For the Future

Killyleagh Yacht Club has one of the best junior sections in Northern Ireland! Our programme sets out to get young people aged 8-18 into sailing and as one of the most active parts of our club, you can expect a lot of fun both on and off the water. From Monday night sessions and our summer camp courses, to the Strangford Lough Youth Series and the Beattie Cup, our scheme is focused on one thing; and that’s the future sailors.

Monday Junior Sailing Sessions

Monday Funday! Our popular Monday night junior sailing sessions are at the centre of our programme. Now running for over 20 years, this is where many of our young sailors start. It’s a popular night for some fun on the water and caters for all levels of ability.

RYA Summer Courses

Progress from a beginner to confident sailor on one of our summer courses and gain an accredited RYA Youth Sailing Scheme certificate.

RYA Summer Courses

Progress from a beginner to confident sailor on one of our summer courses and gain an accredited RYA Youth Sailing Scheme certificate.

Strangford Lough Youth Series

We’re proud to be a part of the Strangford Lough Youth Series. This is a team race series organised by a cooperative of clubs on the lough and is designed to encourage more young people to progress into racing. The SLYS allows junior sailors to develop their sailing and racing skills in a competive but fun environment. Team KYC has brought home the youth shield twice, both in 2018 and 2019! #GoTeamKYC!