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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 .....

24 July 2017General


Cowes Harbour Commission are now taking bookings for single night stays over Cowes Week. Come and join us for the RNSA Cocktail party Monday 31 July from 19:00 to 20:30 at the SIr .....

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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, .....

29 June 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 5


Not very summery! Rain all day and no wind. However today the Met office forecasters actually earned their pay today. They prophesied that by 1830 the flat calm will have morphed into .....

25 June 2017General


RC (Offshore)

We were lucky this year to employ the services of CATTISTOCK to start, and professional drone pilots to record our exploits off Brighton. Please click on the link....

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)
24 - 28 Jul 17 RNSA (Dinghies) Overseas Visit (OSV) to Italy. Gravedona, Lake Como, Italy
26 Jul 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point start line
28 Jul - 04 Aug 17 West Highland Week. 28th July -4th August 2017 Largs to Ardrishaig, Then Gigha,Craobh,Oban,Tobermory,Sound of Mull.
29 Jul 17 Fox's Two Rivers event Rivers Orwell and Stour
29 Jul - 05 Aug 17 Cowes Week Cowes, IOW
31 Jul 17 RNSA Cowes Cocktail Party, High Street, Cowes Sir Max Aitken Museum
05 Aug 17 Branch BBQ Alpha House, St Peters Road, West Mersea