The Commodore, Flag Officers, Directors and members of the Royal Western Yacht Club convey their deepest sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family following the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, patron of this Club since 1952....

Following an update on COVID-19 compliance and revised restrictions from the Newport Yacht Club, the Royal Western Yacht Club have made the very reluctant decision to postpone the OSTAR & TWOSTAR races once again. Rear Commodore Oceanic and Race Director, Adrian Gray, said, “CV-19 rules for entering both the UK and USA have led to a last-minute reduction of entries due...

The Royal Western Yacht Club is also pleased to announce a partnership with Marco Naninni’s team at The Global Solo Challenge 2023 (GSC 2023). The Event website can be found globalsolochallenge.com Acting Rear Commodore Oceanic, Adrian Gray said “This is a great opportunity for both the RWYC and the GSC to work together in promoting the spirit of Corinthian, short-handed Oceanic...

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As part of our “Virtual Yacht Club’ initiative, The Royal Western Yacht Club invites all members and friends to our new weekly online Q&A, on the topic: ‘A DAY IN THE LIFE…’ For the first edition we are very excited to welcome Tom Cheney. Not only is Tom a senior software engineer for Ben Ainslie’s INEOS Team UK, but he is also navigator onboard Tom...

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...