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Develop Your Racing

This year, RYA Scotland are delighted to role out year 2 of our race training initiative to promote and improve racing within clubs and centres across Scotland.

So, why are we looking to work in partnership with clubs and centres to offer support around Racing?

We are continuously told by members that Racing is an essential element of club/ centre programmes. We know that effective race training, enthusiastic instructors & coaches, a variety of opportunities to race locally and vibrant training and activity are key to encouraging more boats onto the start line. RYA Scotland are committed and excited to be working to support clubs/centres to promote and deliver quality, local, training and racing throughout the country.

This initiative, in its second year will incorperate a series of on and off the water activities helping Coaches, Instructors, Training Co-ordinators and Volunteers to learn more about race training enabling coaches to pick up new ideas to try at their own club/centre. The sessions will aim to:

  • Increase the number of coaches delivering effective race training
  • Empower Clubs to be autonomous at delivering race training and racing
  • Promote positive inter-club relationships


How will the years initative run?

Session 1: 

This will be a day session incorperating on and off the water activity where you will get to explore different ways of coacing as well as how to build, deliver and wrap up an effective race training session.

Choose a session date and venue that suits you and your club best and sign up on Eventbrite by following the links below:

Dalgety Bay Sailing Club - 6th April

Galloway Activity Centre - 7th April

Chanonry Sailing Club - 27th April


Session 2: 

A day session where you will get the opportunity to catch up with the Participation & Development Team to reflect on how your club/centres training and racing has gone over the summer. What is your vision for racing at the club?  Which areas will you look to grow? What challenges may you need to overcome for next season? A great session to collaborate with other clubs/centres nearby.

Sign up for this event will open shortly:

Chanonry Sailing Club -31st August

Dalgety Bay Sailing Club -7th September

Galloway Activity Centre -8th September 


Please share the links to all who would be keen to be invovled in this exciting new initiative and BOOK your space now!


If you have any questions or would like further information then please do not hesitate us:

Nikki, Coach Education Development Manager -

Abbie, High Performance Manager -

Liza, Development Manager -


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