Category Archives: RYA

Preventing the spread of invasive species 

By | October 19, 2017

Lord Gardiner has met with water companies and partners including the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), at a House of Lords reception to celebrate the work of the Check Clean Dry campaign. The scheme aims to stop the spread of invasive species such as floating pennywort and water primrose. It was developed in partnership with key… Read More »

Ian Walker takes racing helm at RYA

By | October 10, 2017

Walker will oversee the RYA’s World Class Programme and talent pathways, as well as the broader remit of racing participation in all its forms in the UK. He replaces John Derbyshire who has retired following 32 years’ involvement with high performance sailing at the RYA. Mr Walker has enjoyed an impressive and multi-faceted career in… Read More »

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The RYA East Affiliated Club Conference 

By | October 9, 2017

The RYA East Affiliated Clubs Conference will be taking place on Sunday 29 October at the Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Suffolk. It is open to all RYA affiliated clubs to send up to four delegates from each club to come and hear updates from the RYA, including an update on the Insights Data from the… Read More »

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Honeyford appointed as RYANI Chief Operating Officer

By | October 3, 2017

The post, which is supported by Sport NI under the Sporting Clubs Sporting Winners Programme, will see Honeyford lead on the new Strategic Plan and increase engagement with stakeholders to ensure the needs of the boating community are highlighted at all levels. Working as RYANI Performance Manager for the last 11 years, Honeyford has played… Read More »

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Abbie Hewitt joins RYA Scotland Team

By | August 29, 2017

Abbie Hewitt has just been announced as the new High Performance Manager of RYA Scotland and is looking forward to the exciting opportunities and challenges that the role has to offer. James Allan, CEO of RYA Scotland said of her appointment: “We are very pleased to welcome Abbie to the RYA Scotland Team. Her background in international training… Read More »

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Red diesel worries…

By | July 14, 2017

David Evans sent a letter to Scuttlebutt Europe this morning warning boaters that the Belgian authorities are taking a rather dim view of any red diesel in UK boat  tanks in their waters… “The hard line approach that the Belgian authorities have been adopting in relation to yachts having red diesel in their tanks has… Read More »