Category Archives: RYA

Introducing the all new ‘Womens Sailing Hub’ at the RYA Dinghy Show

By | February 8, 2018

Women’s sailing is thriving in the UK and for the first time ever at the RYA Dinghy Show, we introduce the ‘Women’s Sailing Hub’. This brand new stage will feature inspirational female sailors including members of the British Sailing Team, gold medallists and world class coaches, providing insights, information, top tips, as well as answering… Read More »

Raymarine Yachtmaster Instructor Scheme Conference a huge success!

By | January 31, 2018

The RYA Yachtmaster™ Instructor Scheme Conference in Swindon, sponsored by Raymarine, was attended by record numbers for the third year running. RYA Cruising Instructors, Yachtmaster™ Instructors and Training Centre Principals from around the UK and overseas attended the packed networking event at Alexandra House in the Wiltshire countryside over the weekend. Delegates spent the weekend… Read More »

YTF bursary awards for promising young sailors

By | January 30, 2018

Young sailors from across the London and South East region have had a boost to their sailing ambitions thanks to performance and coaching bursaries from the South East Youth Training Fund (YTF). The YTF is a charity associated with the RYA and the awards provide modest financial assistance to support either a sailor’s ongoing efforts… Read More »

How Olympic Success Grows the Sport

By | January 19, 2018

Britain’s Ian Walker MBE, double Olympic medalist, America’s Cup sailor and winning Volvo Ocean Race skipper, is now the Director of Racing for the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), the national body for all forms of boating in the United Kingdom. With Great Britain on the verge of displacing the USA as the most successful nation… Read More »

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Olympian appointed new RYANI High Performance Manager

By | January 16, 2018

Olympic sailor Matt McGovern has been appointed as High Performance Manager for the Royal Yachting Association of Northern Ireland (RYANI). The Ballyholme sailor competed at the Rio and London Olympics and has a vast amount of experience in high performance campaigns. Speaking on his appointment, McGovern commented: “I am very excited for the role, I… Read More »

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Voting now open for RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award

By | January 9, 2018

Nominations were received from affiliated clubs up and down the country across five categories which throw the spotlight firmly onto the core values for any successful sailing club. The 2018 finalists and winners of each category are: • Dartmouth Yacht Club – Communication • London Corinthian Sailing Club – Increasing Participation • Marconi Sailing Club… Read More »