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
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
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
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