From today, RYA clubs, training centres and members throughout the UK will have access to a dedicated Planning Helpline to assist with all types of planning queries from the development of their own facilities to the impact external proposals or plans may have on their facilities, courtesy of Zyda Law LLP.

It�s easy to use just log onto the Planning Helpline from the Zyda Law homepage, call 01270 620 227 or email  where you complete a pro forma either online or over the phone and will be given any initial advice free of charge.

Depending on the nature of your query, you may get the answer within that initial contact, however for more complex queries or assistance Zyda Law will advise you in writing on your best options to proceed.   

Zyda Law LLP is a specialist LEGAL500 recognised leading UK firm of solicitors advising on planning and environmental law throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. They have been working with RYA updating The RYA Planning Handbook: Guidance on Facilities Development for recreational boating in the UK which is available on the RYA website and by emailing