Junior & Youth


RYANI Youth Championships 2018

CAYC had 23 sailors representing the Club. Many medals won and the overall Team award – Club Trophy 2018

RYANI Youth Championships 2017 – Club Trophy was not contested

CAYC had another strong rep. Poor weather prevented many from competing.

RYANI Youth Championships 2016

CAYC had approx 19 sailors representing the Club. Many medals won and the overall Team award – Club Trophy 2016

RYANI Youth Championships 2015

CAYC had 17 sailors representing the Club. Many medals won and the overall Team award – Club Trophy 2015

RYANI Youth Championships 2014

CAYC had 21 sailors representing the Club. Many medals won and the overall Team award – Club Trophy 2014

RYANI Results from Championships


RYA EricTwiname Shield – Listing our sailors who have competed. 2012, 2013, 2014

RYANI Youth Championships 2013

CAYC had a fantastic attendance by junior and youth sailors. The Club was very well represented in all Classes.


2013 RYANI Youth Championships

Ballyholme Yacht Club
Results after 6 Races. (PDF 308KB)

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2013 RYANI Youth Championships Club Cup Results

Rank Club Total
1 Ballyholme Yacht Club 33
2 County Antrim Yacht Club 30
3 Seaboard Sailing Association 17
4 Strangford Lough Yacht Club 16
5 Carlingford Lough Yacht Club 13
5 Holywood Yacht Club 13
7 Donaghadee Sailing Club 12
8 East Down Yacht Club 8
9 Lough Erne Yacht Club 6
10 Cushendall Sailing BC 5
10 East Antrim Boat  Club 5
12 Royal North of Ireland YC 4
13 Lough Neagh Sailing Club 3
13 Newcastle Yacht Club 3
15 Carrickfergus Sailing Club 2
15 Killyleagh Yacht Club 2
15 Quoile Yacht Club 2
18 Coleraine Yacht Club 1
18 Craigavon Lakes Sailing Club 1

2013 RYANI Youth Championships Schools Cup

Rank School
1 Larne Grammar School
2 Methodist College Belfast
3 Regent House Grammar
4 Campbell College
5 Rockport
6 St Colmans College
7 Abbey Grammar
8 Down High School
9 Sullivan Upper
12 Belfast High School
13 St Killians
14 Whitehead Primary school
15 Belfast Royal Academy
16 Friends School Lisburn



CAYC Junior & Youth Committee :

Last Saturday of the month : Movie afternoon for the juniors.

Please note : this month the date has been pushed out to Saturday 3 March as there is a Rugby match being screened on 25 February.

  • Spring Race Training will be starting in early April
  • RYA Youth Sailing Scheme Courses are currently being planned for July and August


1st Meeting held on Saturday 16 April 2011

Attended by :12 Juniors. The topic of Racing and Sailing was discussed via PPT. This also included Pizza, Popcorn and the ever popular selection of “sweets ”

Committee Representatives are Becky Coburn and Jenny Lewis.

Ideas were then sought from all in attendance and the list is as follows :

  1. Sailing in the Buzz
  2. Junior Kayak Training/ Tasters
  3. Paddle to Portmuck
  4. Taster day -sailing different class of dinghies in the Club
  5. Day out to Newcastle – Bouldering
  6. Day out to Bushmills – Outdoor pursuits
  7. Body boarding / surfing in Portrush/ PBT
  8. Rollerblading in Bangor
  9. Go-Karting for the little juniors
  10. Banana rides – Share centre
  11. No wind day – “cheat race”
  12. Bowling
  13. More race Training sessions
  14. Confidence building days for Optimists & Toppers etc
  15. Day out to Lisburn Complex
  16. Learn to drive a RIB – RIB challenge

Many of these activities will need parental support and planning. Further consultation will be made around some of the external activities suggested by the Juniors.

Useful Links

RYA Junior Membership Section

Lots of useful information , Newsletters and Games – have a go at the RIB challenge !

RYA Youth Membership Section