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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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30 November 2015General

Simon 'Ruby' Murray joins the Dinghy Committee


We are delighted to announce that Simon 'Ruby' Murray has agreed to step into the role of Deputy Rear Commodore (Dinghies). With Keri Harris now serving in France, Simon's role will .....

28 November 2015Cruising

Portland Trophy winners


Each year members are invited to submit a cruise log, and the best three are awarded prizes at the branch AGM. This was held on 27 November 2015. The three reports attached are very .....

26 November 2015General

Plymouth Branch Committee Minutes Jan to Oct 15


Minutes from Branch Committee Meetings...

21 November 2015Cruising

Annual Rifles Lunch

East Coast

Each year the Branch is invited to lunch at the Rifles Regiment Mess off Bond Street. Each year the East Coast Branch are invited to lunch at the Rifles Mess, Davies Street adj. Bond .....

13 November 2015Meetings

IMPORTANT - RNSA(Portsmouth) AGM Timing Change


Details of the timing change for the RNSA(P) AGM, 25 Nov 15, which will now commence at 1900. The timing of the RNSA(P) AGM, 25 Nov 15, has changed from the original time of 1800. .....

05 November 2015Meetings

RNSA(Portsmouth) AGM 2015 Agenda


The RNSA(Portsmouth) AGM will take place at HSSC on 25 Nov 15 at 1900 in the Fabrosa Room, the attached document gives details of the agenda for the meeting....

05 November 2015Meetings

RNSA(P) Committee Meeting Minutes - 2 Oct 15


Meeting Minutes from the RNSA(P) Committee Meeting held in HMS EXCELLENT 2 Oct 15....

02 November 2015General

Rear Commodore Offshore wins October's photo competition


Atmospheric sunset from Jolly Jack Tarr November competition now open; please send in photos for a chance to win our monthly competition...

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03 November 2015General


Please find attached the second Newsletter of 2015 which includes the details of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting on 20 February 2015. ...

20 October 2015General


RNSA's J109 is defending her title in the Hamble Winter Series. The team has sapces for the remaining races. The team manager needs extra crew for the remaining races in the series. .....

Forthcoming Events


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Date Event Venue
04 Oct - 06 Dec 15 RNSC Frostbite Series 2015 RNSC Whale Island
03 Feb 16 Finance and General Purposes Meeting & Flag Officers Meeting RNSA Main Office - 10 Haslar Marina
06 Feb 16 Mid Winter Dinner TBA
20 Feb 16 RNSA Annual General Meeting Explosion Museum at Priddy's Hard in Gosport
13 Mar 16 Hamble Spring Series Solent
Mar 16 tbc Inter-Services Wave Championships Rhosneiger Angelesy (TBC)
19 Mar 16 North West and Isle of Man FITTING OUT , NORTHERN DINNER 2016 with RNVRYC Royal Naval Headquarters North of England and Isle Of Man, HMS Eaglet, Wardroom
20 Mar 16 Hamble Spring Series Solent
25 - 28 Mar 16 Deben Peregrination an Easter Tune Up England East Coast, Thames Estruary, River Deben
03 Apr 16 Hamble Spring Series Solent
10 Apr 16 Hamble Spring Series Solent
Apr 16 tbc Start Windsurfing Course (TBC) TBC