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Summer 2021 Newsletter

The latest Newsletter is here. Download it now.

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What’s in a name?

We are sometimes asked “What does the RI in York RI Sailing Club stand for?” So here’s the answer! York RI Sailing Club used to be known as York Railway Institute Sailing Club (and sometimes as British Transport Yacht Club … Continue reading

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Sailing course

We are pleased to announce that we will be running a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Level 1 “Start Sailing” course in July 2021. Yes, you can learn to sail in York! For details, see here.

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Open for business

We are pleased to announce that York RI Sailing club is now open for business. Members can during April sail single handed or with their household/bubble. From 2 May we will resume our racing programme on Sundays as usual. Please … Continue reading

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Start of Racing Season

Providing that the government’s Covid roadmap holds, we will start our Racing Programme from May 2021. Please find the provisional racing programme here on the link below. We are also planning to have an Ullswater weekend this year, on the … Continue reading

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Spring 2021 Newsletter

While we are eagerly waiting for the Covid restriction to be relaxed and sailing to resume, here is the laterst club newsletter.

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End of Season

Dear members and friends of YRISC, the combined forces of the Coronavirus lockdown and the River Ouse flood have pretty much put paid to any more sailing in 2020. We are therefore declaring the season finished. There will be no … Continue reading

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Autumn 2020 Newsletter

Turns out we just made it with a few days to spare… here is the next edition of the Newsletter already. While there hasn’t been too much going on this year due to Covid-19, some things still did happen – … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 Newsletter

Summer is over, but the newsletter hasn’t been posted yet, so here it is. At least we got it out before the next one. 🙂

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Limited Sailing can Resume

Following new government guidelines, sailing is again permitted since 13 May, however under strict limitations. The club has compiled the following guidelines based on recommendations from the RYA. Please take your time to read the attached documents. In summary, sailing … Continue reading

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