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Planning & Environment 

Practical resources for clubs and boaters about caring for the environment and keeping on the right side of planning and licensing laws.

Environmental Advice
Find out how to minimise your impact on the environment.
Offshore Renewable Energy Developments
Information about offshore energy installations around the UK coast and how the RYA is involved.
Marine Conservation Zones
The Marine and Coastal Access Act created a new type of marine protected area: Marine Conservation Zones.
The Green Blue
The Green Blue is the environmental awareness initiative developed by the RYA and British Marine Federation (BMF).
RYA UK Coastal Atlas of Recreational Boating
Indicative cruising routes, general sailing and racing areas used by recreational craft around the UK coast.
Planning Regulations for Boating Facilities
These RYA guides aim to help you navigate the planning process so you can carry out work at your club more easily.

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