The RYA

RYA gives instructors special status

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From an outsider’s perspective, being a sailing or powerboating instructor can seem like a pretty ideal way of life: you get to play around in other people’s boats and, if you’re very lucky, you can end up in some pretty amazing locations getting paid for the privilege. And the basic fact is that instructing is a pretty amazing job – ...

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Keep up to speed with the RYA – on paper or in practice

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One of the great things about any watersport is that you are constantly learning. Whether you’re heading out on to the water for the first time, or perfecting some tricky manoeuvre, it’s all about improving and refining your skills. And this is where the RYA training structure really comes to the fore: It doesn’t matter what kind of boating you ...

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Going for gold to reward long term members

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Everyone admires loyalty; the ability to stick with something through thick and thin is always an admirable quality and one that generally deserves to be rewarded. It was with this in mind that the RYA has decided to set up its Gold Membership scheme to recognise long-term members. Considering that the RYA has been a membership organisation since 1875, loyalty ...

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