Working in partnership to promote and protect safe, successful and rewarding boating in Wales.

Who we are and what we do

Meet the Team

Meet the members of the RYA Cymru Wales Team.


Representing members

The RYA acts as a voice for boating, by representing recreational boating interests. 


Growing participation

Our programmes, such as OnBoard, Sailability & Discover Sailing help to grow and broaden participation in boating.


Nurturing talent

We help Britain’s brightest sailing and windsurfing talents fulfil their potential.

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RYA Cymru Wales Impact Awards

Celebrating individuals and organisations who go the extra mile.

RYA Cymru Wales Governance
Annual General Meeting

Royal Yachting Association Cymru Wales (RYACW) is pleased to announce that this year’s AGM will be held on Saturday 30th March 2024. Read the full notice here.

Annual Report

The RYA Cymru Wales Annual Report is published to support the Annual General Meeting. Find the latest edition here in both English and Welsh

Articles of Association

The RYA Cymru Wales Articles of Association and the Membership Regulations can be viewed here.

RYA Cymru Wales Board

The Board of Directors is comprised of a mix of non-executive and executive directors and it meets regularly to conduct its business.


A number of specialist policy forming committees report to the Board

About the RYA

The RYA is the UK recognised member for World Sailing. Find out more here.


RYA Cymru Wales Strategy 

Together on our Waters

Hefoi'n gilydd ar ein Dyfroedd

View open vacancies & committee roles within the RYA Family

Work for the RYA
RYA Cymru Wales Policies

The RYA Cymru Wales is committed to upholding the letter and spirit of the Bribery Act 2010. View the RYA Cymru Wales Policy here.


RYA Cymru Wales recognises that the protection of the environment is an integral part of our business. Learn how we are making a difference in partnership with RYA on a UK level.


RYA Cymru Wales is committed to Equality of opportunity


Learn how the RYA helping make sailing a safer sport for everyone

Safety Management

The RYA Safety Management System is a systematic approach to managing safety, including the necessary organisational structures, accountability, policies and procedures.

Whistle Blowing policy

How to raise a concern if you believe that there is a serious malpractice within any part of RYA Cymru Wales.


The annual RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award, supported by Gallagher, recognises the outstanding achievement of sailing clubs across the UK and promotes the hard work and dedication that goes into running a successful club.

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Get inspired by the recipients of our Award recipients and submit your nomination here

RYA Musto Youth Awards showcases the extraordinary achievements of our young sailors

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