The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) is the national body for dinghy, yacht and motor cruising,
all forms of sail racing, RIBs and sports boats, windsurfing and personal watercraft and a leading representative for inland waterways cruising.
The RYA is a key representative for water-based activities on the Exe.
The RYA also has its own environmental awareness initiative, The Green Blue.
The RYA representative on the EEMP is Alan Wood.