Attracting over 100 delegates, the day was well supported by sailors in the East Region, who enjoyed a packed day of presentations and learning opportunities for the cruising sailor. 

With a variety of workshops taking place on the day, there was something for everyone, and there are plans underway for the conference to become an annual event, to return in 2020.

Doug MacEwen, Chair of the RYA East Region said "This was the first Cruising Conference RYA East have put on for a number of years, specifically to attract our cruising members. The range of topics included something for everyone, from beginner to advanced cruising and everything in between; we also included items of general interest and safety. We were delighted it was so well supported with over 100 delegates attending.”

If you’d like to find out more about how to get out on the water and start your sailing adventure, visit http://www.rya.org.uk/go/startboating