The 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, inland cruising and narrowboats, and personal watercraft.
The RYA's primary objectives are;
- sustaining and defending recreational boaters' freedom and rights
- promoting responsible and sustainable boating
- increasing access and opportunity for all to participate