OSTAR competitor Ertan Beskardes visited the club today ahead of the race next May. He's currently in Plymouth preparing for the AZAB race which starts on 1st June this year. Ertan (the tall one) is seen here with Neil Dunkley, Race Director, Iain Smith, Assistant Race Director and Vianney Searle, PR & Marketing Executive....

For those wishing to take part in the Triangle Race there is an opportunity to crew onboard yacht Gem, a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40.3! The Triangle Race is a 3 day race, sailing from Plymouth to Falmouth, Falmouth to Fowey and then Fowey to Plymouth.   For more information please contact hannah@rwyc.org....

Due to the various clashes with other events, out of the area, we have decided that this year’s PRW will concentrate on the MOCRA Nationals only. We will therefore not be running any racing for other yachts over that period. With the 2020 celebrations next year, we will have an opportunity to run something along the same lines as had been...

The Cruising Dinner was a great success! With a very interesting talk about Isobel and Bob’s Joce’s cruising in Greece as they came close to a ‘real life’ humanitarian experience! It was a really enjoyable evening, Great talk,  Photo Quiz  and delicious food (and drink) too! This year the prestigious Drake Trophy was awarded to Mo Joce, this trophy is awarded to...

Six teams competed at the weekend for the University Yacht Club Open Match racing event. Strong winds on Saturday meant the first day was cancelled but Sunday saw a fabulous day of sailing with a real mixture of weather conditions! The event was won by club member Ben Dodwell and his team. Well done Ben! Results: 1st: Dan Ellis & Ben Dodwell 2nd:...

Get your local rating - quickly! Following feedback from the Sailors’ Forum, RWYC has decided to adopt VPRS as a replacement for the Port Handicap. This will take effect from the 1884 series and will be used for the Triangle race. Those boats sailing under IRC ratings are not affected, but are encouraged to also seek a VPRS rating enabling them...

We are delighted to be able to announce that we have today received our first lady OSTAR entry! To coincide with International Women's Day, OSTAR veteran Kass Schmitt has entered with her Humphreys designed yacht, ZEST. This is the 8th entry for this iconic race which starts on Sunday May 10th 2020....

80 people attended our Burns Night celebrations on Friday 25th January.   We were treated to a three course feast to include cock-a-leekie soup, haggis and traditional Scottish dessert, cranachan. The haggis was piped in by our piper, Keith Lacey-Nichols and we were entertained by Master of Cermonies, Paul Foran who gave the Ode to the Haggis. Our Vice Commodore, Chris Arscott,...

We have today received our seventh entry for OSTAR 2020! Markus Moser from Switzerland has entered with his Luffe Yacht 45 - LIFGUN. Entrants so far: Peter Bourke - RUBICON - Outbound 44 Mervyn Wheatley - ARETHUSA of YEALM - Bowman 40 Richard Lett - VELOCITY GIRL - Koopmans 32 Krystain Szypka - HALLELUJAH - Delphia 46DS Ertan Beskardes - LAZY OTTER - Rustler 36 Thomas Amory -...