What we do
We represent you by responding to government consultations and marine
licence applications and by taking part in liaison groups with the statutory
agencies, Marine Scotland and with the Scottish Parliament. The Cruising and
General Purposes Committee is charged with overseeing these tasks. Most of the
work is carried out by volunteers who operate to professional standards
providing objective evidence in support of or against developments. RYA
Scotland has a network of coastwatchers who each look after a section of coast. They are attached to the Cruising and General Purposes
Committee and work with the Planning and Environment Officer.
Responses to marine licence applications can be found
in the section on Marine Licence Applications. However, this does not include
responses to other government consultations. You can also find out more about
what we do in the Annual Report.
Cruising and General Purposes Committee
What you can do
If you have concerns about developments in your area please
contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Although we are informed about marine developments, this is not the case with land-based planning applications and Local and Strategic Development Plans and we rely on members telling us about any contentious ones so we can provide an appropriate response. Clubs and indeed individual members are encouraged to respond themselves, ideally copying RYAS into the response.
Dr G Russell
RYA Scotland Planning and Environment Officer
Last updated 23 November 2016
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