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Welcome to the Royal Victoria Yacht Club
We have an extensive range of on the water activities throughout the year. Some are regular events and others happen annually. From our very active Cadet section, Saturday Open Sailing, Adult Training Evenings, a wide range of RYA Training Courses, extensive Racing and Social Programme, Cruiser and Powerboat groups, we are sure you will find something to help get you on the water.
The highlight of Cadet week 2017 ended with the Creek race at 2pm on Sunday 13th August 2017. Race officers Keith Evans and Racheal Leal set 2 courses - with experienced helms and novice helms all eager to put into practice what they had learnt over he last 5 days ! Over 13 lasers & squibs bobbed around in a no wind situation which lead to a 30 minute postponement for the first start .
Published 11:34am on 16 Aug 2017
Cowes Week Squib Report 2017 A fantastic fleet of 26 Squibs competed in Cowes Week this year - and 17 of these had RVYC members onboard. An excellent week with varied conditions challenged both the sailors and their boats. The week started with no wind and a lot of rain, leaving two-thirds of the fleet stranded. Big thanks to the frontrunners for giving up their beers to rescue
Published 1:18pm on 14 Aug 2017
Four RVYC cadets and their shore crew travelled to Oxford Sailing Club on Saturday 5 August to take part in the Area Finals of the RYA Honda Youth RIB Championship. At times, conditions at the Oxford club were more akin to the North Atlantic than a reservoir but our young representatives did well against stiff opposition from Lymington, Warsash and the home club. In the 13 -16 age group Aidan Hinchcliffe finished
Published 4:22pm on 7 Aug 2017
Baker Rises To The Top Icarus sailed by Phil Russell and Andy Stone decided from the start that they were going to cut it fine – their start with the Squib fleet was whisker from being over the line, and ensured they were briefly in first place. However Aquabat (Steve Warren-Smith) reeled him in quickly to get round the windward mark first and Kestrel (David Longford and Angie White) had intentions of
Published 10:21am on 24 Jul 2017