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Welcome to the Royal Naval Sailing Association



The Royal Naval Sailing Association was founded in 1935, shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War. Since 1945 it has continued to provide the means whereby interested sailors of all Ranks and Rates can enjoy the sport of sailing. Membership is open to all Serving and Retired personnel of the Royal Navy and its Reserves, including former members of the RNXS.

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02 August 2015Cruising

East Coast Mid Summer BBQ

East Coast

It is that time of year. The men roll up their sleeves and brace themselves for the heat, fumes and grease of the BBQ . We also have added so philosophical thoughts from a member .....

30 July 2015Offshore

RNSA (P) Summer Series - Race 9

Portsmouth

Cold shifty northerly winds and the occasional rain laden squall tested the enthusiasm of the Wednesday fleet in the last race of the Summer series. Eight boats however still pitched .....

25 July 2015General

Plymouth Branch updated cruising programme 2015

Plymouth

Please see the attached updated programme....

23 July 2015Offshore

RNSA (P) Summer Series - Race 8

Portsmouth

For once BBC weather had it spot on. The wind off Gilkicker point half an hour before the start of the Cowes race was a gentle 10 knots in complete contrast to the gusty 27 knots of .....

16 July 2015Offshore

RNSA (P) Summer Series - Race 7

Portsmouth

The eight boats gathered at Gilkicker point for the seventh race of the Wednesday Summer Series were delighted that the 9 knot south westerly breeze was warm and fairly solid. However .....

14 July 2015General

RNSA Sailors in the RNSC 24 hour sail for the RNRMC

Central

The running total is in excess £1500. So very many thanks to all of those who gave so generously. Well done to all of those who took part in the 24 hour sail. We are waiting to hear .....

13 July 2015General

RNSA (P) Summer Series - Races 5 & 6

Portsmouth

Apologies for the small hiatus in the regular results for the Wednesday Series, however the organiser is now returned from his hols and normal service is resumed. Races 5 and 6 were .....

09 July 2015General

Plymouth Branch Cruising Group at Fowey 4th / 5th July

Plymouth

The Plymouth Branch Cruising Group visited Fowey on 4 / 5 July 15 The Plymouth Branch cruising group visited Fowey on 4 /5 July 15. This promised to be our biggest gathering so far .....

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23 July 2015General

Cosmic

The RNSA yacht Cosmic Dancer is now in her 4th year of an extended cruise to the Caribbean, USA , Canada and Greenland. After overwintering in Lewisporte, northern Newfoundland she .....

13 July 2015General

Round

This year’s Round the Island Race proved to be a vintage one for RNSA sailors. The sparkling champagne sailing conditions with decent southwesterly breezes particularly south of the .....

Forthcoming Events

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Date Event Venue
01 Apr - 21 Oct 15 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring, Summer and Autumn Series (Click for NOR) Solent (Gilkicker Point)
02 - 06 Aug 15 RS 200 Natinal Championships South Caaernarvonshire Yacht Club
08 - 15 Aug 15 Cowes Week Cowes Isle of Wight
08 - 09 Aug 15 RNSA Plymouth barbecue at Jupiter Point 8th / 9th August 15 Jupiter Point
08 - 09 Aug 15 Additional Cruising event Jupiter Point Meet Jupiter Point
09 - 13 Aug 15 RS 400 National Championships Tenby Sailing Club
09 - 14 Aug 15 2000 Class National Championships South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club
16 Aug 15 RORC Fastnet Race Cowes to Fastnet Rock and return to Plymouth
16 - 22 Aug 15 RNSA Falmouth - Fowey meet for Royal Fowey Regatta Fowey
22 Aug 15 Banyan Seaview
22 Aug 15 LUNCH AT THE ITALIAN CONCEPT RESTAURANT IN RUNNYMEDE – SATURDAY 22 AUGUST 2015 RUNNYMEDE
26 Aug - 21 Oct 15 RNSA (P) Autumn Series - 9 Races Solent (Gilkicker Point)