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Visit to Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum

13 members enjoyed their visit to Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum on Tuesday. Lunch in their cafe was followed by a 3 hour stroll round the exhibits, in four halls, 1906 to the present day. Some of us were escorted … More

In the Club this Week

Saturday 18th November Win or Swim Dinghy Series– 13:55 Sunday 19th November Icicle Series – 10:00 Carvery – 12:30 Monday 20th November Rotary – 12:30 Tuesday 21st November  Bridge & Supper – 1845 Wednesday 22nd November Club Night – 1900 “Tectona … More

Fowey Cruise

The September gales relented for the weekend to give members a truly interesting cruise to Fowey. Some 14 boats set out; the winds earlier in the month which were so strong, were frustratingly light and variable, but at least from the … More

Christmas Parties at the RWYC

Looking for a venue for your Christmas party? Our venue is popular with members and locals so early booking is essential. The club has magnificent views across Plymouth Sound & the Barbican and our friendly events team will ensure your … More

St Malo Race, Rally and Cruise

Sunshine, spinnakers up, sun cream on, dolphins, good food and drink,  great company & stunning scenery (and a coat only needed at night)!  That is what the St Malo race and rally gave a group of Royal Western sailors last … More

Plymouth Dinghy Regatta

The 2017 Plymouth Dinghy Regatta saw a bumper entry of 65 boats, covering a diverse range of classes and speeds, from a foiling Moth through to Toppers who were also contesting their South West Championships. Part of the SailRacer Summer … More

Sutton Harbour Footbridge Closure

It now seems likely that the footbridge across the Lock at Sutton Harbour will remain closed at least until September. A ferry service is being provided inside Sutton Harbour from the Barbican across to the Lockyer inn. The Mt Batten … More

Chichester – Original footage

  Further to the recent 50th anniversary celebrations of Chichester’s round the world voyage, the BBC have released a short film entitled “The man who was too old to sail around the world”. This includes original footage of his return … More

Cruising Dates

Throughout the Summer   Friday June 30th – Roscoff meeting in Roscoff marina Lead boat ~ TBA June to August – Cruising Net – S.Brittany/N.Brittany/local Organiser ~ Richard Cavendish ~ Guillemot August – local cruising Organiser ~ Babs Thomson ~ … More

Sir Francis Chichester 50th Anniversary

There will be an exhibition on at the club on Sir Francis Chichester’s Round the World Voyage in 1966/7. This will be open to the public from Wednesday 10th May to Thursday 25th May. Tuesday to Fridays 10am to 12pm. … More

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