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

Hayling Island SC returns to the water

Hayling Island SC opened its gates for the first time after six weeks of lockdown due to the coronavirus restrictions

Winners and last minute Losers

Many countries are posting their exit strategies for recovery from the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, but with the tangle of border and quarantine issues there will still be winners and last minute losers

£60 million funding still available for sailing and yachting organisations

Last month Sport England announced a £195 million package to help the community sport and physical activity sector in England

IOC set aside $800 million to tackle virus impact

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach revealed that the IOC face a bill of up to $800 million for the postponed Tokyo Games to address the impact of the coronavirus

Hayling Island SC to run Pilot Opening

Hayling Island SC are to run a Pilot Opening of their club site over the coming weekend – 15 to 17 May