The 2017 Rooster Southern Optimist Travellers Series started this year in Burghfield on 25 March and will travel to various clubs around the south throughout the summer. The Royal Victoria Yacht Club is delighted that one weekend of the series will be hosted by our club in Fishbourne on 22 and 23 April. RVYC is the only Island club hosting this series this year.
Published 13:58 on 5 Apr 2017
The first race of the season started with a windy easterly breeze and a simple triangle sausage course.
Published 10:40 on 30 Mar 2017
The Winter dinghy regatta at Royal Victoria was a gentle start to the season with a force 1-2 blowing at the 11am start time on Sunday 12th March 2017. Visit the Sailing / Winter dinghy regatta page for the full report
Published 19:32 on 16 Mar 2017
Fitting Out Supper - tickets now available, for booking form click title above.
Published 14:29 on 1 Mar 2017
2017 Annual General Meeting The 2017 Annual General meeting at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club took place on Thursday 26th January at the Clubhouse in Fishbourne Lane. Over 80 members including past Commodores and Flag Officers attended the proceedings to approve the minutes of the AGM held on 30th January 2016, receive the report of the Commodore, receive and adopt the financial report and accounts for the year ending September 30 th
Published 13:38 on 8 Feb 2017
The Royal Victoria Yacht Club held its annual prize giving for the 2016 sailing season on Sunday 18 th December 2016. A packed room of Squib, Cruisers , Cadets , Scows and Optimist sailors and their families welcomed Mark Persad, Head of Marketing from Wightlink who awarded the Wightlink series trophies for individual races held at the club during July 2016. Wightlink Series winners: Slow Handicap in his Optimist
Published 14:36 on 30 Dec 2016
The finals of this year's Bembridge Illusion Inter Club Team Racing went to the wire with the BSC team of Bruce Huber & James Meaning beating the RVYC team of Mark & Jo Downer by the narrowest of margins in the best of five race finals raced over the weekend in Bembridge Harbour. Although a number of last minute changes had to be made to the Race Management and Umpire team due to ill
Published 15:39 on 5 Dec 2016
Wednesday 7th December The Royal George Presented by Roger Whitby-Smith 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: 01983-884930) The talk commences at 8.00 p.m.
Published 20:00 on 30 Nov 2016
Near perfect conditions greeted the healthy fleet of 24 boats that turned out for the fifth race in the series last Sunday, with a NE breeze blowing a steady force 4 all morning. The cruiser fleets were first away, and again it was Hilary Martin's Seal Lesa that got the best start, only a rubbing strip shy of the line as the gun went. Over a 9-mile course it was always going to be line
Published 14:50 on 29 Nov 2016
Wednesday 30th November Curiosities of the Isle of Wight Presented by Mark Luis Earp 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: 01983-884930) The talk commences at
Published 10:38 on 24 Nov 2016