The RYA

Sticking to the rules

You may have a experienced a powerboater pass too close at speed or come across a boater whose ignorance has led to a potentially dangerous situation. Incidents like these reinforce the fact that it is not only important to understand the rules of the road, but to follow them at all times on the water. It seems that no matter ...

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RYA Sail for Gold Roadshow

London 2012 offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to really connect our Olympic sailors, our heroes, with the Great British public. The sailing in Weymouth and Portland went down a storm and the support from the home crowd was stunning. So, how do we connect the fans and sailors when they are 6,000 miles away? For Rio 2016, we are delighted to ...

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RYA SafeTrx

RYA SafeTrx, the tried and trusted mobile vessel tracking solution, is about to get even better with a host of new features this summer. Using iPhone and Android smartphone technology the RYA SafeTrx tracking and alert system is easily accessible and simple to use. Whilst components of the GMDSS system remain the preferred means for communication and distress alerting, RYA ...

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Boating Abroad

If the typical UK Bank Holiday weather has whetted your appetite for stretching your sea legs further afield, are you confident you are up-to-date on the laws, rules and regulations for boating abroad? Wherever you want to go there could be factors, local or otherwise, that could leave you in a spot of bother if you do not do your ...

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Getting Rio ready

With just a few months remaining until the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony, Olympic medallists and medal hopefuls will be flocking to Weymouth and Portland this June for the last major multi-class regatta ahead of the Games. The Sailing World Cup Weymouth & Portland (6 – 12 June), run in partnership by the RYA, World Sailing and WPNSA as part of ...

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Push the Boat Out 2016

More than 65,000 people have discovered sailing through the RYA’s Push the Boat Out national campaign. For clubs seeking to reach new audiences, Push the Boat Out offers a unique opportunity to take part in a nationwide campaign offering everybody the chance to get afloat. Now in its fourth year, a record number of clubs and centres nationwide will again ...

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RYA SAILABILITY

  On Saturday 20 February, the RYA Sailability National Conference, Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony was held at Wyboston Lakes Executive Centre. With over 200 RYA Sailability sites across the UK helping more than 17,000 people with disabilities sailing regularly, the annual conference offered volunteers the chance to meet with experts and attend a range of workshops, clinics and talks. ...

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RYA SUZUKI DINGHY SHOW 2016

From exclusive boat launches to a first look at cutting-edge kit, the show is a great place to learn new techniques, discover new boats and pick up the latest equipment ahead of the new season. From boat retailers to class associations, sailmakers and clothing specialists, with more than 150 exhibitors there will be something for every sailing fanatic. Alongside a ...

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