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    Ben Ainslie won Gold at London 2012 on the same waters as IAPS Sailing Regatta.

IAPS SAILING

IAPS Sailing event is a fantastic opportunity for pupils from across the country to sail on the same waters that witnessed the epic Olympic battles in London 2012. Ben Ainslie became the most decorated Olympic Sailor in history when he won Gold in the Men’s Finn race in the same harbour. IAPS Sailors have an incredible opportunity to compete in the hope of being crowned IAPS Sailing champion.

Regatta Information

  • Four races are scheduled daily.
  • The racecourses are in Portland Harbour.
  • A combination of windward-leeward and/or triangle/sausage courses will be sailed.

Rules and Regulations

  • The National Governing body is The Royal Yachting Association
  • The regatta is governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016.
  • Each school is limited to 4 boats with 2 Sailors in each boat per day initially (8 pupils in total). If numbers allow, schools will be allowed to enter more.
  • Sailors must have a minimum of RYA Stage 2.
  • All Sailors must complete a parent/guardian consent and declaration form.

Age Groups & Eligibility

  • U11 (Year 5 & 6)
  • U13 (Years 7 & 8)
  • The U11 competition will be held on Wednesday 23 May 2018.
  • The U13 competition will be held on Thursday 24 May 2018.
  • Sailors must fall into the age categories on the 1st September 2017.
  • All sailors must attend an IAPS School.
  • All sailors must enter through their school.
  • There must be a teacher responsible for the children at all times.

FORTHCOMING SAILING EVENTS

Sailing

23/05/2018 - National Sailing Regatta - Andrew Simpson Sailing Centre

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PREVIOUS SAILING RESULTS

Sailing

24/05/2017 - Sailing Regatta

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SOME FACTS ABOUT IAPS SAILING

200

2017 competitors

55

2017 Schools

4

Silvers at 2012

1896

Olympic debut