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Media Contacts 

Contact details for the RYA Communications Team

For media enquiries please contact:


Loretta Spridgeon

Communications Manager

Contact Loretta for:  Cruising, Legal, Government Affairs, The Green Blue, Environmental and Training enquiries

Tel: 023 8060 4209

Mobile: 07789 556080



Emma Slater

PR and Press Officer

Contact Emma for: Membership, Powerboat Racing, Publications, Technical, Training and Boat Show enquiries

Tel: 023 8060 4215

Mobile: 07880 744425



Susie Nation-Grainger

Communications Officer (In the office - Mon-Tues / Thurs-Fri)

Contact Susie for: Participation, Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship, OnBoard, Sailability, Training and Boat Show enquiries

Tel:  02380 604 208

Mobile: 07900 248850



Sara Mills

Communications Officer (In the office – Tues, Wed, Thurs)

Contact Sara for: Training and Publications enquiries

Tel: 02380 604 194



For Racing and British Sailing Team media enquiries contact:

Lindsey Bell

Team GBR Communications Manager

WhatsApp: 07900 570530; Mobile: +852 6684 5787



Anisha Walkerley

Racing Communications Officer

Tel: 02380 604 219


Alternatively email the press office at:  


Out of hours contact

The RYA operates a 24hour, 7 day a week press office; if you have a media enquiry outside of normal office hours (9am-5pm), you can contact a member of the team via mobile.


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