RDO Blog

Hear the latest news and views from your Regional Development Officer (RDO)

Events for clubs and centres

We deliver a range of events to support clubs and centres with their development. Find out more here.

Working together to support club activity and engagement.

A great opportunity to connect with other clubs in your local region and share best practice and innovation.

Three boats sailing down Rutland Water with sun shimmering on the water and hills behind

Our yearly event to celebrate our network to support sailing for disabled people.

Find out about RYA racing events and activities within your region.

Find out where you can train to become or develop your skills as a race coach or instructor

Midlands Instructor and Race Coach Courses and CPD

Information about the Midlands training fleets, which can be hired by RYA Training Centres.

Latest news
Shropshire sailors celebrate new clubhouse
22 Oct 21
Skipper development programme benefits Midlands cruising clubs
21 Oct 21
Workshops announced for Affiliated Clubs Conference
18 Oct 21
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Contact us
RYA Midlands Disability Development Officer
07823559018 ddo.midlands@rya.org.uk
RYA Midlands Regional Chair
07966 126815 steventinsley@msn.com
RYA Midlands Regional Development Officer
07387 026731 Ben.Hodgson@rya.org.uk
RYA Midlands Regional Performance Manager
07901 822844 tim.hall@rya.org.uk
General enquiries
023 8060 4100 ask@rya.org.uk
For Training services
023 8060 4181 training@rya.org.uk