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Bristol Channel Yachting Association...

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rather than copy information that 

will inevitably become stale.

I have been told one can download for free, world charts from...  ... I haven't actually downloaded them yet as I have restricted bandwidth or something like that... no doubt someone with more internet knowledge will understand this better than me.

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Susanne says goodbye ater her chairmanship...

Thank you all for a most unexpected and really beautiful cut glass vase
you presented to me with.   It is really appreciated.
I have really enjoyed the time spent with you all, and thank you most sincerely 
for the time and effort you have all put in to make the BCYA the pro-active organisation 
it is today.  
It has an exciting future ahead  and I wish you every success in the coming years.

Click here to see 2013 accounts and minutes for A.G.M. which took place in Januray 2014...

Click here to see more about... Why 'north' is no longer north, but has moved east...

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Click here to see more about... Boaters to receive annual notice on critical safety issues...


9 January 2014, London Boat Show – TV personality and sailor, Nick Knowles and Shipping Minister, Stephen Hammond MP endorse new safety initiative from the RYA, the national body for leisure boating.

A key element of the initiative is the issue of an annual Safety Advisory Notice – a clear, easily accessible digest of current, critical safety issues.

This is the first safety awareness publication of its kind for the leisure boating community and will build on the RYA’s existing structure for offering advice on safety. The Notice will be circulated to a broad range of water users.

Click here to see more about... Nominations open for the new RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards... 

The RYA is turning the spotlight on 2013’s most promising young sailors, windsurfers and powerboaters by launching the new RYA Regional Youth Champion Awards.

Lowest barometric pressure for 127 years... see more here...

UHI Mahara

Click here to see more about...RYA Foundation...

The RYA Foundation has been formed with the objective of making boating more accessible to everyone, regardless of circumstance.

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