Top white facebook2x Top white search2x Basket Login
Home / News
Home / News


  • 754895 300x225f

    #RestartSailing Webinar - 1

    3 part webinar with Self Coaching guru, Jon Emmett and #restartSailing Founder Simon Lovesey, explore how this new C19 sailing world is evolving. Wednesday 27th May 2020, 19:00 (BST), 3rd June, 10th June

    Published 15:54 on 30 May 2020

  • Restart Sailing Survey Findings

    The UK government's easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions has brought relief to many aspects of life and, particularly certain sports. Sailing is one of those fortunate past-times that is now allowed in England, along with all other forms of watersports practiced on open waterways , including windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding and the use of privately-owned motorised craft (in line with the guidance issued by the relevant navigation authority). Sarah Treseder, Royal

    Published 10:10 on 21 May 2020

  • RYA welcomes Government guidance on outdoor recreation

    Enjoy the benefits of being outside, while protecting yourself and others The RYA has today welcomed Government guidance that sets out the key principles of enjoying the benefits of being outside, while protecting yourself and others from coronavirus. The risk of the coronavirus being passed on to others outdoors is considered to be low as long as people maintain social distancing . In England you can leave your

    Published 20:28 on 13 May 2020

  • Boating officially open says DEFRA

    DEFRA has finally clarified some of the concerns about whether recreational boating was classed as permissible. In an update to its website this morning, the Government department says: "All forms of water sports practiced on open waterways, including sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding and the use of privately-owned motorised craft (in line with the guidance issued by the relevant navigation authority) are allowed." The RYA is

    Published 11:03 on 13 May 2020

  • RYA and RNLI pave the way for safe return to boating

    Safety is paramount as watersports are set to resume Following changes in Government guidance for England, which allow people to travel to the coast and use the water, the RYA is engaging with the RNLI and representatives from the ports and leisure marine industry to help ensure a safe return to recreational boating activity. The Government has announced that it wants to encourage people to spend time outdoors and

    Published 18:46 on 12 May 2020

  • 750041 300x225f

    RYA issues guidance for English Sailing Clubs

    In response to Sunday's Government announcement that unlimited outdoor activity will be permitted in England, the RYA has issued guidance for English Affiliated Clubs that are considering a safe plan to restart their boating activity. The guidance has been created as part of the RYA's ongoing support for Affiliated Clubs during the Covid-19 pandemic. It includes advice on how clubs may be able to facilitate activity while minimising the risk of transmitting

    Published 10:06 on 12 May 2020

  • 750019 300x225f

    Sailing to Restart

    Sunday's PM announcement on the easing of Covid-19 lockdown measure brought a pleasant surprise with grass roots activities including sailing given the go ahead to resume this week under self distancing measures. The media talk the previous week had been of a return of elite sport, including the Premier League being given priority. It seems that even with matches played behind closed doors, there are still many issues to be overcome, notwithstanding the need for

    Published 06:13 on 12 May 2020

  • RYA welcomes the return to boating

    Boaters urged to take a considerate and cautious approach as we return to the water The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) warmly welcomes a return to the water following the Prime Minister's announcement today [10 May 2020] during which he stated that from this Wednesday, the Government wants to encourage people to take more and even unlimited amounts of outdoor exercise. Since the lockdown commenced, the RYA has presented a

    Published 07:18 on 11 May 2020

  • Coronavirus update from RYA Chair and Chief Executive

    Reflections on the challenges and opportunities in difficult times The impact of Coronavirus continues to be felt deeply right across the UK and we hope that you, your family and your friends remain safe and well. Our primary focus is to support our members, individuals and affiliates alike, through these difficult times. For that reason, we want to update you on the support and advice that is available to the recreational boating community.

    Published 15:16 on 7 May 2020

  • 748857 300x225f

    RYA affirms the guiding principles supporting its return to boating strategy

    Image courtesy of RYA Gold Member Fergus Dunipace on board 'Two Drifters' who has just successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean Anticipating and preparing for a return to boating activity As we near Boris Johnson's anticipated announcement this Sunday where we expect to hear the Government's plans for the easing of lockdown restrictions, the RYA is working on a range of guidance and resources to help members and

    Published 18:24 on 6 May 2020

Page : 1 2 3

© 2020 Restart Sailing powered by Sailing Club Manager