At the 2020 RYA Dinghy Show, developed by Richard Paul Russell Ltd, will be showcasing its range of WeatherFile wind and weather monitoring equipment (stand C9). has been supplying coaches, yacht clubs, watersports centres and events with wind and weather monitoring systems for over 20 years, as well as delivering solutions to the British Sailing Team, professional sailing coaches and numerous sailing and yacht clubs.

On display at the Show will be their full range of system solutions including:

  • The (PRO) Principal Race Officer system which has been developed from a direct requirement of elite regatta management teams to assist in delivering the highest quality racing. The system delivers extremely accurate wind speed and direction measurements with a built-in compass that automatically calculates north regardless of the committee boat movement.
  • The OWS-5 is the ultimate solution for racing coaches delivering unrivalled accuracy of wind speed and direction relative to the ground from a moving coach boat (RIB). A bespoke App gathers the data with live and historical graphs for pre and post training and event analysis. A great advantage of OWS-5 is it requires no calibration when in use.
  • WeatherFile yacht club solutions that can be developed to meet individual club requirements allowing members to view live and historical data via the WeatherFile cloud solution, presented in graph format showing wind speed and direction changes over racing periods. Bespoke clubhouse displays can also be supplied and examples will be viewable at the show.

Richard Paul Russell Ltd are also announcing a distribution agreement for Calypso Instruments, an innovative range of ultrasonic wind sensors offering a highly accurate and cost-effective solution for wind speed and direction monitoring. On display will be a small yacht solution that links directly to NMEA wind speed and direction displays, plus the solar powered portable option with Calypso Instruments Sailing Anemotracker App delivering live wind speed and direction data with no cables.

“We are really looking forward to this years’ show, it’s the perfect place to showcase our range of products and chat with coaches, yacht clubs and dinghy sailors about their needs and requirements and see how our technology can assist them out on the water”, commented David Ellis, Sales and Marketing Manager for

WIN a Kestrel Wind Meter

Visitors to the stand (C9) can also take part in a FREE prize draw to be in with a chance of winning a Kestrel Wind Meter, K1000. One winner will be picked each day of the show with the winner’s draw taking place at 15.00 on the stand, so make sure you take part and drop by the stand on Saturday and Sunday at 15.00 to see if you are a winner.

Throughout the weekend’s team of qualified staff will be available on the stand (C9) to help answer any of your questions and help you find the right products for you.

What’s on at the Show?

There’s lots in store at the 2020 RYA Dinghy Show with visitors of all ages 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.

As well as a full line up of expert talks and coaching sessions, you’ll also discover hundreds of boats from beautiful classics to the very latest in cutting edge design along with clubs, classes, boat builders, holiday companies and much more! Plus all weekend there will be plenty of activities to inspire and entertain the whole family.

Get your ticket

Advance tickets are available from October 2019 at a special discount rate of £10.00 for RYA members and £12.50 for non-members. Groups can also take advantage of a special ticket price of £10 when booking six tickets or more. Don’t forget four children go free with each paying adult as well.

Buy your tickets at or call the ticket hotline on 0844 8589069.

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