The Royal Western Yacht Club of England announce the rescheduling of their MailASail OSTAR TWOSTAR that was postponed in 2020 due to the Covid 19 virus, to a new date of May 9th 2021. We are extremely grateful to our title sponsor MailASail who will continue to support us for this rescheduled event. The 2021 race will continue to run between...

It is with great pleasure that the Royal Western Yacht Club is able to announce ‘B&G’ as our Race Partners for the Lonely Rock Race. “We are delighted to be partnering with this event, B&G has been helping sailors race from Cowes around the Lonely Rock and back to Plymouth since 1955, it has been a big part of our heritage...

Due to the current Government Guidelines on dealing with COVID-19, the Club’s Transition Group has decided today to close the Club to members and guests until further notice. The AGM which had been set for 24th April is postponed until the autumn, subject to review in the interim. The Club Secretary will attend on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during normal working hours,...

Today the RWYC have taken the decision to postpone the MailASail OSTAR TWOSTAR 2020 until next year. The Coronavirus difficulties in each country have made the race impossible to continue with safely. The race will be run instead in 2021. Since this will require compliance to the latest edition of Word Sailing OSRs for Cat 1 yachts, there will be a...

Since November 2019 the RWYC have been working tirelessly to pull the ‘Lonely Rock Race’ together. Thanks to all those volunteers involved, we have come a long way in a very short space of time. It is with great excitement that we can now share some news. We have managed to secure a number of backers, partners and sponsors for the race...

This is the coveted OSTAR trophy, beautifully engraved with so many famous names from the 1st race in 1960, to the winner in 2017. The trophy is awarded to the line honours winner of this totally iconic race. Follow the 2020 race to see who will be next to adorn the magnificent trophy....