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Benefits of RNSA Membership



Listed below are just some of the benefits of joining the RNSA, one of the world's largest and best known sailing associations. These include the use of RNSA owned yachts, access to reasonably priced moorings, and the privilege of wearing an undefaced Blue Ensign on your own boat.

Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries

  1. Go sailing – Offshore, Dinghy and Windsurfing – all levels of ability welcome.
  2. Personal development – great opportunities to have fun, improve fitness, develop teamwork and learn new skills. Access to RN Sailing Centres.
  3. Reward success – prizes, RN Colours, RN Sports awards.
  4. Training pathways – for both beginners and experienced sailors.
  5. Provision of dinghies to support development - for charter to individual campaigners on a pathway to higher performance.
  6. Financial, logistic and practical support - for approved sailing events including, regattas, training camps and overseas tours.
  7. Social – be part of a great sport focused community.

Active Supporters

Active Supporters

  1. Support Service Sailing – through your subscription know that you are supporting our service men and women and their ability to deliver for the Naval Service.
  2. Volunteers – enjoy the opportunity of sharing expertise and skills to help develop those of others.
  3. Shared Royal Naval ethos and values – with 85 years of history and shared Naval sailing heritage.
  4. Welcome visitor at sailing clubs worldwide - being a member of one of the best-known sailing associations there is, with helpful contacts in many harbours across the globe.
  5. Journal – annual publication containing activity reports from beneficiaries, active supporters and donators, details of future events, opportunities on offer through the regional Branches, other useful information and updates on members’ discounts.
  6. Blue Ensign – ability to wear an un-defaced Blue Ensign on vessels over 7m, subject to a successful application of a permit and a small additional fee.
  7. Merchandise –RNSA branded clothing, caps, belts, ties and buttons.
  8. Social – join an active community of Naval sailing enthusiasts and enjoy a busy RNSA and local Branch programme, annual meetings and receptions, prize-giving events to celebrate success on the water. Be part of a strong link with the Naval Service and enjoy access to plenty of sailing related advice!
  9. Discounts– various offers available exclusively for RNSA members with details on the website and in the online ‘Member’s Only’ shop.
  10. RYA Courses – preferential access to RYA on-line training courses.
  11. Moorings – great value permanent and visitor moorings available around the country – subject to availability and for an additional fee. Details on the moorings’ section of the RNSA website.