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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

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

Monthly Motorboats – Episode 2!

Five of us set out last Thursday on Betsy, skippered by Alan Nichols.  The weather was overcast and although blustery the sea was quite benign. Out at the Breakwater, the low spring tide showed just how far the blocks and … More

RWYC Youth Academy take on the Sprint 15 Nationals!

Write up by Youth Academy Member Sam Madar  

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

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