RYA Sailing University Network

The University of Exeter is part of the RYA Sailing University Network. As such the University provides:

  • A convenient location for sailors on the RYA pathway to travel to Weymouth for training.
  • The oppotunity for Sailors on the RYA performance pathway to apply for a Sports Scholarship and be supported finacially and with access to a comprehensive support services package.
  • Athlete lifestyle support including a mentor from the Performance Sport team and an academic flexbility policy to support sailors to apply for mitigation to attend training camps and competition within University term times.

University of Exeter Sailing Club

The University of Exeter Sailing club has enjoyed success in recent years through a number of the sailing disciplines. In the 2018-2019 BUCS season University of Exeter were the number 1 ranked institution for sailing in the UK and won BUCS Gold in Yachting, Fleet and Team Racing as well as BUCS silver in the Match Racing Championships.

Performance teams include:

  • Team Racing (6 Members)
  • Fleet Racing (16+ Members)
  • Match Racing (3 Members)
  • Yacht Racing (8 Members)

Athlete profiles