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14 Jul 21

Award winning sailor says she feels truly happy while on the water

Plas Heli to host 2022 RYA Youth National Championships
23 Jul 21
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01 Jul 21
RYA Cymru Wales is delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart Selley as the Performance Manager
01 Jun 21
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Dinghy Racing

25-26th September, 2021

Plas Heli National Sailing Academy, Pwllheli

Classes - Optimist, Topper, RS Tera, 420, 29er, ILCA

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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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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

The Annual General Meeting was held virtually on 25th November, 2020. Find the minutes here


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?

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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!