RYA Training Conference

01 – 02 February 2020, Wyboston Lakes 

The RYA Training Conference supported by Gallagher is back and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever before. Aimed at Principals, Trainers, and Coaches within the Dinghy, Windsurfing, Power, Personal Watercraft and Inland Waterways schemes, we’re delighted to announce a change in venue and increased capacity for 2020.

This year, we will also be opening up the conference to all Senior Instructors in the Dinghy and Windsurfing schemes, and all Instructors in the Power and Personal Watercraft schemes. 

Bookings are now closed.  We look forward to seeing you at the conference.  

 Expert advice

The conference will feature updates from the RYA Chief Instructors and the broader RYA team, workshops with industry experts and the chance to speak with hand-picked exhibitors. There will also be plenty of time for networking and catching up with old friends.

View the full programme here

Technical Discussions

Also new for 2020 are a series of Technical Discussions provided by our exhibitors. The ‘short talks’ will last 20 minutes each and range from Cyber Security with conference sponsor Gallagher, to Joystick Controls with Yamaha. These sessions will also provide opportunities to catch up with members of the RYA Training Team to discuss everything from recognition to scheme specific updates.

Find out more about our exhibitors and the Technical Discussion topics here

Early Bird Discount

Book your place before 01 December 2019 to take advantage of Early Bird discounts and save up to 5%. Simply enter the discount code ‘EB2020’ during booking.

Change of venue

The Wyboston Lakes Resort in Bedfordshire, is ideally located between Cambridge and Milton Keynes, easily accessible by road, rail and air, and less than one hour from London. The recently renovated, purpose built facilities, offer well-presented social spaces for networking, and accessible meeting rooms, all equipped with the very latest presentation technology.

Address: Wyboston Lakes Resort & Conference Centre, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AL.

*Planned road closures - If you're travelling from the south or south west this weekend, please be aware of planned closures on the M27 affecting both eastbound and westbound traffic between junctions 3 and 4.  We advise you plan your journey in advance to avoid possible delays, further information and updates are available on the Highways England website.*

Going green

As part of the RYA’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, we’ll be making a number of changes to make the conference greener than ever before. Find information about the programme, the venue and the delegate list on the conference App, as this year we’ll be going paperless. Further details will be provided during the booking process.

Find out more about the RYA’s Environment and Sustainability Policy here.  




Our thanks go to our long-standing sponsor Gallagher for their continued outstanding support.