Category Archives: RYA

Don’t miss the RYA Affiliated Club Conferences this winter

By | October 22, 2019

Once again, the RYA is offering sailing clubs the opportunity to sign up for the free RYA Affiliated Club Conferences, supported by Gallagher, which will take place across the UK between November and January. A benefit to all RYA affiliated clubs, the free conferences are a fantastic opportunity for club members to meet and network,… Read More »

Heat mapping updates improve accuracy of RYA’s UK Coastal Atlas of Recreational Boating

By | October 9, 2019

Since 2004, the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has been collecting information about recreational boating to gain a better picture of the areas most utilised for general boating, racing and passage-making, as well as the distribution of clubs, training centres and marinas, to create the UK Coastal Atlas of Recreational Boating. The Atlas provides vital data… Read More »

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RYA will respond to invasive species consultation

By | July 31, 2019

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has launched a consultation on management measures for controlling the spread of invasive species in England and Wales. The RYA intends to respond to the consultation which is inviting views on measures being considered to deal with the spread of 14 invasive alien species, including floating pennywort,… Read More »

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Transport and Maritime Minister shown the ropes at RYA Training Centre

By | July 4, 2019

Nusrat Ghani MP learns about sailing programmes for young people during Maritime Safety Week visit. Royal Yachting Association (RYA) instructors have introduced the Transport and Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP to the RYA’s training activities and even tempted her onto the water, as part of Maritime Safety Week. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for… Read More »

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Royal Yachting Association and British Ports Association welcome announcement of a new National Alcohol Awareness Campaign

By | July 3, 2019

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA), which is recognised as the representational voice for recreational boaters, and the British Ports Association (BPA), representing over 350 ports, harbours and piers around the UK’s coast, have joined forces to welcome a ministerial announcement of an alcohol awareness campaign. At the start of Maritime Safety Week on the 1st… Read More »

The results are in… RYA Membership Survey 2019

By | June 3, 2019

From March to April 2019 the RYA undertook its biennial Membership survey engaging with members, non-members and ex-members to get a better understanding as to what members and people in the boating community know, and feel about RYA Membership. Over 16,000 people responded to the survey, which was conducted independently by The Leadership Factor on… Read More »