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RYA Annual Reports 2023 & AGM

Annual General Meeting 2023

The RYA AGM was held in London at One Great George Street, Westminster, SW1P 3AA at 11.00 on Friday 10 November 2023.  


  1. To approve the Minutes of the Annual General Meeting of 11 November 2022 (circulated with the spring 2023 issue of RYA Magazine).
  2. To receive the Report of the Board of Directors and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2023 (together with the report of the Independent Auditor).
  3. To elect the President for the ensuing year: HRH The Princess Royal, the retiring President, is eligible for re-election and has signified her willingness to continue to serve in office.
  4. To appoint the Auditor and to delegate to the Board of Directors authority to fix the remuneration of the Auditor.
  5. To elect one new Nominated Director to the Board.       
  6. The meeting to note there will be a ceremony later in the day to present the following awards:
    • RYA Honorary Life Membership
    • RYA Awards for distinguished services to boating
    • RYA Community Awards
    • RYA Sailability Francis Elkin Award for services to sailing for the disabled
    • RYA Honor Preston Award for services to inclusivity in boating
  7. Any other business
    Any matters raised under Agenda Item 7 cannot form part of the official business of the meeting and thus may not be proposed as formal motions. This item is included to afford members an opportunity for informal discussion.