The Royal Western Yacht Club is pleased to announce the new start date of 9th May 2021 for the MailASail OSTAR and TWOSTAR race. The next edition is set to be the 16th OSTAR and 7th Edition of the TWOSTAR race. With 8 months to go, the Royal Western Yacht Club would like to formally invite all past competitors and as...

Based on a strong weather pattern showing a cold front expected on Wednesday following the merging of two low systems Southwest of Ireland and a low pressure of 973mb by Thursday 1200UTC, with a potential average wind of 35-40 knots and 4-5m seas, the decision has been made to shorten the course. The turn will now be Wolf Rock, which...

Our Autumn Series starts on Sunday 6th September, with classes for IRC, NHC and VPRS. Follow the link here for more information https://rwyc.org/autumn-series/...

The Royal Western Yacht Club is very pleased to announce the new closing date, now extended to Friday 24th July. We are also pleased to announce the extended qualification date of the 7th August. In light of continuing COVID 19 adaptions, The RWYC is still working to keep the Lonely Rock Race very much alive. This announcement and change to the...

The RWYC is very pleased to announce our partnership with The Magenta Project. Chris Arscott went on, “The RWYC are also very pleased to be partnering with The Magenta Project. We believe in equality; The Magenta Project is at the very core of where we should all aspire to. We would like to see more women in key roles, not just...

July 2020 - Medallia, Inc. (NYSE: MDLA), the global leader in experience management, today announced its sponsorship of British professional sailor Pip Hare in her attempt to sail single-handed, non-stop around the world as a competitor in the 2020-2021 Vendée Globe. Hare will be the skipper of Medallia, a 60ft IMOCA class boat which launches today from its base...

We are delighted to inform members that our club has now re-opened. Initially the club will be open for the following times and we are hoping to extend our offering as the weeks progress and will publish details as this happens: Tuesday: 0900 - 1700 Wednesday: 0900 – 2200 Thursday: 0900 - 1700 Friday: 0900 - 2200 Saturday: 1200 - 1600 Sunday: 1200 – 1600 PLEASE NOTE:...

Today (Thursday 11th June 2020) we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the start of the first OSTAR race from Plymouth in 1960. To learn more on the history of this historic Transatlantic Yacht race follow the links or watch the video below. History of the OSTAR race Relive the first OSTAR race ...

Entry closing date extended to 24th July, qualifying by 7th August. The Royal Western Yacht Club is very pleased to announce the new closing date, now extended to Friday 24th July. We are also pleased to announce the extended qualification date of the 7th August. In light of continuing COVID 19 adaptions, The RWYC is still working to keep the Lonely Rock...