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Club supporters, members and South West B&G and Raymarine main agents spent yesterday on a STCW personal survival course with Searegs on the river Plym. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Royal Western Yacht Club

⛵ LIVE: Richard Tolkien is leaving right now to sail solo around the World!

What an interesting time to set off on a world voyage! Richard Tolkien, club member and, winner of the Round Britain and Ireland Race 1998 is well prepared, and has the perfect weather window to sail single-handedly via the three great capes, the Cape of Good Hope, Leeuwin in Western Australia and Cape Horn. He sails Rosalba, a 60- foot monohull built in 2002, extensively refitted and well prepared for the long journey!

🎉 We, the Royal Western Yacht Club, wish Richard an incredible but safe journey around the world!
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⛵ Richard Tolkien is about to sail solo around the World! 🌎

As we head to the west end of the Plymouth Sound breakwater in the RWYC committee boat, we interviewed Chris Arscott about Richards’s possible challenges along the way!

📌 Watch Richard Tolkien leave for his world voyage live, on our Facebook Page in a bit!
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Autumn Series Cancelled on the the 25/10/2020. Hoping for better weather for the Icicle Series starting next weekend.Hi all as much as I would like to get another couple of races in to give you all another discard. The forecasts are all giving gusts over 30kts and heavy rain. So tomorrow racing is cancelled. Let us all hope that the Icicle series’ weather is more clement!! ... See MoreSee Less

Day off tomorrow for dinghy racers in the Win or Swim!Win or Swim 24/10/2020. Having been watching the forecast all week and showing little sign of improvement we have no option than to cancel tomorrow’s racing. Looking forward to next week and a better forecast and hopefully four cracking races like last week!! Even Keith won’t run racing with 40kts gusts!! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Royal Western Yacht Club of England

A very warm welcome to The Royal Western Yacht Club of England which is internationally known as one of the worlds premier yacht clubs and for its major contribution to the development of short handed ocean racing.

The Plymouth based Club is also recognised as one of the finest yacht clubs in the South of England providing the best possible facilities, overlooking Plymouth Sound, for all generations to enjoy both afloat and ashore.