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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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20 May 2019General

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Following on from his 2016 record-breaking double-handed sail in a Bosun dinghy from Plymouth to Portsmouth via France, Phil Slade is about to repeat the challenge, this time single-handed .....

26 March 2019General

RNSA

This is an important document for all event organisers - please read and action accordingly. The RNSA delivers a broad range of challenging activities which exposes our members .....

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16 May 2019Dinghies

RNSA(P) Dinghy Race Coaching 2

Portsmouth

Race coaching in Portsmouth harbour Twelve RNSA sailors took to the water for some race training in RNSA owned Hartley 15s and Fusions from RNSC, Whale Island. The training was led .....

16 May 2019Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 8

Portsmouth

The cool Easterly had been blowing all day at 12 to 15 knots but right on cue as the Wednesday racing fleet gathered at Gilkicker down it went to 5 knots with the Solent to the west .....

14 May 2019Offshore

Plymouth to St Peter Port Offshore race 24 May 2019 - Early Bird Discount

Plymouth

Early bird discount ends at 1800 on 19 May Get the benefit of the early bird discount for this years race to St Peter Port and for a block entry to all three offshore races from Plymouth .....

12 May 2019Cruising

Visitors Mooring Buoys Helford River and St Mawes

Central

New mooring buoys planned We have experienced some trouble with the pick up line and mooring pendants on these moorings getting entangled around the riser chain. These moorings will .....

09 May 2019Dinghies

RNSA(P) Dinghy Race Coaching 1

Portsmouth

Evening of dinghy race coaching in Portsmouth harbour Eight dinghy sailors gathered in Portsmouth this evening for some race coaching. RC(Dinghies) Cdr Andy Wood delivered a short .....

09 May 2019General

QHM Stickers

Moorings

Haslar Road closure from 4th June for 4 weeks...

09 May 2019Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 7

Portsmouth

Although it had been blowing dogs off chains in the Solent all day the forecast wind models indicated a moderation in the eastern Solent around 1800 therefore the series organiser .....

08 May 2019Cruising

The Second Battle of Maldon (Vikings 1 Saxons 0 (Again!)

East Coast

The Heybridge Rally (4/5 May) attracted a rather unexpected series of defections but we took another lesson in history! The East Coast May Bank Holiday Rally was the subject of meticulous .....

Forthcoming Events

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Date Event Venue
24 Apr - 25 May 19 RYA Sailing with Spinnakers Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth. PO2 8ER
15 May 19 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series Race 8 Gilkicker Point
16 May 19 Race coaching 2 (Portsmouth Dinghies) RN Sailing Centre, HMS EXCELLENT
16 May 19 Paddleboarding Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
17 May 19 MAA Press Lunch Haslar Marina
18 May 19 Thames Branch Picnic Hurley Lock Island, River Thames
20 - 24 May 19 Forces Open Foiling Camp Haying Island, Inn on The Sea Beach
20 - 24 May 19 Dinghy Sailing Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
20 May 19 PLSA Committee Meeting Hardway Sailing Club
22 - 24 May 19 Le Crunch 2019 Royal Yacht Squadron
22 - 23 May 19 Dinghy Sailing Course - Better Sailing Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
22 May 19 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point