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 -...

Today was the Second club Thursday walk,-  14 people and 3 well behaved dogs attended.  The weather was good, although cold it was sunny and dry,  and the views glorious, we walked approx 4 miles past Vixen Tor, Pew Tor and made our way back to the car park at the top of Peak Hill. We then drove to the...

Mervyn Wheatley has confirmed his entry for the 60th anniversary edition of the Original Singlehanded Transatlantic Race (OSTAR) departing Plymouth for Newport, Rhode Island, on the 10th May, 2020. This race celebrates the anniversary of the first OSTAR sailed in 1960, a race conceived by Cockleshell hero Blondie Hasler and run by the Royal Western Yacht Club of England (RWYC),...

It's been a brilliant summer with great racing results for some Royal Western members. The RWYC triumphed at the Trebeurden Race. Club member Dan Flanagan with his Mumm 36 Sunburst, and member Adam Littlejohn with his Jeanneau 36.2 Flying Colours, came top in the IRC and PHN classes. Member Andrew Sinclair won the RORC Commodore's Cup as part of the Celtic Team...

  Every 2 years, this great race revived by Yacht Club Classique, brings together an exceptional fleet of classic yachts to race across the Channel and along the Atlantic coast of France. The first race in 2012 was a great success with 18 boats entered, and that success has continued with the 2014 and 2016 editions with 45 boats entered in...