Entry to the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships is now open!

Entry to thr RYA NI Youth Championships and NI Schools Cup is now available online.  This is Northern Ireland's premier Youth and Junior Sailing event in the calendar and will be hosted at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club on 26th & 27th September 2015.

Take part in the RYA kill cord and kill switch failure survey

Ever had a kill cord or kill switch failure?

The RYA has a long-standing commitment to education about safety afloat. As such it has championed the use of kill cords on small open powerboats for many years. The kill cord message remains as important as ever. This survey examines causes of kill cord failure other than human error.

Hansa 303 Irish Championships

Championship Event for Sailors with Disabilities comes to

Carrickfergus,  Northern Ireland.
A warm invitation is extended to sailors with disabilities to participate in the Hansa 303 Irish Championship 2015 to be sailed on Belfast Lough, off Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland on 1 and 2 August 2015.

The organisation will be by Belfast Lough Sailability

Bob the Buoy and team delight Dame Mary Peters

Royal Yachting Association Northern Ireland and its associated clubs and centres got together on Saturday to raise fund for the Mary Peters Trust.

On the day shoppers at Victoria square talked with RYANI staff and volunteers about where to try boating locally and had a go at the activities and competitions on offer and got to meet