Category Archives: Sailing News

LOTS IN STORE FROM THE RYA AND SAIL FOR GOLD IN WEYMOUTH DURING THE OLYMPIC GAMES

From Friday 27 July to 12 August (10am – 9pm everyday) why not come and visit the RYA at the Weymouth Bayside Festival, Weymouth and join in the fun and festivities of the Olympic Games. The RYA’s Sail for Gold … Continue reading

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WORLD SILVER MEDAL FOR 12 YEAR OLD POWERBOAT RACER

Following on from his European gold medal Ben Jelf this weekend (27/28 July) secured the silver medal at the UIM World GT15 Championships. The twelve year old from Maidstone Kent travelled to Osthammar in Sweden to take part in the … Continue reading

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THREE MORE SLEEPS THEN IT’S TIME TO PUSH THE BOAT OUT

There are just three more sleeps, two more days and some 60 hours to go until the RYA’s Sail for Gold ‘Push the Boat Out’ day takes place. Taking place this Saturday 21 July, just one week ahead of the … Continue reading

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SPECIAL TICKET OFFER FOR RYA MEMBERS TO PSP SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW

With the PSP Southampton Boat Show just around the corner the RYA is delighted to announce that once again we can offer our Member’s tickets to the Show at the special price of £12.00. Taking place over the 14 to … Continue reading

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SAILING SECURES OVER £1 MILLION OF SPORT ENGLAND INSPIRED FACILITIES FUNDING

Clubs and centres across the country are celebrating having successfully secured over £1 million of funding in total, through the second round of Sport England’s Inspired Facilities Fund. From refurbished changing rooms to new pontoons, the funding will help 24 … Continue reading

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RYA EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES FOLLOWING DEATH OF POWERBOAT RACER

The RYA and the powerboat racing community were deeply shocked to hear of the tragic death of Will Nocker whilst racing at the Class One Grand Prix in Gabon, West Africa over the weekend (14/15 July 2012). Will was an … Continue reading

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SAILORS LINE UP TO RUN WITH THE OLYMPIC TORCH

It was triple Olympic sailing gold medallist Ben Ainslie who on 19 May, some 54 days ago, left Lands End for the first leg of the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay and since that time numerous sailors and boaters of all … Continue reading

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