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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.

A committee vessel displaying a warning signal for a Laser class and a general recall

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.

Two disabled people racing an RS Venture

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

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

North West Instructor and Race Coach Courses and CPD
RYA Racing Events

Find out about RYA racing events and activities within the North West region

British Youth Sailing youth smart scroll images

A series of events at clubs in the North West for young sailors in any class of boat

A committee vessel displaying a warning signal for a Laser class and a general recall

A mid-week race series in the North West Region for anyone over 50

British Youth Sailing youth smart scroll images

Find out about RYA organised regattas

Latest news
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02 Nov 21
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01 Nov 21
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Motivated and enthusiastic volunteers play a key role in developing and maintaining thriving and successful clubs. Learn how you can support sailing clubs and centres around the UK.

Contact us
RYA North West Disability Development Officer
07786 693388 james.wheeldon@rya.org.uk
RYA North West Regional Chair
07763937501 louise@arwen75.net
RYA North West Regional Development Officer
07771 642933 adam.mcgovern@rya.org.uk
RYA North West Regional Performance Manager
07909 994 637 chris.blackburn@rya.org.uk
For Training services
023 8060 4181 training@rya.org.uk
General enquiries
023 8060 4100 ask@rya.org.uk