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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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15 July 2016Dinghies

RNSC

RNSC leaps to the fore once again with its annual 24 hour Charity sail in Pompey Harbour So the Story Goes………. With a little hold up, the RN thought it was acceptable to wind ship .....

07 July 2016General

RNSA

The attached newsletter highlights some of the sailing activity and events achieved so far this year and an advertisement for the Cowes Party. Members will also note a 'Where are .....

Latest News

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08 August 2016Dinghies

Services Asymmetric Championships (Gold Cup): 17 - 18 Sep 16 (Update)

RC (Dinghies)

The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for the Services Asymmetric Championships for the Gold Cup have now been released. I have added the documents to the event information .....

08 August 2016Cruising

East Coast BBQ

East Coast

Members gather for the annual RNSA East Coast Branch BBQ. Weather nearly as hot as the BBQ grill. We all have a super day yesterday, thank you so much Vivien for getting everything .....

03 August 2016Cruising

ECB go barging

East Coast

RNSA ECB members had the chance to join a private charter of a historic Thames Barge. The cars were all parked and about 30 people were gathered at the Hythe Quay in Maldon on the .....

02 August 2016General

RNSA member raises £17,000 for charity - Welcome him back along the South Coast

Central

Steve Pointon has nearly raised £17,000 for the Charity 'Action for Children' by sailing around the UK. Accompanied by 21 different youngsters as he went round; in his last week he .....

30 July 2016Offshore

RNSA/CCSC Friday Evening Results - Series 2

Portland

A summary of the second summer series Race 2 was sailed in a brisk Force 5 wind from the west inside the harbour, which made for a fast and tight sail crossing the harbour on a mostly .....

28 July 2016Offshore

RNSA WEDNESDAY SUMMER SERIES - Race 9

Portsmouth

The final race of the Summer Series was run in a cracking breeze of 14 - 16 knots albeit with a rather lumpy sea produced by wind against tide. Nine yachts pitched up to contest before .....

26 July 2016General

Travamunde Week Training Camp

Central

Midweek Update Following an epic 7 hour que to cross from Dover to Calais 8 members of the RNSA finally reached Travemunde in Germany to take part in the RS Euro Cup. Arriving in good .....

21 July 2016Offshore

RNSA WEDNESDAY SUMMER SERIES - Race 8

Portsmouth

The penultimate race of the Summer Series provided significantly more breeze than was forecast so those crew members who decided Summer had arrived and that shorts and flip flops was .....

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)
20 May - 16 Sep 16 Friday evening informal racing Portland Harbour and Weymouth Bay
09 Aug - 31 Oct 16 Neptune Sailing Centre is re-invigorating it’s racing season Neptune Sailing Club, HMNB Clyde
21 - 26 Aug 16 North Kent and London River Cruise Swale, Mwedway and Thames
24 - 28 Aug 16 RS400 National Championships Hayling Island SC
25 - 29 Aug 16 Gathering of RNSA boats at Dartmouth for the Regatta Dartmouth
27 - 29 Aug 16 Chatham Maritime Chatham Maritime, River Medway
27 - 29 Aug 16 J80 National Championships Royal Lymington Yacht Club
27 Aug 16 VISIT TO LONDON'S TOWER BRIDGE "THE SMOKE"
31 Aug 16 Wednesday Evening Autumn Series Race 2 Gilkicker Point start line
03 Sep 16 Windsurfing Open Day Thorney Island Water Sports Centre