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Ribcraft Sponsor Young Ribsters
2006 RYA Youth RIB Championship
 

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The Honda RYA Youth Rib Championship 2006 sponsored by Honda, Ribcraft and Indespension Trailers is a National Championship in which 8 - 16 year old Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) drivers, can demonstrate their skills with the goal of winning a 4.8m Ribcraft RIB with a Honda 50hp engine on an Indespension trailer for their club.

Clubs and organisations that wish to participate hold local heats at their premises to determine who they put forward for their regional finals. There are 16 regional finals and winner in each age group (8-12 and 13-16) takes part in the national final.

Local Heats
Any club/organisation that wishes to participate can hold a local heat. The club/organisation runs a competition at their premises, using their own boats, from which the clubs/organisations puts forward their winners to their Regional Final, in one or both of the age groups. Guidelines on how to hold a local heat are available.

Regional Finals
The Regional finals, sixteen in all, are held at clubs/organisations with suitable facilities. The RYA helps the club organise the event and attends to the logistics and administration needed to run the regional final. Where possible the RYA will attend and support the event with promotional materials and two Honda powered Ribcraft to be used by the competitors.

National Final
The National Final is held at the Southampton International Boatshow in September. The RYA organises and co-ordinates all aspects of this final stage of the competition.

Prizes
At the Regional finals trophies and other prizes are presented for the first, second and third places in each category. At the National final the Ribcraft are awarded to the winners respective club/organisation and the winners receive a trophy and further prizes.

For full details on how to enter, the venues of local heats etc visit: RYA Youth Championship


March 2006

 



 
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