For 2019, the cost of Individual Membership for the year to 31 December 2019 is only £40 per year. Family membership for the year to 31 December 2019 is £56. Student membership, for members aged 19-24 in full-time education at the start of the membership year, is £27. Our membership year runs from Jan-Dec. Membership is governed by our class constitution, which you can download here:
All 29er sailors will need to be class members to take part in any events or training. If you have any queries regarding membership or events, our Membership Secretary will be happy to help (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Anyone who is concerned about a young member’s or participant’s welfare, either outside the sport or within the 29er Class, should inform the 29er Class Welfare Officer or Class Chair immediately, in strict confidence. You can find contact details in the guidelines, and on our website here:
The Denmark Europeans are an awfully long way away. Do you really want to drive? Really, really?
Book in for the Sailboats delivery service and let Jubby take the strain. He enjoys that sort of thing.
We need you to indicate interest now so we can work out whether the trailer is feasible and whether the 29er class needs to organise coach and rib support for our GBR sailors.
A record number of sixty five 29ers turned up to the Rutland GP, no doubt attracted as much by the promise of another great 29er Christmas party (sponsored by HARKEN!) as by the opportunity for some quality big fleet racing. Indeed many old faces found themselves a spot on a boat so that they could join in the craic.
With just 250 days to go until the 2020 Zhik 29er World Championships, the UK 29er Class is delighted to be welcoming the 29er Worlds back to the UK for the 3rd time since the event's inauguration in 2000.
You can view minutes of meetings and other class documents at any time via our website, by selecting 'Everything Else' -> 'Documents' from the main menu.
On the weekend of 9/10 November, Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy hosted the 29er Ovington Championships. A range of conditions tested the sailors in being able to adapt over the weekend, with the more rounded sailors gaining the top places.
On the weekend of 2/3 November the RYA North East Youth Championships ‘ the Big One’ took place at Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club. Alongside a 16 strong 29er fleet with it’s own Northern Championships start, the handicapped fleet competitors included Aeros, RS200s, a Laser and a 420.The event promised to be a highlight of the Northern race circuit and attracted 29er sailors from as far as the South coast and Wales.
We have been informed by the International Class that the 29er Europeans will be held in Denmark at the Royal Danish Yacht Club, Copenhagen from 24th July - 1st August.
While extended by one day this mirrors the dates set for the original event. This will ensure minimum disruption in an already set and congested calendar.
For the 3rd time in 29er championship history, the UK has been selected to host the Zhik 29er World Championships, to be held at WPNSA next year from 13th - 21st August 2020.
On Saturday Evening (30th November) we've organised the, now famous, 29er Class Christmas Party at Rutland Sailing Club. This will be a fantastic Christmas meal with all the trimmings followed by a disco/karaoke. Rutland SC have brand new caterers and have prepared a menu including vegetarion option for us.
Please do come, both parents and sailors. It should be fun. There isn't a formal dress code, but something Christmassy would be good (last year there were some amazing jumpers on display!!).
Tickets are £12 per person and can be ordered on the event website here:
Once you are logged in click Christmas Party - Roast Turkey Dinner' and/or 'Christmas Party- Vegetarian Dinner' beneath the event name on the 'Home' page to purchase your meal tickets.
Can we please ask all planning to come (and we hope that's everybody) to sign up by Saturday 23rd November) so that we can give numbers to the Rutland caterers.
The Class Training Squads Selection Policy for 2019-20 has now been published.
The Minutes from the UK 29er Class Association Annual General Meeting held at HISC on the 6th July 2019 are now available to view.