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.

The RYANI Youth Championships and Schools Cup 2021 will take place at Carrickfergus Sailing Club on 11th and 12th September. 

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.


Northern Ireland's First OnBoard Development Day will take place on October 16th at Craigavon Lakes.