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England vs Ireland (St Patrick’s Day)

We are having a celebration of all things Irish on St Patrick’s Day, Saturday 17th March to coincide with the 6 Nations Rugby, England V Ireland match which kicks off at 2:45pm and which we will show on the big … More

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

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: 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

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

Next OSTAR and TWOSTAR sail in 2020

Next OSTAR and TWOSTAR editions sail in 2020 celebrating 60 years of shorthanded racing by the RWYC At the prize giving ceremony for this year’s transatlantic race winners the Royal Western Yacht Club announced the next editions of the OSTAR … More

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