Category Archives: RYA

Choose the right CO alarm and be aware of false claims!

By | July 2, 2018

Following media reports this June about non-working imported carbon monoxide (CO) alarms sold on internet shopping sites, the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) is cautioning boaters, that choosing the right CO alarm is an especially critical decision as boats can fill in minutes, sometimes seconds, with lethal levels of the highly toxic gas. The BSS has… Read More »

RYA and HM Coastguard ask boaters for feedback on MSI broadcasts

By | June 25, 2018

The RYA and HM Coastguard are urging boaters to use this simple online form to give feedback and report their experiences on HM Coastguard MSI VHF weather broadcasts.   The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is responsible in the UK for broadcasting Maritime Safety Information (MSI). MSI, which includes both weather information and navigational warnings, is broadcast on VHF… Read More »

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 »

Category: RYA

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 »