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Royal Lymington Yacht Club

The home of yachting, dinghy sailing and motor boating.

Celebrating our Centenary in 2022

Join Us

New members are always welcome.


Join our regular keelboat and dinghy racing in a fantastic sailing area.

Motor Boating

Join regular motorboat cruises and meets with our growing power boat section.

Bar, Restaurant and Sun Terrace

Exquisite dining with stunning views at our popular bar and restaurant.


Join our day sails, weekend meets and longer cruises in the Solent and beyond.

Younger Sailors

Our thriving Junior and Youth section inspires a life-long passion for sailing.


Situated in a stunning riverside location with easy access to the Solent, the historic Royal Lymington Yacht Club is one of the world’s finest yacht clubs; a warm and welcoming home of yachting, dinghy sailing and motor boating. We pride ourselves on our superb clubhouse and facilities, including our popular bar and restaurant (book a table here).

Established a century ago, our club holds an enviable record of success on the water. We run regular dinghy and keelboat racing throughout the season, as well as cruising days, rallies and meets - for motor boats as well as yachts. A prominent RYA affiliated training centre, we provide regular training courses and host a breadth of racing and sailing regattas, championships and events.

Our thriving Junior and Youth section welcomes sailors to join regular year-round training and inspires a life-long passion for sailing. We have a busy social programme for members of all ages, with clubs, activities and lectures taking place throughout the year. Our rooms are available for private hire for meetings, conferences, celebrations and other events.

We welcome new members including experienced sailors and those new to the water. Explore our website to find out more about what we can do for you and what we have going on this season, or scroll down to find out more about our rich history and excellent facilities...

Upcoming Events


December 06, 2022

An Evening with Salcombe Gin

Join Salcombe Distilling Co. for a tutored sampling of thier award-winning spirit collection along with a Charcuterie sharing platter on Saturday 14th January

December 04, 2022

Children's Christmas Party and Grotto 15th December 2022 15:45

Santa will soon be coming down the Lymington River to greet all our Shipmates, Juniors and Members' Grandchildren! The Grotto and Christmas Dinner bookings are now open!

December 04, 2022

Aimee Durnell: Secret Lymington

For our winter lecture on Wednesday 7th December, we're delighted to be welcoming our local author artist Aimee Durnell, who will talk about "Secret Lymington". 

Club News


November 09, 2022

Celebrating The Centenary

Our Centenary Book is now available to purchase from Reception and Online. 

November 01, 2022

Big Time Half Term for our Juniors out on the water

Youth and Junior sailing activities over half term were wide-ranging and well supported.  The mild weather and lively winds contributing to excitement and enjoyment.  Here is a brief rundown, starting with the youngest and working upwards.

October 24, 2022

RLymYC and Sailing Club of the Chesapeake Joint Cruise 7th - 15th July 2023

Our Cruising Division are very pleased to announce their 2023 joint cruise with The Sailing Club of the Chesapeake.  Read on for all the details!

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