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
04 Sep 23

The RYA signs the Surfers Against Sewage manifesto.

Kite foil racing
Formula Kite Europeans 2023 to support climate and social causes
11 Jun 23
Three seals are resting on the shore
Marine and Coastal Wildlife Code launched by DEFRA
24 May 23
posed shot of a young man sitting on a jetty
Charging round Britain - the eRIB challenge
06 Apr 23
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.