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B&G Announce Sponsorship of the RYA Cruising Conference

The first virtual edition of this annual event will take place on the 21st March with a host of guest speakers and seminars

B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist today announced its sponsorship of the first online edition of the RYA Cruising Conference. The conference will offer delegates access to a range of seminars on different topics perfect for the cruising sailor, as well as some exciting guest speakers.

The event will kick off with an inspirational talk from Skip Novak as keynote speaker, on his 30 years of experience at cruising in high latitudes, followed by B&G Product director Matt Eeles who will share information on the latest electronics from B&G, perfect for the cruising sailor.  Following the guest speakers, attendees will have access to a range of seminars providing some valuable information on nautical charts, radar for navigation, tides, and rope management.The virtual conference also includes an exhibition area for attendees to visit; B&G will be hosting some exclusive offers, product information and a direct video call/chat function, so attendees can speak to the B&G team with any questions. “We’re really excited to welcome B&G on-board with the RYA Cruising Conference. Their support of the event is fantastic and we’re looking forward to delivering an energising and thought-provoking conference together,” said Richard Falk, RYA Director of Training and Qualifications.

“We are delighted to be supporting the RYA Cruising Conference 2021. As a brand, we develop products exclusively for sailing, this partnership is a great opportunity for us to help educate and share how our technology is continuing to evolve, becoming an even more important part of everyday sailing, plus how the systems and products are innovating and integrating to ensure the cruising sailor has all the information they need, when they need it”, said Simon Conder, Head of B&G Brand.

The RYA B&G Cruising Conference takes place at 09:15-14:30 on Sunday 21 March 2021, bookings are available now. Places are free for RYA Members and just £10pp for non-members.