Royal Yachting Association

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is the national body for all forms of boating, including dinghy and yacht racing, motor and sail cruising, RIBs and sports boats, powerboat racing, windsurfing, canal and river boat cruising, and personal watercraft.

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RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Notes

Practical Course Notes - Navigation, Safety and Seamanship

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes - 2nd Edition

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes is the official companion for the RYA’s popular RYA Day S...

RYA Sea Survival Handbook

This book is the official text for the RYA Basic Sea Survival Course and the RYA/ISAF Offs...

RYA Competent Crew Skills - 2nd Edition

RYA Competent Crew Skills is the official companion for the RYA’s popular Competent Crew C...

RYA Pocket Guide to Boating Knots

A pocket size guide to 8 boating knots that is waterproof and easy to follow pictures.

RYA Knots Splices Ropework Handbook

The complete guide to knots for all knot enthusiasts and a must have for all boaters.

RYA Passage Planning

No sea voyage, whether long or short, offshore or within sight of land, should go ahead wi...

RYA Yachtmaster Handbook

The Official Book for the RYA Yachtmaster Sale & Power Handbook

RYA Yachtmaster Scheme Instructor Handbook

Principals and instructors alike will benefit from the guidance and information on recogni...

RYA Day Skipper Handboook Sail

This is the official handbook supporting the RYA Day Skipper Sail Course

RYA Rigging Handbook

Rigging is often portrayed as a black art which means that cruising sailors lack the confi...

RYA Offshore Sailing

For anyone thinking of going on a long-distance passage, RYA Offshore Sailing is the essen...