The Coxswain has been working hard over the last few weeks to get the Launch ready for the season. It was lifted back into the water on Thursday and is now operational from the London Landing. Times are on the website and in the Foyer at the Club.
Published 12:40 on 19 Apr 2019
This weekend the Etchells Youth Academy is holding their trials, and their guest on Saturday 30 March is John Caulcutt, who will be speaking about the classic yacht Mariquita, together with photographer Ben Wood. Details of how to book can be found on the poster.
Published 11:48 on 28 Mar 2019
Superb Sunday Lunches are available on most Sundays until next May in the wonderful setting of the Arundel Room with an open fire. Enjoy Chef's succulent traditional Sunday Roasts, with two options to choose from.
Published 11:50 on 18 Jan 2019
Congratulations to our members who were nominated and to the winners on the evening at the British Yachting Awards
Two Royal London Yacht Club members were nominated in the British Yachting Awards 2018. Giles Peckham – Award Category 'Amateur Sailor' and Will Bedford – Award Category 'Young Sailor of the Year'. Our Members joined an elite group by way of their nominations and we are really thrilled for them. Even though they didn't win on the night, the nominations alone were extremely prestigious. ***** Both nominees talked about their sailing.
Published 16:03 on 18 Oct 2018
The official report from ASTO. In between the thick fog and the gale-force winds the Association of Sail Training Organisations (ASTO) managed to fit in its 15th annual Small Ships Race on Saturday. This Cowes based event, on the first Saturday every October, saw 22 sailing vessels crewed by 190 trainees aged between 12 and 24 race West from the Royal Yacht Squadron start line, down to Lymington, and back. Fresh North Westerly winds made
Published 11:20 on 11 Oct 2018
On the weekend of October 6 th /7 th , the British fleet took on their Irish and Dutch counterparts in a series of ferocious sea battles in the waters of Dublin Bay. No empires were at stake here, instead a large amount of pride and a coveted cannonball.The Cannonball Trophy is contested each year between teams from the RLYC, the Royal St. George Yacht Club from Dun Laoghhaire, Dublin and
Published 12:14 on 9 Oct 2018
At the beginning of September RLYC hosted our fourth Younger Members (YM) Weekend. This was terrific success, following a similar format to the previous events. The attendees arrived on the Friday evening, for an informal dinner at the Club. During the day on the Saturday and Sunday some members kindly took the YM and guests out on the water for some fabulous sailing experience. The boats used were "Why Not" with Philippe and Paola Wines,
Published 17:50 on 27 Sep 2018
The RLYC welcomed the Contessa 32 fleet, of six competitors, over the weekend of 15th and 16th September. We were blessed with a decent SW breeze on both days which made setting the races a very pleasant task. Saturday commenced with three laps of a windward leeward course with mile long legs which kept the crews busy, followed after a short break, by a less demanding navigational race to finish in Osborne Bay.
Published 09:45 on 20 Sep 2018
Recently, the Royal London Yacht Club supported a team from our Etchells Youth Academy - consisting of William Bedford, Fraser Woodley, William Birch-Tomlinson and Ella Bennett – at the Etchells North American Championships in Chicago. 8 races across three days of light winds sailing against some of the top Etchells sailors, including the current and several past World Champions, made for an extremely tough event. Highlights of the event included their posting excellent
Published 10:16 on 18 Sep 2018
During the eight races, held in a variety of conditions, three teams led during the regatta. Peter Duncan won the first two races, but Lawrie Smith fought back, and was top of the leaderboard after six races. Going into the last race, Ante Razmilovic was leading by a single point, with all three teams vying for the European title. Click here for full report .
Published 09:09 on 11 Sep 2018