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I am committed to sailing in all forms, dinghy, training, cruising and yachting. I believe the RYA represent the sport and my interests well whilst working with whole communities.

Membership Level: Gold Accredited

It is belonging to an organisation that supports and protects my boating passion, and allows me access to courses and internationally recognised qualifications.

Membership Level: Associate
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