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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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28 April 2016General

Plymouth Branch Cruising Members Meet at Jupiter Point 23 / 24 Apr 16

Plymouth

The Plymouth Branch members held their first cruising meet of the season at Jupiter Point on 23/24 Apr 16. The Plymouth Branch Cruising members met at Jupiter Point, Cornwall for the .....

28 April 2016Offshore

RNSA (P) Spring Series - Race 5

Portsmouth

Brrrrr! With the May Bank Holiday looming icy rain and a cold wind with a bit of north in it was not what the 9 yachts assembled at Gilkicker were hoping for. The fleet were of course .....

23 April 2016Cruising

RNSA Portland Cruising Programme

Portland

The events below summarise the current Branch cruising programme for 2016. 1. The 2016 cruising programme is about to commence with a parade of boats on the 23rd April to celebrate .....

22 April 2016General

Yarmouth Rally / Race 7 - 8 May

Portsmouth

Cruise / Race to Yarmouth on the Sat, overnight in Yarmouth, return on Sunday. Full details and entry forms are now available under "events" on the website. A fun event, you can cruise .....

21 April 2016Offshore

RNSA (P) Spring Series - Race 4

Portsmouth

The conditions, although not extreme took their toll on Race 4. Kurketrekker couldn't exit the marina at low water, Tinker T split her mainsail on the way to the start, Crazy Horse .....

14 April 2016Offshore

RNSA (P) Spring Series - Race 3

Portsmouth

From the ridiculous to the sublime - having lost a race the previous week with winds gusting over 30 knots, the SOOD, Jolly Jack Tar was greeted by zero knots of breeze at Gilkicker .....

10 April 2016Cruising

Helford and St Mawes RNSA Visitors Moorings and Truro River Concession

Central

All Serviced and Ready for the Season The two RNSA Helford moorings and the St Mawes mooring have now been serviced and are all ready for this seasons visitors. The two Helford .....

10 April 2016Cruising

RNSA Falmouth Cruising Group Programme 2016

Central

This seasons programme started with a well attended RNSA and Royal Cornwall Yacht Club fitting out dinner last night and the on water programme starts in earnest on the early May Bank .....

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12 April 2016General

RYA

2016 Sail For Gold Ball in aid of the sailing Olympians All yacht clubs and Sailing Associations are being contacted to help spread the word to all members and anyone that would interested .....

11 April 2016General

HMSTC

388 Nautical Miles to Montevideo. “ADVENTURE Blog”; some closing thoughts. When last I wrote we were on the cusp of “rounding the Horn” and I’d like primarily to build on a theme .....

Forthcoming Events

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Date Event Venue
01 Jan - 31 Dec 16 RNSC Portsmouth 2016 course programme RNSC Portsmouth
30 Mar - 19 Oct 16 Spring, Summer & Autumn Series Eastern Solent (Gilkicker Point)
30 Apr - 02 May 16 Haven Ramble (not the Deben Cruise) England East Coast, Thames Estruary, Rivers Stour and Walton Backwaters
30 Apr - 02 May 16 RNSA Falmouth Meet at Fowey Fowey - reserve pontoon
04 May - 22 Jun 16 Wednesday Evening Dinghy Series RNSC, Whale Island
04 May 16 wednesday Evening Spring Series Race 6 Gilkicker Point start line
05 - 08 May 16 Defi Wind Gruissan 2016 Gruissan France
06 - 07 May 16 Start Windsurfing Course - Course FULL Thorney Island Water Sports Centre
07 - 08 May 16 RNSA (P) Yarmouth Rally Yarmouth
07 - 08 May 16 Yarmouth Trophy Yarmouth
11 May 16 Wednesday Evening Spring Series Race 7 Gilkicker Point start line
13 May 16 Cocktail Party WPNSA