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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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11 January 2019General

New

A new calendar facility is now available in the Members' Only area together with the ability to print, download or subscribe to as many of the different RNSA events' calendars as interest .....

20 December 2018General

Montagu

Led by Steve Evans a group are re building a Montagu Whaler in Bristol. They are focusing on having her ready to sail and row in the Gulf du Morbihan, Brittany this coming May. The .....

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16 January 2019Meetings

Shetland Bus

RC (Cruising)

A WWII Epic of Escape, Survival, and Adventure. Talk about the regular runs made throughout WWII between Norway and Shetland which came to be known as the Shetland Bus. Naval Club, .....

08 January 2019General

Plymouth Winter Walks

Plymouth

Plymouth Winter Walks are back! Start walking off that Christmas food and enjoy a walk and talk with fellow sailors. Make plans and compare refits. Full details on the events page. .....

12 December 2018Cruising

Operation Tinsel - Cambridge URNU cadets get a weekend afloat

East Coast

Each year the East Coast Branch takes CURNU cadets on a weekend sail. The Michaelmas and Lent Terms are ideal because they aren't plagued by exams 7-9 December found two East Coast .....

08 December 2018Meetings

AGM minutes

Portland

The AGM held at WPNSA, Portland at the end of November 2018....

03 December 2018General

Hargreaves Orders

Central

Christmas Cut-off date...

02 December 2018Cruising

Portland Trophy awards

Portland

The three prize-winning entries for the Portland Trophy, reminding us what a wonderful summer it was in the UK! The Portland Trophy and two cash prizes are awarded for entertaining .....

06 November 2018Meetings

AGM Calling notice

Portland

The AGM to be held at WPNSA on Friday 30 November...

06 November 2018Meetings

October Meeting Minutes

Portland

Minutes of the October committee meeting including vacancies, proposed work on moorings and next year's proposed sailing programme...

Forthcoming Events

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Date Event Venue
20 Jan 19 Plymouth Winter Walk 1 Dartmoor, starting at Princetown
02 Feb 19 Winter Dinner Ipswich Last Anchor Ipswich
12 - 14 Feb 19 Powerboat Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
15 Feb 19 Finance and General Purposes Meeting RNSA Office
15 Feb 19 Events Co-ordination Meeting RNSA Office
19 - 21 Feb 19 Powerboat Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
23 Feb 19 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and Royal Naval Sailing Association Dinner Athenaeum, Church Alley, Liverpool L1 3DD
24 Feb 19 Plymouth Winter Walk 2 Plymouth starting at the Mountbatten Centre
26 - 28 Feb 19 Powerboat Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
02 - 03 Mar 19 RYA Dinghy Show Alexandra Palace
05 - 06 Mar 19 RYA Intermediate Powerboat Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
08 - 10 Mar 19 RYA Safety Boat Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER