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Junior Week 2023

With kind sponsorship from

Registration & Briefing - Saturday 5th August 2023

Racing - Sunday 6th Aug to Friday 11th August 2023

To stay up to date, join the Junior Week WhatsApp group

Bosham Junior Week is a week long racing and social event that is a MUST if you are 8 to 18 years old. Great, competitive racing coupled with a hectic social programme make this the teenage (and younger!) sailing and social event of the year! Junior Week is our major Cadet event of the year and offers:

  • Class racing for 8 cadet classes - Gold & Silver Optimist, Topper (4.2 & 5.3 rigs), Mirror, RS Feva, 420 and Laser Radial/ILCA 6
  • Up to 12 races for all fleets over six days in Chichester Harbour
  • 'Fun' races in the afternoons
  • Action-packed social life for cadets and parents
  • Memories that will last a life time
  • Take a look at our photo galleries from last year here.

Our sailing base is at Cobnor

All competitors must be members of BSC, a federated Chichester Harbour club or an RYA affiliated saling club. The entry requirement for each sailor is to have completed a minimum of four races between 13th August 2022 and 4th June 2023. The only exception is to competitors in their A level year (Year 13) who do not need to do any qualifying races. Any queries in relation to qualification must be directed to the relevant class captains. Full details of entry qualification requirements can be found here Qualification Requirements (5).pdf.

Online entry will be available from 00:01 Monday 5th June 2023. Entry deadline is 23:59 on Sunday 25th June 2023. After this date there is a late entry surcharge and entry is subject to availability.

Classes which take part are Optimist, Topper (4.2 and 5.3 rigs), RS Feva, Mirror, International 420 and Laser Radial/ILCA 6, subject to minimum numbers being reached. Each day of racing starts with a briefing for all sailors and parents followed by 1-3 races per fleet according to the wind/weather followed by a variety of fun races organised by the Cadet Committee.

The social events are an integral part of Bosham Junior Week. Once announced, all social bookings will need to be pre-booked by 30th July 2023.

To take part, every competitor must supply adults to do a minimum of two land or water based duties. These adults must also be members of BSC, a federated Chichester Harbour club or an RYA affiliated club. Please note, any non-BSC member adults will need to pay a temporary membership fee in order to carry out their duties. The duty roster will go live for sign-ups at 00:01 Monday 26th June 2023. To apply for your duties, log into the BSC duty roster.

Duty Descriptions can be seen here Duty Descriptions JW.docx

The Bosham Junior Week committee extend a big thank you in advance for the help, support and enthusiasm of all parents/guardians/supporters, without which the event would not be possible. We appreciate that the event requires significant commitment from supporters as well as competitors.


Last updated 11:52 on 12 March 2024

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