For release Friday 11th November 2022 OSTAR, TWOSTAR and RB&I update. Following the success of this year’s races, the Royal Western Yacht Club is very pleased to announce that the next editions for both courses will be in 2024. The MailASail OSTAR and TWOSTAR races finally got away in May this year. Initially the race saw in excess of 20 entries, but the...

We were delighted to be joined by sailors from as far away as Holland, Switzerland and the Isle of Wight at our combined OSTAR/TWOSTAR/RB&I Prizegiving on 22nd October. A good time was had by all by the competitors who enjoyed the opportunity to meet up to celebrate their achievements.                       ...

October 15th weekend saw the Royal Western Yacht Club host the annual event for the Allspars Final Fling Dinghy Regatta. The regatta, now in its fifth year saw dinghies congregate to Plymouth to enjoy and be challenged by the forever changing wind and tide that Plymouth Sound has to offer. With a drop in entries due to the weather forecast,...

Double Handed Round Britain & Ireland Race 2022 and the inaugural Fully Crewed RB&I Race By Adrian Gray, Race Director 29th May 2022 saw the start of the 15th Double Handed Round Britain & Ireland Race. This was to be a very special edition as, for the very first time, the race would be supported by a new fully crewed version. Following the...

Over one hundred and twenty spectators consisting of family, friends, Royal Western Yacht Club members and press were treated to a fantastic start to the OSTAR and TWOSTAR race, the 60th anniversary of the OSTAR that had been postponed for two years due to Covid. Six nationalities were represented, that being Poland, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Belgium, France and the Netherlands....

Over 120 spectators consisting of family, friends, Royal Western Yacht Club members and press were treated to a fantastic start to the OSTAR and TWOSTAR race, the 60th anniversary of the OSTAR that had been postponed for 2 years due to Covid. 6 nationalities were represented, that being Poland, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Belgium, France and the Netherlands. Early pace was...

We are open for lunch every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1200 and members are welcome to bring guests. Our menu is subject to seasonal variations. We also offer daily specials such as freshly baked pies, quiches, and winter stews. LUNCH MENU: Sandwiches, Baguettes or Jacket Potatoes Served with Salad, Home-made Coleslaw & Crisps Bacon, Brie & Cranberry      £8.25 Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato ...

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...

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...