the British Sailing team since 2006 and the other from Jon Emmett, a professional coach and expert dinghy sailor who has won National, European and World championships in his single handed dinghy. 

Over the last few years the class has built strong bonds with two coaches, Sammy IJ and George Cousins, who will continue to lead the Youth Team in 2023/24. They will be assisted by specialist elite coaches who will attend each weekend and give insight into their specific strengths to the 2023/24 Team. 

We have been incredibly lucky for 2023/24 to again get some EPIC funding from the RS Aero UK Class Association to support the 2023/24 season meaning the cost has remained as last year! The cost for the 5 weekends of on water training, 2 online seminars and 2 UK Youth Championship entries will be £550 per sailor

Whole Series -
 Enter the whole 7 weekend series at the discounted £550 rate via the whole Series Event Page.
Weekends - It is possible to enter individual training weekends for £110 each and the two championship weekends at £60 each. Full Details of each individual weekend are on the RS Aero UK Events List with Online Entry via the pink box at the top of the page.

ROOSTER KIT - Thanks to Rooster's support of the UK Youth Team, providing a range of RS Aero UK Youth Team Rooster Custom Kit with a whopping 40% discount code that all the UK Youth Team full Winter Series entrants will receive. There is also a 10% discount code for the rest of the RS Aero custom kit range at RS Aero Rooster Custom Kit. Check it all out via the links!

FACEBOOK - The 'Rooster RS Aero UK Youth Team' Facebook group (private) can be joined HERE.

Lee-on-Solent SC
The Signal Station, Marine Parade East, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire PO13 9BJ

Tel: 023 9255 0317
Website: https://www.lossc.org.uk/

Lee on Solent SC have two clubhouses!
The 'Signal Station' clubhouse is next to their dinghy park on the sea front and their main building is to the west on the promenade. Both have been recently refurbished and enjoy fantastic views over the Solent.
Please use Elmore car park, 75m east of Lee on Solent SC's Signal Station club house.
Wheel your RS Aeros and trailers along the level sea front path to the club and trailers can then be accommodated either at the top of the slipway or in the dinghy park.
All car parks including Elmore Road use the MiPermit app. The street parking is the RingGo app.
There are about 12 free spaces outside the club too.
The on-site camping may be possible but is still work in progress at the moment. 
Our closest campsite, excluding what we may set up near the club is Kingfisher

There is also a Premier Inn a short drive away in Gosport, which is probably the better option for convenience.
There is also a Travel Lodge on Gosport High Street.

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