British Marine update their excellent COVID-19 information Microsite

The British Marine trade association has a very useful COVID-19 Microsite which has been updated to explain the UK Governments latest three-tiered system of local COVID-19 alert levels in England

Sailing World Championships postponed to summer of 2023

World Sailing has announced the postponement of the next edition of the Sailing World Championships to the summer of 2023

Kieler Woche using Rapid Test to detect Covid-19 within seconds

From Friday 10 September six of the Olympic classes will be racing at Kieler Woche in Germany – the 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17, Laser, Radial and Finn

Tokyo Games will happen despite COVID

Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chair John Coates said in an interview with French media that the Tokyo Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus situation

RYA to receive £300,000 extra funding from UK Sport

The Royal Yachting Association is to receive £300,000 extra funding from UK Sport because of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic

Beating Covid-19 . . . Are we there yet?

Although coronavirus lockdown restrictions are being lifted and major sports events are gearing-up, it seems that open sailing events are still being cancelled

Auckland returns to Lockdown

Auckland, New Zealand returns to coronavirus Alert Level 3 after four new cases were found

What the easing of government restrictions mean to your club

This week’s RYA Club Zone video focusses on the latest easing of Government Restrictions in England and what they mean for your club

Cowes Week and Cowes Classics Week regattas cancelled

We may be coming out of lockdown and looking at how we can start sailing again but it has come too late for Cowes Week and Cowes Classics Week

Latest RYA Tips and Considerations for getting back on the water

The RYA are working on a range of guidance and resources to help members and the wider boating community prepare for a safe return to the water – See Video here

British Sailing Team resume doublehanded sailing

As of Monday 1 June, the British Sailing Team will resume doublehanded sailing, allowed by the dispensation afforded to elite sports under the Government’s latest guidelines for a phased return to training

Portsmouth International Port installs temperature scanner

Portsmouth International Port is believed to be the first UK port to install a thermal temperature scanner to screen their passengers