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BSC Youth Sailing Fund

Bosham Sailing Club Youth Sailing Fund

Encourage Enjoy Improve

Established in 2002, the BSC Youth Sailing Fund aims to provide support to young sailors under the age of 25 years in their quest to improve their skills and widen their racing experience. To date it has raised £28,000 and has funded the purchase of new equipment e.g., a fleet of oppies and assisted young BSC sailors taking part in the Mirror World Championships, the Mini-Transat International, the 420 Ladies European and World Championships and the Optimist and Topper RYA Zone Squads.

In recent years the Club has recognized its corporate social responsibilities by becoming more involved with the Bosham community and, in line with the RYA 'OnBoard' scheme, it has partnered with Bosham Primary School to introduce its pupils to sailing by providing complementary tuition to give them the skills and confidence they need to get afloat safely and enjoyably. We hope to continue this initiative 2022.

The Fund is awarded at the discretion of the Trustees, as advised by RC Cadets. It is totally reliant however on the kind generosity of members, many of whom have contributed liberally both with direct donations and by arranging fund-raising events our thanks goes out to them. Should you wish to advertise a boat for sale, you can do this at no cost on the Club's website when it sells, all we ask is that you make a voluntary donation to the Fund which is an invaluable additional source of revenue.

We know and understand there are many demands on our purse strings, but any amount donated really helps our young sailors. Should you wish to donate, please pay by bank transfer (see details here). Please do not hesitate to contact the office if you have any payment queries.

If you know of a young sailor who might benefit from some financial support, please do not hesitate to contact RC Cadets, who can guide the applicant through the process.

Youth Sailing Fund Trustees -

Peter Lacey

Nicky Chapple

Tim Reynolds

Last updated 11:34 on 15 September 2022

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