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Dinghy Racing
14 Dec 21

British Sailing Team boss Mark Robinson has heaped praise on a host of sailing stars after they announced their retirement from Olympic campaigning.

Young sailors awarded boats and boards
09 Dec 21
HRH The Princess Royal celebrates boatings outstanding volunteers
25 Nov 21
3 people on PWC, flat water, reflections, blue sky, Sea Doo
RYA supports proposals to ensure recreational and personal watercraft are operated safely
05 Nov 21
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Club Resources
08 Nov 2021

At this years Affiliated Clubs Conferences we will be exploring the theme of 'planning for a successful future'. Whether your club has been able to capitalise on the staycation trend or is struggling to resume activities, this is the event to help you move forwards. 

Information & advice
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

Environment & Sustainability

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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29 Nov 2021

Royal Yachting Association Cymru Wales (RYACW) is pleased to announce that this year’s AGM will be held on Monday 29th November 2021. The meeting will take place virtually, commencing at 1830 hrs.

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 Monday 29th November 2021. Click here for the full notice.


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

Welsh Club Chat

Learning together from shared knowledge and experiences to ensure we get the most from every session we deliver.

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Whatever your racing experience or level, we have information and guidance to support and help you develop as a club or individual.

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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

2 people sailing a keelboat

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

Optimist launching in Cardiff Bay

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


Thinking of getting back into coaching? Need to get your Racing Coach certificate re-validated?

Aerial photo of PDSC Club of the Year 2021

Celebrating clubs that allow junior sailors to develop their sailing and racing skills, and encourage young sailors at grassroots level to stay in the sport

Meet the Team

Find out who's who in RYA Cymru Wales and how to get in touch!