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FOUND AT SOUTH SHIELDS 
Orange Aquapac Dry Bag/ If this is yours contact Dot (office@laser.org.uk) and she will bring it to Lowestoft Q.

WORLD & EURO QUALIFICATION FOR 2019 
Qualification documents for Radial and Standard are now posted under categories.

Update to NOR for Laser Qualifiers 
Version 2 of the NOR has been posted on the event website for qualifiers 4-6. The main change is the the Youth Ladder.

Laser Qualifiers 
An update to the general UKLA sailing Instructions has been posted on the event sites for the the Qualifieirs 4 - 6.

Laser 4.7 Youth Training Dates 
The dates for the autumn 2018 have been published on the UKLA calendar. Online entry opens on the 13th September.

Laser Grand Prix Lakeland & Far North final event 
This has changed from Coniston Water on 6th October to Derwent Reservoir on 29th September.

Laser 4.7 Ladder 4 - Change of Date 
Unfortunately, due to a clash with other UKLA activities, we have had to move the event from the 17.18 November to the 10/11 November. The NOR for the Laer 4.7 Ladder series will be updated accordingly.

LPE MONTHLY MEMBERS DRAW - AUGUST 
Congratulations to Christopher Jones, a youth sailor and a member of Pwllheli SC, who has won the August draw prize of a Laser top cover. Many thanks to LPE for their generous sponsorship.

On line UKLA Survey PART II 
Please, please, please take the time to complete the survey by clicking the above link. It will take less than 5 minutes total to complete both parts and your answers will be used to shape the future of the UKLA.

On line UKLA Survey PART I 
Please, please, please take the time to complete the survey by clicking the above link. It will take less than 5 minutes total to complete both parts and your answers will be used to shape the future of the UKLA.

REMINDER: FINAL WEEK to Vote on 2018 ILCA Rule Changes by 7 September 2018 
Just a reminder that this is the FINAL WEEK to vote on this year's ILCA rule changes. Voting is open to ALL active members in our district - one vote per member. The six-month voting period ends FRIDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 2018. The results will be announced later in the autumn. If you have already voted, thank you. If you have not yet voted, please take a moment to click on the link below and vote via a quick, 7-question online survey. There is also a link to the voting survey on the ILCA website: www.laserinternational.org . To be counted, you must vote by 7 September 2018.
Click Title to Vote.

Many congratultions to Matilda 2nd overall and Alex 1st Under 17 at the Radial Youth Worlds. 

RYA PHYSICAL PROFILING 
After review the Physical Profiling will no longer be conducted at Junior level and will be conducted once a year at Youth level. It will still be a requirement of the RYA UK Youth Squad selection policy and the next Physical Profiling sessions will take place on the 9th-10th February 2019. More information can be found on the Profiling page on the RYA Website

RYA Physical Profiling 
After review the Physical Profiling will no longer be conducted at Junior level and will be conducted once a year at Youth level.
It will still be a requirement of the RYA UK Youth Squad selection policy and the next Physical Profiling sessions will take place on the 9th-10th February 2019.
Profiling for windsurfing is currently still under review due to the different physical demands required in order to be successful. Further information will be provided in due course.

Don't forget Hastings SE GP this weekend 
August 25th:


1st Race 11.00am
Registration from 9am
Briefing 10:15am
Four races

Standard, Radial and 4.7

Entry £15.00

Beach party to help with launching.
Excellent practice for the Masters qualifier at Pevensey.
Various Prizes for first Hastings boat, first novice etc. Club boats available

Laser Radial Youth Training 
Weekend 1 - WPNSA

This weekend will be set for sailors both new to the boat and fleet and also the seasoned Radial sailor. The group will be filtered into groups and coaching plans and objectives will be set from this. A parent chat will be held on Saturday evening where I (Tim Hulse) will look to explain the different options for sailors new to the fleet, which events are key and what to expect in the coming years from both the RYA and UKLA.

Other weekends

Weekend 2 - 29/30 September - venue tbc
Weekend 3 - 17/18 November - venue WPNSA
Weekend 4 - 15/16 December - venue WPNSA
Weekend 5 - 12/13 January - venue WPNSA
Weekend 6 - 9/10 February - venue WPNSA

LPE MONTHLY DRAW - JULY 
Congratulations to Gary Tait from West Lothian, and a member of Perth SC, who has won the July draw prize of a Laser carbon tiller extension.. Many thanks to LPE for their generous sponsorship.

Laser 4.7 Ladder Series 
Ladder 1 is now open for entry and the NOR for the series has been posted

ILCA 2018 RULE CHANGE vote 

Laser Standard Sailors Preparing for the Autumn Qualifiers 
Would you be interested in a weekend of training to help you prepare for this autumn’s qualifier events? We need to gauge interest and need a minimum of 10 sailors to put the training together. Venue will be south coast, either the second or third weekend of September, cost somewhere between £85 & £100, all TBC.
Send your name and phone number to express your interest to Sam Acton either by email sam@domestic-angels.com or text 07985 281120 by 17th August,
Thanks in advance.
Sam Acton and Jon Emmett

Laser Radial Youth Training - September 
Online entry is open for Laser Radial Youth Training mid and end of September.

Laser Nationals - Event Pictures 

Day six of the Laser Nationals 
After no racing on Thursday, Friday was the last day of competition at the Nationals in Plymouth.

Day four of the Laser Nationals 
Three races for all fleets on Wednesday.

Day three of the Laser Nationals 
Three races on day three.

Day two of the Laser Nationals 
Report from the second day of the Nationals.

Day one of the Laser Nationals 
Report from the first day's racing at the Nationals.

NATIONALS - GALA DINNER 
Deadline for booking is now Thursday 19th July. There are a few tickets still available.

LASER NATIONALS PLYMOUTH - ENTRY STILL OPEN 
Although the web site for the Nationals is now closed we would still be delighted to accept your entry. Just telephone Dot Beadsworth on 01299 832970 or email her office@laser.org.uk and make arrangements with her to enter on the day without a late fee charge..

LASER MONTHLY DRAW - JUNE 
Congratulations to Alex Hughes a youth sailor and a member of Sutton SC, who has won the June draw prize of a Harken block set. Alex is almost our latest new member only joining in May, so hope he now thinks it worthwhile to be a member of UKLA! Many thanks to LPE for their generous sponsorship.

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