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Volvo Cork Week showcasing the best of Cork Harbour

 July 15 to July 21 Royal Yacht Club Crosshaven, Co Cork Volvo Cork Week is the biennial sailing regatta based around Crosshaven and Cork harbour, this year it runs from Sunday 15 to Saturday 21 July. Over the 40 years of its history, Cork Week has cemented its reputation as a world class sailing experience, flavoured with the key ingredients ...

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Natasha Lambert BEM confirms entry to Round the Island Race

Natasha Lambert BEM, a multi award winning adventurer with quadriplegic cerebral palsy, will be taking on the world’s best sailors this weekend and proving that disability is no barrier on the water as she competes in the 50 mile Round The Island  Yacht Race. This will be Natasha’s second lap of the island, having first sailed round the Isle of ...

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HM Coastguard adopts RYA SafeTrx as new safety id scheme

RYA SafeTrx now supersedes the HM Coastguard CG66 scheme  The Maritime & Coastguard Agency and the Royal Yachting Association have joined forces to reveal RYA SafeTrx as HM Coastguard’s new official voluntary safety identification scheme. RYA SafeTrx: designed to improve safety at sea The world-leading RYA SafeTrx app is designed to improve safety at sea and potentially cut vital minutes off the ...

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RYA supports inaugural Maritime Safety Week

Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani MP, has launched the inaugural Maritime Safety Week, which will run from 9-13 July. The Minister recognises that safety is absolutely critical to underpinning success at every level and wants to raise awareness and highlight the excellent work which is already being done across our diverse industry to strive for excellence in safety. Maritime Safety Week ...

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RYA update on Brexit priorities

The RYA ensures ministers and officials across government understand the needs and concerns of recreational boaters. The UK’s preparations for leaving the EU continue, with the EU Withdrawal Bill – which transposes all EU law into UK law at the point of exit – passing its final Parliamentary stages and pressure increasing on the Government to set out its preferred ...

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