World renowned for its market leading production techniques and product design, Topper International will now be bringing its expertise to the RYA by offering exclusive discounts and supplying RYA OnBoard venues with 4.2 Topper Sails for the next three years, through an annual competition run by the RYA.
Building upon its already successful relationship with the RYA’s OnBoard initiative, Topper International has already helped hundreds of thousands of young people try sailing through the RYA’s ..
The areas proposed are North East Lewis, Sea of the Hebrides, Shiant East Bank and the Southern Trench (in the outer Moray Firth).
These sites, in addition to the 31 Nature Conservation MPAs already designated, will fulfil Scottish Ministers duties under the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 and the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, as well as contributing to the OSPAR North-east Atlantic MPA network.
The proposed protected features of these sites include basking shark, minke whale, Risso's do..
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The Magenta Project is a charity committed to creating equal access and opportunities for women in sailing, with international sailor Ellie Draper and RYA instructor Jo Powell on hand to help those taking part in Beaumaris on the Menai Strait.
Commodore of the Royal Anglesey Yacht Club, Mrs Stevie Scanlan described the day as “awe-inspiring” as one of the 23 taking part in nine boats, after the club entered a national competition to earn the opportunity to host one of the high-profile days run ..
The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is seeking a new Chair for its Inland Navigation Panel, a sub-committee of the RYA Cruising and Government Affairs Committee.
The Chair is central to the success of this rewarding work. This voluntary position provides an ideal opportunity for someone with a real interest in our inland waterways to build experience in a non-executive role within a friendly and reputable national governing body.
The Panel plays a crucial role in keeping up-to-date with devel..
The RYANI Annual Awards have been set up to recognise all the good work by volunteers in clubs and centres across the province.
RYANI Chief Operations Officer, Richard Honeyford, commented: “I am very pleased to be launching the awards, which have been growing from strength to strength since becoming a standalone event in 2015.
“The event has gained the support of Garden Rooms NI. The family owners are sailors themselves with a daughter who recently completed her RYA Dinghy Instructor award an..
Report & photos sent by IKA Media. Pics by IKA / Icarus Sports
2019 Porsche World Series, Gizzeria , Day 1 – Vodisek Starts Strong in Record Fleet
Day one of the 2019 Porsche KiteFoil World Series belongs to young Slovenian Toni Vodisek. In what can only be described as perfect kitefoil conditions, Vodisek shot to the lead with three bullets in the opening three races.
Under the bright southern-Italian sun, a record 82 athletes took to the st..
Photo: Martina Orsini / Foiling Week. This year the Foiling Week regattas saw some recreational foilers racing together, the pioneer T Foil / Wand system S9 designed and built by Michele Petrucci and the platform that followed the S9 concept, the iFly by Michael Miller. Below report by Michele Petrucci, alter when received we’ll publish iFly camp report.
These platforms shared the basic double T Foil / wand system but their rigs are quite differ..
Lynne Swan and Stu Swan from Weston Sailing Club in Southampton were celebrating their win this week as they emerged as class winners in the Skud 18 class while Natalia and Alan Hillman, from Eastleigh were also celebrating their win in the Hansa 303 class.
Natalia said “It was an amazing regatta and I was so happy to win amongst so many inspirational sailors,” adding “The wind on Saturday was incredible, giving perfect conditions, and the racing was really exciting.”
With more than 120 sail..
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