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
30 Apr 24

RYA forms an alliance with six other sports to promote clean open water

a canal boat on a river
Rethinking how you restock for the new season
22 Apr 24
Group photo of members of the EBI
Boating industry comes together to develop landmark Environmental Footprint Standard
17 Apr 24
A group of people pulling dinghies out of the water at a club slipway
Slipways: How do you clean yours?
11 Apr 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.