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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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28 February 2020General


Come as see the RNSA's new SB20 if you are visitng the show. ...

18 February 2020General


What: Prize Giving to include a welcome drink and 2 course buffet for £22 per person. When: Friday 27th March 2020 commencing at 1900. Where: Royal Naval and Royal Albert Yacht Club, .....

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27 February 2020General

Portsmouth Offshore Group Talk - Friday 17th April 2020


Marine Accidents and Current Developments in Safety at Sea When - Friday 17th April 2020 commencing at 7.30 pm (buffet supper served) 8.00 pm talk will start. Where - Civil .....

19 February 2020General

Club Secretary Required - Keyhaven Yacht Club SO41 0TR


Located on the beautiful Keyhaven River, Keyhaven Yacht Club (KYC) provides a full range of on and off water activities and a thriving social environment for its circa 1,600 members. .....

19 February 2020General

RNSA PLYMOUTH Branch Skittles Evening with a short AGM. 21st March 2020 Westward


1815 AGM, 1900 Skittles event. Come along with friends, family and support your local branch. Find out what’s going on within the RNSA, meet new people catch up on Summer plans. AGM .....

18 February 2020Meetings

February meeting minutes


Items include a branch status and moorings update....

15 February 2020Social

Winter Dinner -ECB's Mulled Wine saved from Storm Ciara by gracious TRUMPETER

East Coast

The RNSA-ECB pre-dinner mulled wine 'aboard' was about to be inconveniently disrupted by Storm Ciara, then HMS TRUMPETER stepped in with aplomb. The ECB's Winter Dinner at Ipswich .....

15 February 2020General

BYC Summer Cruise - 22 to 27 June 2020

Britannia Yacht Club

BYC is organising a summer rally from Dartmouth westwards between 22 and 27 June. The aim is to visit Salcombe, Yealm and Fowey before boats return independently or continue to their .....

11 February 2020Dinghies

Dinghy Event Calendar 2020

RC (Dinghies)

The Dinghy events for 2020 have been uploaded to the RNSA website. The dinghy and sportsboat events that are currently known have been added to the RNSA events calendar. More may .....

06 February 2020General

J80 - Jackaroo


The RNSAs J80 - Jackaroo needs an organiser to manage crew for regular sailing in Plymouth Jackaroo is run by RC(O) to provide racing opportunities in the Plymouth area for RNSA members. .....

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Date Event Venue
22 - 23 Feb 20 JJT Maintenance Weekend/Racing rules and Tactics Hornet
29 Feb 20 Portland Skittles evening Tom Browns Inn, 47 High St East, Dorchester DT1 1HU
07 - 08 Mar 20 JJT Maintenance Weekend/Yachtmaster Theory Hornet
07 - 08 Mar 20 SB20 Launching/Training weekend Hornet Services Sailing Club, Gosport
14 Mar 20 SB20 Frostbite Coaching Day Warsash Sailing Club
14 Mar 20 Tall Ships Youth Trust fund raising dinner BRNC
19 - 20 Mar 20 Holt Cup - RN Team Racing Championship 2020 Camber SC, Plymouth
21 - 22 Mar 20 JJT Shakedown Solent
27 Mar 20 RNSA Annual Prize Giving Royal Naval and Royal Albert Yacht Club, 17 Pembroke Road, Portsmouth PO1 2NT.
28 - 29 Mar 20 JJT Shakedown Solent
01 Apr 20 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series (NOR, Entry Form &SI's) Eastern Solent