Our Sustainability Strategy

The RYA's Environmental Policy and Sustainability Strategy. Plus our commitments to the UN Global Compact and other initiatives.

Anchoring and Mooring

Best practice anchoring and mooring techniques and links to a Natural England seagrass project where the RYA is a key partner.

Electric Boating

Electric boating is the future! Useful links to articles, suppliers and case studies.

Planning and Licensing

Find out more on how the RYA supports members and affiliates with planning and licensing issues, and how we respond to marine licence applications.

Invasive species prevention

Best practice and actions to prevent the spread of invasive species.

Guidance Notes

Environmental and Planning related guidance notes and RYA position papers.

Latest updates
Sustainable Boating
09 Dec 21

Recreational boaters are being asked to help protect precious seagrass habitats at Studland Bay, Dorset.

Lasers in river
RYA renews commitment to reducing carbon emissions
09 Nov 21
The Relay4Nature Baton visits Largs
Planetary Promise for COP26
01 Nov 21
Eco mooring at Studland Bay
Engage or enrage warns RYA as MMO propose No Anchoring Zones in Studland Bay
29 Sep 21
Sustainable Boating

The Green Blue is the joint environmental awareness programme created by the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine, with the aim to inspire sustainable recreational boating for cleaner, healthier waters! 


Find out more on environmental issues, best sustainable boating practice and access a range of awareness raising resources.