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Royal Lymington Yacht Club

The home of yachting, dinghy sailing and motor boating.

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


April 01, 2024

Thursday Night Racing is Back

Get ready to set sail into the exhilarating world of Thursday Night Racing, proudly sponsored by Spencers Coastal! It's that time again to gear up for the ultimate weekly showdown on the western Solent.

April 01, 2024

Vita Heathcote's Olympic Briefing & Fundraising Supper

Club Member Vita Heathcote has been selected to represent Great Britain in the 470 class at this summer’s Olympics. Join her on this informal family evening as she takes you along her Olympics journey.

February 27, 2024

Roy Clare: From PS Comet to USV Maxlimer - engineering and technology on the move at sea

The next Winter Motorboat Lecture is on Thursday 14th March and we are delighted to be welcoming Roy Clare to present his talk 'From PS Comet to USV Maxlimer - engineering and technology on the move at sea'.

Club News


July 09, 2024

Christiane Admiraal heads to the Olympic Games 2024

Many congratulations to Christiane Admiraal on her appointment to lead the secretariat for the International Technical Officials for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games to be held in Marseille this coming July-August. Click the link to read more

July 02, 2024

Royal Lymington Yacht Club - General Manager Appointment

Vice Commodore John Tudor is very pleased to advise that at our General Committee last week, the GC appointed Kirsty Husband as General Manager. Read more by clicking the link above.

July 02, 2024

Tom Newsom - Clipper Round the World Race

Club Member Tom Newsom has just started the final leg of the Clipper Round the World Race. He is First Mate (AQP) on ‘Our Isles and Oceans” one of the eleven Clipper boats taking part in the race.

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