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Welcome to the Royal Naval Sailing Association

Founded in 1935 the Royal Naval Sailing Association provides the means for interested sailors of all Ranks and Rates to enjoy the sport of sailing in all its forms – cruising, dinghies, offshore and inshore yacht racing, power boating and windsurfing. Membership is open to all Serving and Retired personnel of the Royal Navy and its Reserves.

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26 July 2017Dinghies


The RN Dinghy Team are competing in the RS Eurocup at Lake Como, Italy Having safely arrived at Lake Como for the 2017 RS Eurocup, the small contingent of 3 RNSA RS200 are ready to .....

12 July 2017General


Monday the 19th June, 115 Serving personnel of the 3 services, supplemented by 3 IRC crews mustered in Hornet. With 9 Victoria 34’s, 3 J109’s & 3 IRC entrants( Ilex of Upnor, Ginger .....

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11 August 2017General

RNSA discounted deal for winter lay up and limited pontoon berths


Our endeavour is to assist in making the cost of boat ownership as affordable to RNSA members. The RNSA on the Clyde - as part of a developing facility for its members - has negotiated .....

08 August 2017General

RNSA BBQ at West Mersea

East Coast

The traditional annual BBQ at Vivien Ryser's House in West Mersea was a great success. The RNSA Burgee is hoisted; it's Vivien’s BBQ at West Mersea - must be Mid-Summer! The .....

28 July 2017Dinghies

Lake Como Update 2


Hamish and Emma leading the RS200 Fleet On the second day of sailing the wind was still fickle across the lake for all the fleets. After 2 hours chasing the Committee Boat the boats .....

27 July 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 9


A fitting end to a hard fought Summer Series, plenty of breeze and a fine turnout. Electron V the SOOD set a true beat to Motherbank, a kite reach to Kemps Quay, a gybe and a broader .....

20 July 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 8


The 20 knots plus of south westerly wind off Gilkicker point that greeted the fleet for the penultimate race of the Summer Series was in total contrast to the light airs of the previous .....

18 July 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 6


Amended results Race 6: ...

06 July 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series - RACE 6


The SOOD Option set a good course for the light E to SE winds which most of the fleet completed in around an hour. Alas the organiser couldn't fit his laptop with the results software .....

29 June 2017General

ROOSTER Sailing - New Contact Details


Amendment to contact details in 2016/17 Journal Rooster company address and contact details are now: Rooster Sailing F2-F3 Fort Wallington Industrial Estate, Military Road, Fareham, .....

Forthcoming Events


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Date Event Venue
29 Mar - 18 Oct 17 RNSA(P) Spring, Summer and Autumn Series 2017 - Entry form here Eastern Solent (Gilkicker Point Start)
05 May - 01 Sep 17 Friday evening racing Portland Harbour
13 May - 09 Sep 17 Plymouth Singlehanded Series Plymouth to Various destinations
13 May - 09 Sep 17 Plymouth Single Handed Events Plymouth
06 Jun - 05 Sep 17 Ex HIGHLAND EXPRESS 2017 (additional boat and spaces) Dunstaffnage Marina near Oban (returning to Gosport)
17 - 19 Aug 17 J Cup Torquay
19 - 25 Aug 17 Branch Foreign Cruise Southwold, Orford and Ramsholt
23 Aug 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 1 - For entry form see 29/3 Gilkicker Point start line
26 - 28 Aug 17 Blackwater Ramble Heybridge Basin and Blackwater
26 - 27 Aug 17 UKWA Racing – Cup 5 Pwllheli
30 Aug 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 2 Gilkicker Point start line
02 Sep 17 Windsor Duck Tours Windsor