You have have stood back and admired the success that Team GBR
achieves in Olympic sailing. You may have even stood back and
wondered how you were ever going to compete against such a well
Well, this news should keep you awake at night...
'When we launched the programme back in 2005 we set ourselves the target of introducing 500,000 youngsters to sailing over a 10 year period. Now we are half way through it’s fantastic to see how many youngsters are getting out on the water and that the programme is well on target', commented Vicky Lenz, RYA OnBoard manager, who has been involved with the project since the outset and has seen the scheme flourish over the past few years"
The RS:X Class is doing its bit next year withy 3 training camps planned and budgeted for through its Reach-4-The-Top training initiative. The emphasis is on RS:X Youth development and gender equality and is aimed at MNAs looking to compete in the ISAF Youth World Championships and the RS:X Youth World Windsurfing Championships and RS:X Youth European Windsurfing Championships.