Wednesday 23rd November Hinkley - A bright future or a white elephant? Presented by Colin Palmer Happy hour at the bar 6-7 p.m. Pie Night at £7.50 per head will be provided beforehand from 6.00 p.m. (Booking essential with the Restaurant if you require supper:
Published 14:24 on 20 Nov 2016
Frostbite 3- Cruiser 4 On a beautiful sunny Autumn day with a keen N-NW wind blowing between 10-15 knots, 32 sailors engaged in a full morning of sailing. It was a 10am start, meaning the volunteered safety crew and box team were up early, busy organizing marks and generally dodging Squibs trying to launch before racing. 5 cruisers were off first and, as with the previous week,
Published 14:05 on 20 Nov 2016
Quiz nights are back! Our first quiz for the winter season will be on Saturday 19th November starting at 7.30pm. Teams of up to six people, £1 per team member Why not come down for a curry before the quiz? £8 Adult £4 Child. (Booking essential with the Restaurant if you require supper: 01983-884930)
Published 19:10 on 16 Nov 2016
Come and join us for a night of bonfire fun. Bring your family, friends and guys! Sparklers and glow sticks on sale. Hot dogs, burgers and lots more. Bonfire lit at 18.30, fireworks at 19.00 Tickets at the door: £6 for adults, £4 for cadets Under 4's free
Published 16:45 on 1 Nov 2016
Please note the club is now on Winter opening hours, please see the opening hours page under the club tab.
Published 18:13 on 30 Oct 2016
BARREL RACE 23 October 2016. 20 boats were tempted to have a go at the Barrel Race, only 12 boats completed it due the challenging conditions. First to start was the Cruiser fleet, a clean start by Selah (a Parker 27 complete with a wind generator, tea pot and a full set of floral cushions), with Kev and Marney Gibson and a secret weapon called Hilary on board - this ensured they gave
Published 20:34 on 25 Oct 2016
May we draw your attention to the Club's annual 'Laying Up Supper', being held on Saturday October 29 th . It is all set to be an excellent evening, with anecdotes from our guest speaker, the Reverend Poppe, sailing vicar of Cowes, and honorary chaplain to the Royal Yacht Squadron. In addition, the Dance Party All-Stars band will be encouraging you on to the dance floor, after dinner. So please, why not
Published 00:00 on 24 Oct 2016
As the sun shone and the days became longer, The House Committee ensured that the sailing energy, enthusiasm and fun continued off the water. The social season started with the Fitting Out Supper in March; the Commodore's Cocktail Party in May; Celebrations to mark the Queens 90 th birthday and a Magical Summer Ball in June and finished with the family and club fun of the Merry down Regatta in early September.
Published 17:58 on 23 Oct 2016
On Saturday the 15th October eight of the RVYC Squib fleet took to the water to compete in the Squib End of Season Regatta 2016. Three races were to take place with all of them counting towards the final score meaning consistency was needed for success. As the competitors arrived the wind was looking extremely light. The Race Officer for the day, Chris Gear, implemented a short postponement to allow for the wind to build
Published 09:14 on 20 Oct 2016
RVYC Members took part in the first Isle of Wight day relay to take the flag from Yarmouth to Bembridge. The section from Osborne to Fishbourne was completed on Nigel Talbots Trimaran, Nitric. Assisted by crew Harry, Charlie & Tom White, who also took a Laser, Richard Rae and Chris Rickman. To see the flags full journey click on the following link which has been supplied by Mike Samuelson from Bembridge Sailing Club.
Published 12:23 on 25 Sep 2016