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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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08 April 2019General

RNSA

A quick update for those who did not attend the AGM As our Commodore outlined in his letter we have been waiting on feedback from the Charity Commission regarding our application to .....

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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18 April 2019Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 4

Portsmouth

Whilst half a mile inland all was sunny and warm arrival on the Solent coast brought on shivers in the cold very murky fog. As the yachts gathered their teams ready for the sail to .....

16 April 2019General

J80 - Jackaroo

Plymouth

Jackaroo is an RNSA owned J80 that is dry sailed from Queen Ann's Battery in Plymouth and available for regular racing - new crew and Skippers are needed to make the most of this valuable .....

16 April 2019General

Mooring Availability

Moorings

Members who wish to be aware there are berths available in the Portsmouth area Within the Portsmouth area we have moorings available, these include pontoon berths and swinging moorings, .....

11 April 2019Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 3

Portsmouth

Despite the cool north easterly it was a cracking evening for a sail with plenty of sunshine and another great sunset thrown in. With the late withdrawal of Jolly Jack Tar with gear .....

09 April 2019Meetings

April Meeting minutes

Portland

Items include the silting up of moorings, the use of our RIB at local events, and the Weymouth Bay aquaculture proposal. The latter can be accessed using the link below, the chart .....

06 April 2019General

Portland's resident dolphin

Portland

A friendly bottlenose dolphin has taken up residence in Portland harbour and is charming all water users. The dolphin has been playing with boats, swimming with locals and keeping .....

06 April 2019General

Portland Harbour Master's Latest Newsletter

Portland

The latest newsletter from the port....

04 April 2019Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 2

Portsmouth

Cold! How is this Spring I mused as with teeth chattering amidst a crew yawning competition we took the long low water route to Gilkicker. Things perked up a bit once we were in the .....

Forthcoming Events

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Date Event Venue
13 Apr 19 JJJ - Portmouth Parhelion race 5 Solent
13 - 14 Apr 19 RNWAC General Boat Handling Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
13 Apr 19 Hornet Services Sailing Club AGM HSSC Gosport
13 Apr 19 A talk on the Clipper Around the World Race. Royal Dorset YC
15 - 17 Apr 19 Powerboat Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
17 - 19 Apr 19 Powerboat Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
17 Apr 19 RNSA Dinghy sub-committee meeting RNSC and Telcon/Skype
17 Apr 19 RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series Race 4 Gilkicker Point
18 Apr 19 Paddleboarding Course Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth PO2 8ER
19 - 21 Apr 19 JJT - RORC Easter Challenge Cowes
22 - 23 Apr 19 RYA Seamanship Skills Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent, Whale Island, Portsmouth. PO2 8ER
24 - 26 Apr 19 Inter Services Dinghy Team Racing Championships Bowmoor Sailing Club