RYA pess release
The only show in the world dedicated to dinghy sailing, is set to return to Alexandra Palace, London from 29 February – 01 March 2020. Now in its 69th year, the RYA Dinghy Show in association with Yachts & Yachting, will once again offer a weekend of interactive features, expert advice, all the latest boats and kit – and best of all, absolutely everything dinghy.
The 2020 show theme will be ‘A World of Opportunity – see where dinghy sailing can take you’. From competing on the race course, to travelling the globe. An exciting career on the water, or simply spending valuable time outdoors with family and friends, the show will celebrate the unique wealth of opportunities that dinghy sailing provides.
“We’re delighted to announce the dates for the 2020 show and are looking forward to another fantastic weekend at Alexandra Palace,” said RYA Director of Sport Development, Alistair Dickson. “With some exciting new features and a brand new show layout, it promises to be one not to be missed.”
As always, there will be a fantastic line up of speakers and coaching sessions, as well as, new show hosts, fun for the whole family and even more interactive features.
With Tokyo 2020 just around the corner, don’t miss the chance to rub shoulders with members of the British Sailing Team at Sailor’s Corner, which will be making a comeback, along with the return of the Women’s Sailing Hub and the popular Beginners Trail. Once again, the show will welcome over 180 exhibitors including; boat builders, class associations, sailing clubs and retailers.
Visitors of all ages will also be able to enjoy family-friendly show favourites. From the 360° ‘On the Water’ virtual reality sailing experience, to the sailing simulators, activity pool, trapeze rig and the famous RYA Dinghy Show Treasure Hunt. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re an experienced dinghy sailor, or just getting started.
The show remains a huge hit with the dinghy sailing community as the perfect event to get the season underway, meet up with friends and track down new kit, boats or a little bit of extra knowledge to improve your skills on the water.
Tickets to the 2020 RYA Dinghy Show will go on sale in October 2019. Look out for special RYA member and club offers.