The Royal Western Yacht Club is very pleased to announce that Galway local employer 'Genesys' is confirmed as the principal sponsor to this year's doublehanded and fully crewed RB&I Galway stopover. Fergal Lyons, Rear Commodore of Galway Bay Sailing Club and stopover manager of the RB&I race said, “Genesys is a technology company with a significant Galway outpost. They are well...

It is with great excitement that the Royal Western Yacht Club announce a new race to its 4-year cycle of oceanic events. The Round Iceland Yacht Race (RIR) - first edition - will start on Sunday 14th May 2023 from Plymouth Sound National Marine Park. The course, quite simply, is to leave the Eddystone Lighthouse to Starboard, Iceland to Starboard and...

Following the announcement made by World Sailing, it is now mandatory for every competing yacht to have had a Keel and Rudder inspection, both internally and externally, for all races categorised as Cat 3 or above. For the RWYC 2022 season, those races are: OSTAR TWOSTAR RB&I two handed and fully crewed Original Lonely Rock Race It is therefore necessary that...

We have pleasure in offering the RWYC 'Original Lonely Rock Race’'(OLR2022) in association with the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, starting at 1400hrs on Sunday 17th July 2022. The OLR2022 course starts in the area of Ryde Bank, within the gaze of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, the fleet then exits the Western Solent, on to the Fastnet Rock which they will...

Round Britain & Ireland Race – now with a Fully Crewed class A FULLY CREWED CLASS is now open for entries and will run alongside the classic Double Handed RB&I. At approaching 30 entries, 8 of which are multihulls, this will be a great race for all those competing. With limited spaces of just 50 for the entire fleet, the RB&I...

MailASail OSTAR and Twostar The 60th Anniversary OSTAR race which is sponsored by MailASail is drawing ever closer. Firm entries totalling 13 have already been received from France, Bulgaria, Poland, GBR, Czech Republic and Italy. With at least the same number yet to commit it is perhaps a timely reminder that the early entry discount is coming to an end on...

The Commodore welcomes the University of Plymouth Yacht Club to the RWYC. Pictured here with their current Commodore, Dominique Garveigh, he said 'we are delighted to continue our links with the UPYC and we are proud to share our facilities with them'.  ...