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 »

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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 »