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COVID-19 Welsh Advice

For all the current guidance and support to restarting boating following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

RYA Cymru Wales advice on Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

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RYA advice on the environment and sustainability, and our outreach programme The Green Blue.


Support for clubs, organisations & training centres in Wales, including forums, workshops and events.

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RYA Cymru Wales Board

The Board of Directors is comprised of a mix of non-executive and executive directors and it meets regularly to conduct its business

Annual General Meeting

Royal Yachting Association Cymru Wales (RYACW) is pleased to announce that this year’s AGM will be held on Saturday 25th March 2023. Full notice can be read here


Find out more about the specialist RYA policy forming committees and the supporting committee structures within Wales.


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Information on the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), Equipment Rules of Sailing (ERS), Offshore Special Regulations (OSR) and RYA Anti-Doping Rules

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Looking for a new challenge, there are loads of opportunities in match racing, the national sailing league and British Keelboat Academy.

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Develop your sailing skills further and learn from the best! Local training opportunities, open to all U18 sailors in Wales.


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