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RYA reflects on result of 2019 General Election

Clear majority in House of Commons is welcomed The RYA has welcomed the election of a majority Government and hopes that this will see progress on issues across Government that impact on recreational boating and outstanding issues related to Brexit of concern to its members. Howard Pridding, RYA Director of External Affairs, said: "With the Government now having a clear majority in the House of Commons, More »

Published 11:37 on 19 Dec 2019

RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award 2020

Voting is now open for the RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award 2020, supported by Gallagher. Cast your vote at https://awards.yachtsandyachting.co.uk/rya/ The annual award recognises the outstanding achievement of sailing clubs across the UK, promoting the hard work and dedication that goes into running a successful club. The RYA Awards Panel have selected 10 finalists for 2020: Prestwick Sailing Club Yorkshire More »

Published 11:42 on 13 Dec 2019

Golden Globe Race: heading towards 2022

Les Sables d'Olonne are committed to a second edition Some twenty competitors already entered Signing of the agreement at the Paris Nautic with Don McIntyre Press Release - Les Sables d'Olonne AgglomĂ©ration, Paris, December 11, 2019 The Golden Globe Race delivers this rare alchemy: be an event of international scope and keep a family and fraternal spirit. This duality gives a unique personality to More »

Published 11:45 on 12 Dec 2019

Two Handed Jangada win the 2019 RORC Transatlantic Race

Richard Palmer's British JPK 10.10 Jangada was presented with the RORC Transatlantic Trophy in Grenada at a ceremony and prize giving banquet held at Camper & Nicholsons Victory Bar and Restaurant. Racing Two Handed with Jeremy Waitt, Jangada scored the best corrected time under IRC to win the race overall and completed the 3,000nm race in 17 Days 10 hrs 11 mins 06 secs. Jangada is the first Two Handed team to win More »

Published 11:50 on 11 Dec 2019

New RYA safety video delivers stark message to power boat drivers

The importance of wearing a kill cord is highlighted in dramatic style in a new safety video from the RYA. Power boat drivers will be left in no doubt of the vital role the kill cord can play in keeping people safe should they experience difficulties on the water. The video is part of the RYA's new digital safety campaign to highlight its key safety messages: look after yourself, have a plan, keep More »

Published 14:49 on 7 Aug 2019

Daring Dauntless takes the title at Cowes Classics Week

Dauntless, sailed by Richard Acland and his crew, was almost untouchable in the 14-strong Daring Class which finished competing at Cowes Classics Week today. Five first places and a throwaway third ensured victory at the top of the leaderboard of the 143 yachts which took part in the 12 th edition of the event this week. Richard was guest helm on Dauntless carrying away the historic 1792 More »

Published 11:00 on 2 Aug 2019

A thrilling day at Cowes Classics Week Day 3

A cracking stiff breeze opened the third day of Cowes Classics Week with welcomed starts for the one design and cruiser classes after yesterday's gale-enforced postponement. Wind over tide with gusts building up to 28 knots in parts of the race area by lunchtime characterised the challenges of the day. One group which managed to find relatively peaceful conditions away from the bumpy mid-Solent was the committee More »

Published 09:07 on 1 Aug 2019

140 yachts for the RORC Myth of Malham Race

RORC Myth of Malham Race Start: Saturday 25 May (0800 BST) Course: Cowes-Eddystone-Solent 230nm 140 yachts will be competing in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's 2019 Myth of Malham Race. (Paul Wyeth/RORC) This bank holiday weekend, 140 yachts, with over 900 crew from all over the world, will be competing in the Royal Ocean Racing Club's Myth of Malham Race. A huge variety More »

Published 13:35 on 23 May 2019

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