Today the RWYC have taken the decision to postpone the MailASail OSTAR TWOSTAR 2020 until next year. The Coronavirus difficulties in each country have made the race impossible to continue with safely. The race will be run instead in 2021. Since this will require compliance to the latest edition of Word Sailing OSRs for Cat 1 yachts, there will be a...

Since November 2019 the RWYC have been working tirelessly to pull the ‘Lonely Rock Race’ together. Thanks to all those volunteers involved, we have come a long way in a very short space of time. It is with great excitement that we can now share some news. We have managed to secure a number of backers, partners and sponsors for the race...

This is the coveted OSTAR trophy, beautifully engraved with so many famous names from the 1st race in 1960, to the winner in 2017. The trophy is awarded to the line honours winner of this totally iconic race. Follow the 2020 race to see who will be next to adorn the magnificent trophy....

The Royal Western Yacht Club of England in Plymouth is excited to announce the RWYC ‘Lonely Rock Race’ 2020. In association with The Royal Victoria Yacht Club, this biennial Race will start from the vicinity of Ryde in the Eastern Solent. The course will leave the Isles of Scilly to Port, round the Fastnet Rock to Port, pass the Isles of...

We think this is a brilliant photo of Club members Robert Fletcher and Roger Irvine manning our safety boat for a recent event, and we would like a fitting caption to accompany it. Suggestions please (clean ones only) to admin@rwyc.org  There will be a prize for the best one....

OSTAR 2020 competitor Tom Amory visited the club last week, seen here at the bar with (l to r) Neil Dunkley, Tom, Committee member Iain Smith, Commodore & Race Director, Chris Arscott. Tom has just completed a transatlantic trip to deliver his boat to Queen Anne's Battery in advance of next year's OSTAR. We were delighted to welcome him to the...