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Why join the RYA?

The RYA is the British boating association with an international presence. Join us and we can help you get more out of the boating you do. Your membership:

  • Gives you unlimited access to boating-related specialist and technical advice, news and bespoke support from our experts.
  • Means money saving offers and discounts.
  • Adds your voice to 102,000 existing RYA members ensuring that legislators, regulators and other authorities understand, and take account of, recreational boating activity.
  • Helps provide relevant, globally recognised training, certification, personal and professional qualifications.
  • Supports you through the RYA’s World Class coaching programmes, for young to adult sailors, giving you the chance to compete nationally and internationally.

Personal Membership starts from just 12p a day so please join today!

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By joining the RYA as a member, you add your voice and help us work effectively on your behalf. That’s why your support is so important. Encourage your friends, fellow club members and others you meet in the course of your boating activities to join us too.

To protect the boating you enjoy join the RYA now. Joining the RYA or renewing your membership is inexpensive and simple – by phone, online or by post.

10 reasons to join...

  • Fighting your corner
  • Free unlimited boating advice
  • Money saving offers 
  • Bespoke support from RYA experts
  • RYA Magazine
  • Globally recognised qualifications and certification 
  • Exclusive e-newsletters
  • World Class training
  • Support your sport
  • RYA Shop discounts

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Members save 15% on books and more at the RYA shop! All the reasons to join Join online now