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Nominations open for new RYA Awards – Celebrate those making a real difference in our boating community

Nominations are now open for the new look RYA Awards, recognising the outstanding contributions made by individuals and RYA affiliated organisations throughout the UK

Connor Bainbridge completes Team GB’s 14-athlete sailing team for Paris 2024

Connor Bainbridge has been named as Team GB’s men’s kite athlete for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, completing the 14-strong sailing team.

RYA Yachtmaster of the Year awarded to Freddie Jablonski

The RYA’s President, HRH The Princess Royal, presented 24-year-old Freddie Jablonski with the prestigious RYA Yachtmaster® of the Year award

UK technical officials named for Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing

Five UK race officials have been appointed by World Sailing for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition.

Youth Sailing World Championships – British Team head to Brazil

Fifteen of the nation’s top young sailing talents are preparing to fly the flag for Great Britain at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Búzios, Brazil from 8-15 December 2023.

Sir Michael Arthur set to take the helm as RYA Chair

The RYA has appointmented Professor Sir Michael Arthur, an experienced racing and cruising sailor and accomplished British academic, as the new Chair of its Board

Ali Young – Full Steam Ahead to Tokyo 2020

In the run up to Tokyo 2020 Team GB selected athletes will give you an insight in to their lives ahead of the Olympic Games – this month ILCA 6 Radial sailor Ali Young.

RYA awarded further £150,000 of Tackling Inequalities Funding

The RYA has been awarded a further £150,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Tackling Inequalities Fund and
Applications for funding are now open

David Henshall looks at Seven Dinghies for Seven Decades

Join sailing historian David Henshall as he travels back in time to the very first Dinghy Show in 1952 and examines one boat per decade that helped define the time . . . Video here

iQFOiL replaces RS:X as a Recognised Youth Class

The iQFOiL youth windfoiling class has become a British Youth Sailing Recognised Class in recognition of the exciting new discipline’s inclusion at the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympics

New clubhouse for Sussex YC set to open

Sussex Yacht Club, formed in 1892, is a step closer to opening the doors of its new home following a handover of its new clubhouse building.

Royal Yachting Association pays tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

The Royal Yachting Association is deeply saddened by the loss of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh – former RYA President and RYA Honorary Member