Corona-News - Restart Sailing in Great Britain

Friday, May 22, 2020   
 CoronaNews  Restart Sailing in Great Britain
The UK government's easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions has brought relief to many aspects of life and, particularly certain sports and Sailing is one of those fortunate past-times that is now allowed in England, along with "all other forms of watersports practiced on open waterways, including windsurfing, canoeing, rowing, kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding and the use of privately-owned motorised craft (in line with the guidance issued by the relevant navigation authority)." Sarah Treseder, Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Chief Executive has been quoted as saying: "We are pleased that Government guidance has confirmed that all forms of watersports including sailing, windsurfing and motor-boating are not only permitted, but are being actively encouraged in England." A report by the British Yachting Journalist's Association.

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