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Have you voted for your Club of the Year?

11 finalists from the RYA Regions, Scotland and Northern Ireland are in the running for the prestigious RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award, supported by Gallagher. The public vote closes on Monday 28 January, find out more about this year’s contenders and have your say – vote now.

Instructor Training Days

Booking is now open for the RYA Instructor Training Days. A great day of personal and professional development for all instructors, you can expect updates from RYA Training and your Regional Development Officer (RDO), as well as, expert coaching sessions to learn about the latest equipment; broaden your knowledge and network. There will also be the opportunity to take part in a number of workshops throughout the day.

Lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price. Spaces are filling up fast so book your place now.

 RYA strengthens safeguarding support

The RYA Board has recognised the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults participating in sailing and boating by allocating resources to the appointment of a Safeguarding Officer. The new post will support the Safeguarding and Equality Manager in developing and communicating safeguarding information, resources and training, enabling us to provide a more proactive and responsive service to affiliated clubs and organisations.

In addition we will be recruiting a voluntary Chair of our Safeguarding Steering Group to bring an independent viewpoint and professional safeguarding experience to our policy development and case management processes.

Further information can be found here: RYA vacancies

RYA Volunteer Awards 2019

Do you know an unsung hero? Nominations are open for the 2019 RYA Volunteer Awards. If you know someone that goes above and beyond at your club, then make sure to put them forward for recognition. Award recipients will be invited to a special presentation ceremony and luncheon in London later this year. Find out more about the awards and nominate today.


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