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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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21 February 2018Dinghies


RN Inter Region Team Racing Championship 2018 This weekend saw 28 sailors from across the country compete for the title of RN Inter Region Dinghy Team Racing Champions. Regional squads .....

20 February 2018General


Gold Fleet was dominated by the East Team whilst in the Silver Fleet, West produced a clear run of consistent wins. The Holt Cup, was held at the Royal Navy Sailing Centre, Whale Island .....

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28 February 2018General

RNSA Plymouth Sailing Calendar 2018


The Plymouth Branch has published its sailing calendar for the 2018 season RNSA Plymouth's annual calendar will be distributed in print form to local Service Establishments, Yacht .....

25 February 2018Meetings

February meeting minutes


Covering the appointment of a new Sailing Secretary, a mooring and launch fee update, marina discounts, date of Cocktail Party and Mupe Bay cruise....

17 February 2018General

Holt Cup


Holt Cup 2018 off to a great start in light winds with 7 teams....

16 February 2018General

Radio 4, Long Wave Shipping Forecast 19 May 2018

RC (Cruising)

For one day only the mid day forcast is going to be delayed until 1257 BST. The MCA have accepted notification from BBC R4 tha,t on Saturday 19th May the 1201 Long Wave Shipping Forecast .....

09 February 2018Dinghies

Holt Cup 17-18 Feb 18 Sailing Instructions


Sailing Instructions for Holt Cup 2018...

29 January 2018Social

Reminder for The 2018 Annual Dinner at Hornet Services Sailing Club (HSSC)


The 2018 Annual Dinner is at Hornet Services Sailing Club (HSSC), Gosport - 1930 for 2000, following the AGM and Prize Giving The Annual Dinner, BRNC in 2015, Hornet in 2016 and HMS .....

29 January 2018General

Ocean Safety Open Day


Ocean Safety are inviting yacht owners to familiarise themselves with their essential onboard safety equipment when the company opens its doors to customers at its Southampton depot .....

19 January 2018Dinghies

Holt Cup (RN Inter Region Team Racing) 17-18 Feb 18 Notice of Race & Entry Form

RC (Dinghies)

Get your entries in now for Holt Cup 2018! Deadline for entries is Wed 7 Feb 18. Dear RNSA Dinghy Sailors, Entries are now open for the Holt Cup 17-18 Feb 18 - see the attachments .....

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Date Event Venue
04 Jan - 23 Nov 18 RNSC Portsmouth 2018 programme RNSC Portsmouth, Whale Island
28 Mar - 17 Oct 18 RNSA(P) WEDNESDAY SERIES Gilkicker point
28 Mar 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series Race 1 Gilkicker Point
30 Mar - 01 Apr 18 'Work up!' Harwich + Titchmarsh + Levington
31 Mar - 30 Sep 18 Clyde Branch RYA Training courses The Clyde
01 - 02 Apr 18 Le Crunch Toulon, France
04 Apr 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series Race 2 Gilkicker Point
11 Apr 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series Race 3 Gilkicker Point
18 Apr 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series Race 4 Gilkicker Point
18 Apr 18 The Loch In On the Clyde
19 - 20 Apr 18 Inter Services Team Racing Championships Oxford Sailing Club, Farmoor Reservoir