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12 Jul 24

Sixteen young talents ready for action on Lake Garda

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Find your zone at the Southampton International Boat Show
09 Jul 24
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26 Jun 24
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07 Jun 24
Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Don't miss any of the action | 26 July - 11 August

From how to watch to who's on the team, here's everything you need to know about this year's Olympic Games.

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The Royal Yachting Association is the national governing body for dinghy, motor and sail cruising, all forms of sail racing, RIBs and sportsboats, windsurfing and personal watercraft, and is a leading representative body for inland waterways cruising in the UK.



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