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On 25th May this year the Data Protection law in the UK will undergo some significant changes with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (commonly referred to as the GDPR).  In response to this change the Club has published … More

Conrad Humphreys joins the OSTAR 2020 as Race Ambassador

Plymouth yachtsman Conrad Humphreys has joined the OSTAR 2020 team as ‘race ambassador’. Conrad competed in the TRANSAT in 2004 onboard the Open 60 Hellomoto before going on to finish 7th in the Vendee Globe race. He recently completed a … More

Round Britain & Ireland Race 2018

We now have 18 entries for this year’s Round Britain & Ireland Race which starts on 3rd June. For more information, or if you’re interested in entering this iconic race,  please click here 

Cruising Workshop

The Cruising Workshop went well with 30-35 sailors, planning ‘to boldly go’!  A real pleasure to meet the visiting yachtsmen too! A huge thanks must go to Mo Joce and Sue Saunders and their team for organising a very informative (and reassuring) … More

Safety Harnesses

Members will want to be aware of a safety advisory notice issued by MAIB following a fatal incident in the Clipper Race in which a crew member was lost overboard in spite of being clipped on. The notice can be … More

In the Club this Week

Coming up: Friday 13th April – 18:30 Fitting Out/New Members Party Sunday 15th April – 12:30 Sunday Carvery Monday 16th April – 13:00 Plymouth Rotary Lunch Tuesday 17th April – 17:00 Youth Academy Training Wednesday 18th April – 18:30 1884 … 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

UPYC/UPSPC Christmas Dinner !

Over 100 guests attended the University of Plymouth Yacht Club & Sailing Club Christmas Dinner on Friday 1st December. There was plenty on Christmas spirit all around and a good time was had by all, guests included Commodore Charlie Thomson & … 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

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