Bollé – designed for the harsh challenges on the water

Bollé's high performance polarized sunglasses have been specifically designed to cope with all the harsh challenges on the water and as a result they are worn by some of the world's best sailors. Bollé is the Official Supplier of the British Sailing Team and Team GAC Pindar.

Combining polarized anti-glare technology, a hydrophobic treatment which repels water off the lens surface and impact resistant polycarbonate lenses, Bollé’s polarized sunglasses offer high performance and perfect visibility at all times. You'll find a choice of our existing polarized lenses including HD Polarized Offshore Blue for harsh/bright sunlight and HD Polarized Brown for mid/low light conditions.

New for 2021, the Phantom + the ultimate light adapting lens (Photochromic and Polarized) with blue mirror and NXT material. Great in all light conditions. Also launching the VOLT + Offshore Polarized with revolutionary colour enhancement technology. Providing the ultimate in High Contrast Vision.

RYA members receive up to a massive 40% saving, simply visit the Bolle member benefit page to find out more.

Prepare to discover the great outdoors with Cotswold Outdoor

Cotswold Outdoor are delighted to offer RYA members 15% discount, both in-store and online.

Cotswold Outdoor know a thing or two about adventure. For over 40 years, they’ve been preparing people to discover the great outdoors. With over 250 of the best brands and unrivalled expertise, they have everything you need for your next adventure, wherever it takes you.

They’ve been out there, done it and can’t wait to share their experience with you. Cotswold Outdoor’s in-store experts will help you pick out the right kit, going over and above so you can go above and beyond. They’re passionate about finding your perfect fit and will kit you out for any adventure using unrivalled product knowledge.

With a huge range of high-quality kit for almost any activity, they pride themselves on only offering the very best brands. All of their products are carefully selected by experts, tried and tested to make sure they stand up to this adventure and the next.

Cotswold Outdoor also offer a free appointment service so you can take the opportunity to talk to their experts about your adventures so they can recommend the best kit for you – and throw in a little expert advice too. Book an appointment in your local store for free boot and rucksack fitting or if you prefer, you can talk to them via a video link for expert advice from the comfort of your own home. Whatever your adventure, Cotswold Outdoor are here to help you get on your way.

Visit Cotswold Outdoor member benefit page to access your discount code.

Exclusive discounts on range of Exposure Lights products

Exposure Lights are delighted to offer exclusive discounts for RYA members on their MOB safety lights, RAW Pro Head Torches and range of OLAS safety alert products.

Far more than just torches, Exposure Lights combine high powered LEDs, search capabilities, precision engineering and their patented MOB Technology to create floating, water activated strobes. Meaning your search light doubles as a position indicating light when in the water.

Their LED and search and rescue products have been rigorously tested and refined through close partnerships with the world's top offshore sailing teams, where reliability and function are mandatory. Resulting in their patented MOB technology lights, which are now specified on all Volvo Ocean Racing yachts. The Exposure RAW Pro head torch has become the professional sailor's choice.

OLAS (Overboard Location Alert System) provides a scalable, wireless safety system for motor and sailing vessels up to 80ft in length. It creates virtual tethers to crew, family, pets and objects ensuring that if they fall overboard an alarm is triggered. 

Transmitters are synced up with the receivers on board and the system operates in the background, continuously checking to ensure all crew, family and pets are still within range, wherever you are on the water. When the virtual tether is broken between a receiver and a transmitter, such a crew falling in:

  • the receiver triggers a loud alarm and high-powered red emergency light
  • the OLAS mobile app guides you back to the point of the incident

Instant alert to an overboard incident enables rapid recovery to be actioned.

Find how much your RYA membership saves you by visiting Exposure Lights member benefit page

Get prepped for the year ahead with Gill

We’re all desperate to get back to the sports and activities we love and the travel we miss so dearly. As we wait for restrictions to ease and ‘normal’ life to resume, now’s the time to make sure you’re prepped for the year ahead and have all the kit you need so you’re able to get out on the water as soon as possible.

That’s why Gill are continuing to partner with the RYA and offer members a 15% discount off the Gill website. Visit Gill member benefit page to redeem your discount code.

See the world differently with Sunsail

Established in 1974, Sunsail is one of the world’s largest yacht charter companies and inventor of the flotilla. With over 20 stunning destinations worldwide, Sunsail offers tailor-made sailing holidays, flotillas and more. A yacht charter with Sunsail is more than just a holiday, it’s an adventure of a lifetime.

With their customers and team being at the forefront of every decision they make, Sunsail have adapted ways to ensure you are comfortable in setting sail with them. Sunsail is welcoming guests back from all over the world to their beloved destinations with updated health and safety measures so you can feel confident in your next lot of travel plans.

From flights to travel insurance, Sunsail can assist you with all aspects of your holiday. With fully equipped yachts including fresh towels and linens, all you need to worry about is picking a spot to soak in the sun.

The RYA has teamed up with Sunsail to offer an exclusive discount to RYA members to bring you savings of up to 15%* off bareboat or flotilla yacht charter holidays.

Cruise the glorious coastlines of the Mediterranean or relax on the white sandy beaches of the Caribbean and beyond, you can plot your own course with Sunsail to help you see every day, differently.

So, whether you have just learnt the ropes or are an avid sailor, Sunsail’s sailing grounds cater for all, ensuring you can enjoy the adventure every nautical mile at a time. Visit the Sunsail member benefit page to find out more.

Not an RYA Member  

As an RYA member, you could be benefiting from a whole host of special offers and discounts to help cut the cost of your boating. To claim these great offers join the RYA today and visit the member benefits webpages to obtain your discount codes.