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OSTAR 2020

We are delighted to have received our first entry for OSTAR 2020, from American sailor Peter Bourke who will compete in his Outbound 44. Peter lives in Newport, Rhode Island so will be already home when he crosses the finish … More

In the Club this Week

Coming up: Wednesday 21st February Club Night: David Southwood: Ostar Talk – 19:00 Saturday 24th February Win or Swim Dinghy Series – 13:55 Sunday 25th February Carvery – 12:30 Monday 26th February Plymouth Rotary Lunch – 13:00 Wednesday 28th February Club Night: Ewen … More

Prestigious awards for club members!

RWYC member David Southwood has been awarded the ICC Decanter by the Royal Cruising Club for his own personal challenge in the OSTAR 2017 and his subsequent fight for survival. The decanter was originally presented to the RCC by the … More

Round Britain & Ireland Race 2018

The Royal Western Yacht Club is pleased to announce that the Round Britain and Ireland, two handed race, will start from Plymouth on Sunday 3 June 2018. This will be the 14th running of the legendary four yearly yacht race … More

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

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

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