Royal Yachting Association


The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is the national governing body for dinghy, motor and sail cruising, all forms of sail racing, RIBs and sportsboats, windsurfing and personal watercraft, and is a leading representative body for inland waterways cruising in the UK.

Head to the RYA stand (J120) for all the knowledge and information you need to make the most of your time on the water. Throughout the show, RYA experts will be on hand to share their advice.

From Yachtmaster to the new RYA wing training scheme, if you’re looking to try something new or develop your skills, we can help to find the right course for you.

The show’s also the perfect place to pick up your RYA publications with a 20% discount for all members. Browse eBooks and sample a selection of audiobooks.

If you’re not already a member, join at the show and receive a 20l OverBoard dry bag! Already a member? Refer a friend to RYA membership and both receive a 20L OverBoard dry bag. 

The RYA exists to get more people into boating and watersport activities, promote safe boating practices and raise the standards of yachting and sailing in the UK through its network of more than 2,400 RYA recognised training centres in more than 58 countries, and more than 1,500 RYA affiliated clubs.