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RYA Issue Updated Guidance On Sailing With Different Households

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Published 16:09 on 29 Jul 2020

The RYA has today issued new Guidance on sailing and racing with participants from different households during the Covid-19 pandemic.

This guidance has been reviewed by Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) after the RYA submitted its action plan two weeks ago as part of the Return to Recreational Team Sport Framework.

Whilst many single-handed or single household participants have enjoyed being back afloat since mid-May, this new guidance now gives clear direction to those who enjoy sailing or racing as part of a team.

As part of this process the RYA team reviewed the potential risks of COVID-19 in different types of boats at different times. As a sport that naturally benefits from being outdoors in the elements, the RYA has successfully demonstrated that boating is appropriate for teams of sailors made up of different households to be permitted to sail and race together providing the appropriate mitigation is in place.

To read the full introduction and guidance please click here.

Last updated 16:09 on 29 July 2020

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