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    Laying Up Supper

    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

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    Rear Commodore House - Summer Report

    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

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    Squib End of Season Regatta 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

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    RVYC Takes part in Isle of Wight day

    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

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    Cadet Laying Up Supper marks the end of a successful summer sailing season

    Cadets at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club were treated to a very special guest at their annual Laying Up Supper on 23rd September 2016 . Malcolm Page, Australian Double Olympic sailor had been invited to attend the supper by Cadet Captain, Charlie White who had previously sailed with Malcolm winning both the Etchells Gertrude Regatta Cup and the Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy. Following an introduction from the Commodore, the double Olympic champion spoke about his

    Published 12:07 on 25 Sep 2016

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    Merrydown Club Regatta

    The 2016 Royal Victoria Yacht Club Merrydown Regatta took place last weekend (3rd and 4th September). Members and visitors alike enjoyed the club's hospitality and there was much action on the water - not only sailing. Experienced sailors revelled in the fresh breeze with 15 - 20 knots blowing both days. Saturday's breeze was from the South which meant flat water but gusty conditions. Race Office Martin Harrison set multi-lap courses for the dinghies and

    Published 09:57 on 10 Sep 2016

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    Open Day for People with disabilities – 9th July 2016

    With flags fluttering on a blustery day, The Royal Victoria Yacht club in Fishbourne opened its doors on Saturday 9 th July 2016 for its yearly 'Open day for people with disabilities'. We have a long-standing tradition of inviting people with disabilities to enjoy a day at the RVYC. In 1995 Jane Pearson started by inviting a group of people with disabilities to the Club for a ride on some members boats. She ran

    Published 15:15 on 11 Jul 2016

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    SVYC vs RVYC vs RSYC vs BHYC : 21st June 2016

    Sailing at Seaview holds a special place in my yearly calendar. Although the RVYC has probably the best racing area in our area of the Solent it is always a great pleasure to go East of Ryde sands to explore the waters there. Racing the Mermaids at Seaview Yacht Club is a great challenge for everyone who sails out of Fishbourne Creek as the long heavy one designs make timing of any manoeuvre critical

    Published 20:05 on 1 Jul 2016

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    House events June

    RVYC offers not only a vibrant sailing calendar for all ages and experiences but provides a full and fun social programme for those on shore. June 2016 has seen a host of events that have been well supported by club members and visitors alike. The Commodore welcomed fellow Yacht Club Commodores to join him and Club members in the 'Commodores Cocktails evening '. This event saw over 70 members coming together for drinks

    Published 16:12 on 1 Jul 2016

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