Changes at RYA to herald new era for Racing

Heralding a new era for RYA Racing, Nick Scott will be taking up the Director of Racing position this autumn and Mark Robinson MBE will take a new role as Performance Director

Ian Walker joins North Sails UK

Ian Walker, who recently announced he was stepping down from his position as RYA Racing Director, is to take charge of North Sails UK.

Moving On . . . Ian Walker to leave RYA

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has confirmed that Ian Walker MBE will be stepping down from his position as RYA Racing Director.

Team GB sailors ready for Tokyo 2020 one year on

The Tokyo 2020 Games are due to take place, all being well, from 23 July 2021. With the first Support Team members now in place at the dedicated British sailing base in Hayama, the first sailing team members will start to arrive from Monday 5 July onwards

British Sailing Team – Coping with this very different Olympics

While we wait to see if the Tokyo Games will take place, it is worth taking a look at just how Team GB sailors are coping with this very different lead-up to the 2020ne Olympics

UK Sport announce £352m Olympic and Paralympic sport funding

UK Sport has outlined plans for £352 million investment in Olympic and Paralympic sports for the 2021 and 2025 period with UK Sailing to receive £21.3 million

America’s Cup Memories – New Zealand 2003 and the GBR Challenge

With preparations underway for the return of America`s Cup racing on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf in 2020/2021, this video will bring back a different time – they did things differently there

RYA prepares for World Sailing Presidential Election

The World Sailing 2020 Annual Conference will be held from 15 Oct to 1 Nov, with the focus on the ballot results for the election of a new President and seven Vice-Presidents

Ian Walker explains latest RYA Return to Play Guidance document

The RYA has issued a new document, the snappily titled, Guidance on sailing and racing with participants from different households during COVID-19 in England

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

Return to Boating – Ian Walker shows you what it will be like

RYA Director of Racing Ian Walker takes a look at some of the realities as sailors get back on the water, video here

Ian Walker re-living tragedy and triumph in the Olympics, America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race

Louay Habib interviews Ian Walker for an hour-long show featuring pictures, videos and stories from a fascinating career