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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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22 May 2019Dinghies

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Please see the attached Admin Order for the Le Crunch Regatta between the French and Royal Navies....

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 .....

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23 May 2019Dinghies

RNSA(P) Dinghy Race Coaching 3

Portsmouth

Race coaching in Portsmouth harbour The third and final race coaching session took place in Portsmouth tonight from RNSC. Four boats (2 Hartleys, a Fusion and an RS200) took part in .....

23 May 2019Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 9

Portsmouth

The slightly depleted fleet, missing 3 yachts, gathered at Gilkicker to decide who would top the podium for the Spring Series. In reality a crunch match between Jolly Jack Tar and .....

22 May 2019Cruising

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RC (Cruising)

Progress report from RC(C) and a H&S reminder Fair winds, clam seas and look forward to seeing you come over the horizon on 4th and 5th May 2019 It is fantastic to see so many boats .....

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 .....

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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
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
23 May 19 Race coaching 3 (Portsmouth Dinghies) RN Sailing Centre, HMS EXCELLENT
24 - 25 May 19 Plymouth to St Peter Port Race Plymouth to St Peter Port
24 - 27 May 19 Calais Rally Calais
24 May 19 Portland Annual Branch Cocktail Party WPNSA
25 - 27 May 19 JJT - RORC Myth of Malham Cowes - Eddystone light - Cowes