RYA Northern Ireland Events

The RYA Northern Ireland runs a number of events to support, promote and recognize activities throughout the year.
RYA Northern Ireland Events continuously provide knowledge, information and recognition to support the boating community across Northern Ireland.    Whether you wish to recognise a volunteer or participant for contribution to sailing, develop your skills as an instructor/ race official or simply acquire new knowledge.   Our events are planned the wide ranging interests of boaters in Northern Ireland.
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. 

Annual Awards

The RYANI Annual Awards acknowledge the ongoing work and achievements of individuals, volunteers, clubs and organisations from across Northern Ireland.

Club Conference

The RYANI Club Conference is an annual event, giving affiliated clubs the opportunity to share knowledge, develop volunteers and learn about latest initiatives.

Cruising Conference

The RYANI hosts a bi-annual Cruising Conference for any members and individuals interested in matters with regards cruising.

Instructor Training day

This event is aimed at existing and aspiring Instructors in all disciplines, Race coaches, Trainers and Principals.

Annual General Meeting

The RYANI Annual General Meeting is normally held in the Autumn each year.

Youth Championships

The RYA Northern Ireland runs the annual Youth Championships and Schools Cup in the Autumn of each year across a number of classes.


RYANI Youth Championships 2022 will take place at Ballyholme Yacht Club on Sat&Sun 10&11th September