News and Information from RYA OnBoard - September 2018


Welcome to the September edition of In Your Element.

In this issue:

RYA and Andrew Simpson Foundation launch joint initiative

New partnership set to provide 180 volunteer instructors to OnBoard clubs by July 2020

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How do we develop independent sailors?

Independence is one of the six OB character attributes sailing and windsurfing develops.

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Mixing it up - why it's ok to do more than sailing

Diversifying your activities could be the key to your club's future.

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Win a new boat or board at BYS Regional Champs

John Merricks Sailing Trust and OnBoard partnership returns for sixth year.

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How OnBoard inspired James' Olympic 49er dream

James Grummett on his journey from OnBoard to the British Sailing Team

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OnBoard news round up - September 2018

The latest from OnBoard land...

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RYA Regional Development Officers

The RDOs are there to develop regular participation in sailing and windsurfing, and to further improve standards of safety, training and volunteer management at RYA-affiliated clubs and recognised training centres.

East Robbie Bell 

London & South East Steve Mitchell 

Midlands Gareth Brookes


North East  Sam Usher 

North West Adam McGovern 

South Susie Moore

South West Tony Wood 

Wales (North) Rosie Hearn 

Wales (South) Pete Muskett

Wales (West) Hester Walker

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