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Junior Week

6th - 12 August 2022
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9th August: RYA Arbitration

Race 3, Optimist Gold Tally 71 vs Race Committee

Facts found: 71 and two other competitors were OCS on the start. 71 turned back to recross the line which was confirmed by the boat immediately behind them. The race committee confirmed that while one or more boats turned back, none of them travelled far enough downwind against the tide to recross the line and start correctly. X flag was not lowered.

Decison: OCS upheld

7th August: Amendments to Sailing Instructions posted in 'Downloads' below

***As of 00.01 on Monday 27th June 2022 the duty roster is live. Click here to volunteer for your duties. See descriptions in 'Downloads' below.

Entries are now open. late entry fees apply from 27th June 2022. When making your booking there is a time limit of nine minutes before you must check out. Therefore please make sure you have all relevant information to hand before adding tickets to the basket. You will not need to know your sail number. You will need to know the dates and locations of qualifying races, your helm/crew (if relevant), your parking requirements and the clothing sizes you require. You will also need to visit the JW Social Event pages separately to make bookings for those events. Multiple tickets can all be added to the same basket provided you check out within the nine minute time limit. After making each ticket selection and adding to basket you must click 'your basket' in the green strip and then 'Continue Shopping' to return to the event page to make furher ticket selections***

This is BSC's major cadet event of the year and offers:

  • Six days of class racing in Chichester Harbour for cadet classes - Optimist (gold & silver fleets), Topper (4.3 and 5.2 rigs), RS Feva, 420, ILCA 6/Laser Radial
  • Post-racing fun activities for all
  • Action-packed social calendar for cadets and parents
  • Memories to last a lifetime
  • Legendary morning bacon butties

Bosham Junior Week is a week long racing and social event that is a MUST if you are 8 to 18 years old. Competitive racing in one of the UK's best sailing venues, coupled with a hectic social programme make this the teenage (and younger!) sailing and social event of the year!

Our sailing base is at Cobnor. The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions are available under 'Downloads' below.

All competitors must be members of BSC, a Federated Chichester Harbour Club or an RYA affiliated club. In order to enter, they must have completed a minimum of four races between 14th August 2021 and 5th June 2022 (inclusive) in the boat and crew role as entered.. BSC Super Sunday days count as one race. A-level year students (year 13) do not need to do any qualifying races. Any queries in relation to this must be directed your class captain.

As a condition of entry, every competitor must supply adults to do a minimum of two land or water based duties. (Many parents do much more,) These adults must also be members of BSC, a federated Chichester Harbour club or an RYA affiliated club. Any non-BSC members are required to become a temporary member (fee payable) in order to carry out their duties.

Enter under 'Tickets' below, where you can also book car parking, temporary membership and order additional merchandise. One BJW long-sleeve t-shirt is included in each competitor entry. This year's additional item is a BJW bucket hat. Crews should boook under the Crew Entry ticket. When booking multiple items be sure to return to this event page to add additional tickets and then check out from your basket at the end. Entry will open online at 00:01 on Monday 6th June 2022. Entry deadline is 23:59 on Sunday 26th June 2022. After this date, entry is subject to availability with a late entry surcharge of £30.

The duty roster will go live at 00:01 on Monday 27th June.

Each day of racing starts with a briefing and presentation of merit mats for all sailors and parents, followed by up to three races per fleet according to the wind/weather, followed by a variety of fun activities organised by the Cadet Committee.

Social events are an integral part of Bosham Junior Week. Booking for social events is additional to any BJW sailing entry and bookable via the specific social event page, but you can still add all tickets to the same basket and make one final checkout payment.


Sat 6th August - Boats to Cobnor, safety crews briefing, registration, welcome drinks, rules recap

Sun 7th August - Racing, fun races, family suppers

Mon 8th August - Racing, fleet parties

Tue 9th August - Racing, U13 fun races, 14+ black tie dinner & disco

Wed 10th August - Racing, adult bop

Thu 11th August - Racing, Feva 27 fun race, parents race, sundowners

Fri 12th August - Racing, boats return to BSC, prize giving, U13 karaoke & disco, year group suppers, 13+ disco

The best way to stay informed is to join the BJW WhatsApp group.

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 voluntary commitment from supporters as well as participation by competitors.



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Last updated 11:53pm on 7 June 2023

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