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A Glimmer of Hope for a Return to Boating in Northern Ireland?

12th May 2020
A Glimmer of Hope for a Return to Boating in Northern Ireland?

The RYA Northern Ireland has welcomed the announcement by the Northern Ireland Executive in its Coronavirus recovery strategy published today, (12th May), which provides an outline of the approach that will be taken to any potential modifications going forward.

RYANI has said “We are aware many questions will be raised by members, clubs, centres etc. on its implications and are engaged with relevant stakeholders to seek clarity on elements outlined in the strategy in order to assess subsequent advice going forward for the boating community. We will continue to ensure relevant updates are provided as and when RYANI is in a position to do so”.

In Step One of the Five-Step (but undated) Pathway to Recovery it states “Outdoor spaces and public sports amenities to open. For example, walking, running, cycling, some water activities, golf, tennis”.

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Betty Armstrong

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Betty Armstrong is Yachting Life's Northern Ireland Correspondent. Betty grew up racing dinghies but now sails a more sedate Dehler 36 around County Down.

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