Start Date: May 9th 2021. The Royal Western Yacht Club of England is pleased to confirm that the 2021 edition of the OSTAR and TWOSTAR races are to go ahead as planned.  Following continual communication with the Newport Yacht Club, our Finishing hosts, we are confident that we can provide a COVID safe start and finish to the race.  Chris Arscott, Commodore of...

It is with much regret, that under the new restrictions imposed by the government, the Club is currently closed. We will await further guidance and will let you know the situation regarding a date for opening up again as soon as we are able. Please direct any queries to the Club Secretary at admin@rwyc.org      ...

Start Date: July 4th 2021 The Royal Western Yacht Club is delighted to launch the Plymouth Lonely Rock Race 2021. The Original Lonely Rock Race (OLR) 2020 successfully took place in the most adverse conditions. The race was put together to continue the legacy of the ‘Fastnet Race’ course, the original classic 600-mile offshore race, which was formed by members of the...

Here at the RWYC we are looking forward to a busy sailing season, with something for everyone. Whilst our Saturday afternoon dinghy series is currently suspended due to Covid restrictions, look below at what is coming up this year: 1884 Series Yacht Racing: Wednesdays 14th April – 1st September Falmouth Fowey Triangle: 1st - 3rd May MailaSail Ostar/Twostar: 9th May RC1000 Class Event 1...

July 4th 2021 will see the introduction of a brand new offshore race from the Royal Western Yacht Club which will run in opposite years to the Original Lonely Rock Race. The ‘Plymouth Lonely Rock Race’ will start in Plymouth Sound, exit via the Western Entrance of Plymouth Sound, round the Fastnet Rock to port, pass the Isles of Scilly...

The Royal Western Yacht Club is pleased to announce the new start date of 9th May 2021 for the MailASail OSTAR and TWOSTAR race. The next edition is set to be the 16th OSTAR and 7th Edition of the TWOSTAR race. With 8 months to go, the Royal Western Yacht Club would like to formally invite all past competitors and as...

Based on a strong weather pattern showing a cold front expected on Wednesday following the merging of two low systems Southwest of Ireland and a low pressure of 973mb by Thursday 1200UTC, with a potential average wind of 35-40 knots and 4-5m seas, the decision has been made to shorten the course. The turn will now be Wolf Rock, which...

Our Autumn Series starts on Sunday 6th September, with classes for IRC, NHC and VPRS. Follow the link here for more information https://rwyc.org/autumn-series/...

The Royal Western Yacht Club is very pleased to announce the new closing date, now extended to Friday 24th July. We are also pleased to announce the extended qualification date of the 7th August. In light of continuing COVID 19 adaptions, The RWYC is still working to keep the Lonely Rock Race very much alive. This announcement and change to the...