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
05 Apr 24

‘Sustainable anchoring & mooring: Protecting our seabed habitats’ on 25 April at 7.30pm.

An advanced eco-mooring system at Studland Bay
87 eco-moorings to be installed at Studland Bay in April
02 Apr 24
orcas or killer whales in Kvænangen fjord in Norway hunting for herrings
Orca encounters: Be safe, be prepared
25 Mar 24
seagrass with stalked jellyfish.
Seagrass project reaches final push
21 Mar 24
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.