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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

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

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