Category Archives: RYA

How multisport providers can make Sailability work

By | October 17, 2018

Conway Centres: Anglesey has enjoyed a successful summer having been determined to find a way. If you’re a multisport provider, why would you run sailing? Well, having got up to 66 sailors along to their new Tuesday evening Sailability sessions this summer, Conway Centres: Anglesey can state a pretty good case! Two years ago, however, they… Read More »

Sailing clubs given chance to focus and grow

By | October 10, 2018

Ambitious sailing clubs across Northern Ireland are being given the chance to develop and realise their vision through an innovative initiative by RYA Northern Ireland. Through the Focus Clubs initiative, 10 lucky clubs will be selected and each will receive advice on planning and development, funding opportunities, promotion, coaching and equipment support.   RYA Northern… Read More »

The Crown Estate completes initial assessment of offshore wind extension applications

By | October 5, 2018

The Crown Estate has completed its initial assessment of offshore wind extension applications, confirming that the eight proposed projects, representing up to 3.4GW of potential new capacity, have satisfied the application criteria. The eight projects, located in the waters around England and Wales, will now be subject to a plan level Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA)… Read More »

RYA seeks Non-Executive Director

By | September 14, 2018

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is seeking an enthusiastic and forward thinking non-executive director to join its Board. We are looking for experienced individuals with strong critical thinking skills who are capable of applying independent judgment to work effectively with other executive and non-executive directors. Following a skills evaluation, the Board is keen to balance… Read More »

Cruising in the Midlands – yes really!

By | July 26, 2018

You don’t have to live by the sea to be a big boat sailor in the Midlands. Did you know the region has no fewer than eight cruising clubs, with a number of dinghy sailing clubs also having cruising sections? Anyone interested in, or with an established passion, for yachting can join like-minded seafarers to… Read More »

RYA reflects on Government’s Brexit White Paper

By | July 26, 2018

On 12 July, the Government published its Brexit White Paper, The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, setting out in more detail the UK’s desired model for its end-state relationship with the EU, to take effect after the implementation period which is due to end on 1 January 2021. The White… Read More »