Category Archives: RYA

Nominations invited for the RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards

By | January 16, 2019

Launched in 2014, the RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards recognise the outstanding achievement and performance of talented young people in sailing, windsurfing and powerboating. The awards are a fantastic opportunity for clubs and class associations, as well as individuals, to reward those making an impact through performance and dedication – recognising the rising stars of… Read More »

HRH The Princess Royal awards Sailability volunteers

By | November 28, 2018

Eight volunteers from Sailability sites around the UK were amongst the 57 people recognised for their exceptional dedication and achievements in boating at the RYA Volunteer Awards on Friday 16th November. The Awards, which are recognised across four categories: the RYA Awards, RYA Community Awards, the Francis Elkin Award and the Family Award, were presented… Read More »

RYA and industry representatives meet HMRC to discuss red diesel situation

By | November 23, 2018

Following the ruling by the European Union Court of Justice against the UK’s use of red diesel by private pleasure craft, representatives from the boating community and boating industry – the Royal Yachting Association, British Marine, the Cruising Association, the Inland Waterways Association – met with HMRC officials on Tuesday, 20 November to discuss the… Read More »

Royal recognition for boating’s volunteers

By | November 20, 2018

Some 57 volunteers were recognised for their exceptional dedication and achievements in boating at the RYA Volunteer Awards on Friday (16 November). 49 awards were presented by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, President of the RYA, at the prestigious event, held at One Great George Street, Westminster, London. The RYA Volunteer Awards are recognised… Read More »

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 »