Category Archives: RYA

New RYA WindFoil Course dates!

By | June 18, 2018

Missed out on RYA’s the last WindFoil Training Week? The RYA has another amazing opportunity to learn and progress your foiling, leading on to how to teach others to take flight. The two separate events are for Windsurfing instructors and will be held this summer at the Osprey Training Centre, (OTC) in Portland, Weymouth. Training… Read More »

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Government pledges 41 new Marine Conservation Zones

By | June 11, 2018

The government has pledged to create 41 new Marine Conservation Zones around Britain’s coastline, as part of its wider ocean conservation strategy. The new designations will constitute the biggest expansion of the UK’s ‘blue belt’ of protected areas ever undertaken. The announcement was made on World Oceans Day, which encourages people to take action to… Read More »

Closing date for RYA Chair applications is fast approaching

By | May 24, 2018

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is seeking a Chair to manage and provide leadership to the Board – and the closing date for applications is fast approaching. The membership organisation is looking for applications from experienced individuals with a proven track record of successful chairing within a multi-faceted organisation and with the personal gravitas to… Read More »

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RYA backs second UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week

By | May 22, 2018

The RYA is throwing its full support behind UK Anti-Doping’s second Clean Sport Week, which launched last Monday (21 May 2018). This year’s campaign, which will again have the support of a range of National Governing Bodies (NGBs), sports organisations and UK sports stars, will celebrate clean athletes and their success, and promote the work… Read More »

Come fly with us!

By | May 18, 2018

Don’t miss your chance to try dinghy sailing and windsurfing foiling all weekend at the National Watersports Festival (NWF) with free taster sessions. Visitors can try foiling under expert supervision at next month’s festival (8-10 June), allowing them to experience the thrill of foiling for themselves! Two RS Aeros, adapted with foils by Glide Free… Read More »

Beckett scoops silver at Laser European Championships

By | May 15, 2018

British Sailing Team’s Michael Beckett has scored his best ever performance at senior level, winning the silver medal at a breezy Laser European Championships in La Rochelle. Beckett, 23, from Solva in Pembrokeshire, put on an impressive show of consistency over the six-day regatta, only finishing outside of the top ten three times in 11… Read More »

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More opportunities to Push the Boat Out

By | May 14, 2018

RYA Push the Boat Out kicked off with a bang last weekend as hundreds of people got out on the water in the glorious bank holiday sunshine. “We had our most successful Open Day and Push the Boat Out event ever,” says Nigel Butler, Rear Commodore of Blackwater Sailing Club in Essex. “During an amazing… Read More »