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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


September 07, 2022

Annual Ladies Lunch with Guest Speaker Dame Esther Rantzen DBE

Please join us for this year’s Annual Ladies Lunch on Thursday 6th October, at which Dame Esther Rantzen DBE will share her thoughts on the BBC, ‘That’s Life’, being President of Childline helping 4 million children and young people, the launch of ‘Silver Line’ which played a pivotal role in the lives of so many older people during Covid and, living in the New Forest.  She continues to live by the motto on her coat of arms, “If not now, when?   


August 29, 2022

Winter Lecture Season at RLymYC

Our winter lectures will take place on Wednesday evenings from October to March. A brilliant selection of interesting lectures is scheduled, with after each the opportunity to enjoy supper.

August 23, 2022

Annual Racing Prize Giving 2022

It’s that time of year again and as the season draws to a close, the Club is planning to celebrate with our Annual Prize Giving Dinner on Saturday 1st October from 18:30.

Club News


September 27, 2022

RLymYC Nordic Folkboat International Regatta

From Friday 16th to Thursday 22nd September, the Royal Lymington Yacht Club (RLymYC) hosted the 2022 Nordic Folkboat International Regatta, sponsored by Spencers of the New Forest, Walcon Marine, Yacht Havens, So Resource Management and Folkboats UK.

August 16, 2022

Berthon Restores two Panoramas in celebration of RLymYC’s Centenary

Read all about the recent restoration of our beautiful panoramas by Berthon.  Both are now in pride of place in our River Room and Island Room.

August 16, 2022

Royal Lymington sailors excel at the 29er Nationals

Congratulations to RLymYC's 29er fleet for excellent results at the 2022 Nationals, including Santi Sesto Cosby/Leo Wilkinson National Champions and Ella Lightbody/Felicity Brellisford National Ladies Champions!

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