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RYA Updated Coronavirus Advice
Like every employer the RYA has had to take steps, in line with Government advice, to safeguard the health of staff and help to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.   Although the majority of staff are now working from home, the RYA’s foremost priority is to ensure that we continue to provide advice and support to members, Affiliated Clubs, Class Associations and Recognised Training Centres. The Cruising, Legal and Government Affairs (CLGA) Team is working hard to provide you with up-to-date information and we will continue to represent and protect the interests of recreational boaters at this difficult time.   The RYA
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COVID-19: Business Update & FAQs
In these strange times, it’s sometimes hard to understand what the impact of a situation will have on an industry such as ours. We just wanted to let you know that, despite lockdown, our site will be open for business as usual.    We’re still working hard to make sure there’s plenty of boats on site for you to peruse, to help you dream of the days on the water when the sun’s still out but we’re no longer looking at it from our desk chairs, but rather our deck chairs.   We’ll be ensuring that there are regular updates across all of our
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Buying a cheap GRP Canal River Boat
I would over a period like to encourage everyone to consider buying and owning a boat, however cheap or small from a simple kayak to well, the sky's the limit with boats is it not? But sadly, today it seems we have moved away from starting small.   Years ago, everyone got in to Inland canal and river boating by buying something cheap and cheerful that then if they liked boating, this could be sold on in a short time with maybe a little profit if work had been done. The boat improving over time and in-turn they could move on to
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Fladen Authentic Wear: Review
The Fladen Authentic Wear Jacket and Trousers are part of Fladen’s range of outdoor clothing designed for fishing, hunting, hiking and other activities and sports that demand clothing of the highest calibre and standards, and for the rigours of outdoor pursuits.   The two-piece outfit, which comes in two colour options of green/black or grey/black are made for the outdoors. Straightforward in their design, the jacket and trousers shell are made of 100% Polyester with taped seams and a Microfibre PVC Coating (+10,000mm waterproof), and the lining is 100% Polyester. The garments are PFOA free and have a REACH Certificate.    The Jacket The ruggedly
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