RYA Sail at Home

I hope you and your family are all well in these challenging times.

As you will be aware there is currently no on the water delivery being run by the RYA, however, we are extremely passionate about providing remote learning opportunities for us to learn together at home in the coming months.

We are excited to tell you about our remote learning schedule that will be offered to all levels of the programme over the coming month. 

We have variety of topics, and activities planned for you, which will allow you to develop you’re on the water knowledge and hopefully connect with fellow sailors from the comfort of your home or garden.

We are initially planning a 12 week programme, after this we will review the Covid 19 government’s recommendations. Our remote learning will start this Monday 30th, please see below the detailed overview of our next 2 weeks:

Week 1 (week commencing 30th March)

Day Time: Session Title: Aim/ Learning Outcome: Delivery Platform
Monday 30th 11:00 Motivation Monday Show – Luke Patience and Saskia Sills Motivation and strategies for dealing with adversity YouTube Live
Tuesday 31st 11:00 Tune in Tuesday: Met & Tide with Simon Rowell (BST Meteorologist) Winning with the forecast YouTube Live
Wednesday 1st 11:00 Workout Wednesday  Introduction to Physical Preparation for Junior Sailors, plan for next 12 weeks for workout Wednesday  YouTube
Thursday 2nd
Saturday 3rd   11:00   Super Saturday – VR racing Live VR racing Intro
Connect with fellow sailors on the Virtual Regatta inshore game.

All sessions will be screened on the British Sailing Team YouTube channel:


It is our intention to introduce you to Virtual Regatta racing on Saturday, if you are not sure what it is all about, please watch the video below:

We will be covering more of this on the Saturday session.

Lastly we are passionate about uniting the sailing community in these challenging times through the opportunities and sessions that we are planning to provide over the coming months.

We hope you will join us for all sessions and we look forward to further evolving the schedule as we all learn together from home.

If you have any questions on the schedule, please get in touch.

Kind regards,


Beth McKellar

Performance Operations Co-Ordinator

British Youth Sailing Team

Thanks to Karen for providing these details.