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What We Do
About Us

Learn more about the RYA Scotland team and volunteers as well as accessing the policy documents.


Discover some key initiatives to develop and enhance a range of boating activities in Scotland.

Information & Advice

Information for clubs, centres and individuals taking part in boating activities.

Performance Sailing

Find out more about racing opportunities and performance sailing pathways in Scotland.


Find out how we represent the interests of RYA members, affiliates and the boating community in Scotland.


Information and support for RYA instructors, Coaches and Recognised Training Centres in Scotland.


RYA Scotland host and facilitate a range of events from racing to instructor CPD's and much more. 

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Recognised Training Centres

RYA Scotland manage the inspections of the Recognised Training Centres through our team of inspectors.


We see Instructors and coaches as crucial to the development of our sport and provide support and professional development opportunities.

Race Officials

Racing is held together by Race officials. They play a vital role in organising and managing events.


View your RYA certificates online by registering for a free MyRYA account.

Find a course

Competitive sailing takes many forms, from pathways that lead to Olympics to club racing in dinghies, keelboats or offshore racing. 

Performance sailing

The RYA Scotland Class Academies are unique to Scotland and are your source of accessible high level coaching.

Performance sailing

The Performance Teams are for sailors looking to progress towards the British Sailing Team.

RYA Scotland engages positively to promote and protect recreational boating within Scotland's legal framework while working alongside Marine Scotland, the Scottish Government, Local Authorities and other industry and interested parties. 

Scottish Club Chat

Our monthly round up from our Development Manager Liza Linton

Contact us
RYA Scotland Chief Executive Officer
RYA Scotland Planning and Environment Offcier
RYA Scotland Regional Development Manager
RYA Scotland Regional Development Officer (East)
RYA Scotland Regional Development Officer (West)
RYA Scotland Performance Manager
RYA Scotland Performance Sailing Officer
RYA Scotland Coach Education and Development Manager
RYA Scotland Training Development Officer
RYA Scotland Communications and Marketing Manager
RYA Scotland Communications and Marketing Manager