Tel: 01590 672677

Royal Lymington Yacht Club

The home of yachting, dinghy sailing and motor boating.

Join Us

New members are always welcome.

Celebrating our Centenary in 2022


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


May 21, 2022

Lymington Optimist Open

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May we look forward to welcoming sailors and their families to our Lymington Optimist Open sponsored by Berthon. Find here important event information.

May 03, 2022

Club History Coffee Mornings

Monthly coffee mornings will be starting on Wednesday 22nd June frrom 11:00 at the Club.  A fabulous opportunity to meet informally and reminisce about friends and days of old.

May 03, 2022

BBQ Party with the Goodfoot Band LIVE

Our XOD Fleet invite all RLymYC Members to join them in celebrating their Centenary XOD Week on Saturday 4th June for a BBQ and party with the Goodfoot Band!  Booking is open now!

Club News


May 19, 2022

Learn to sail and improve your boating skills at our RYA Training Centre

Sailing is a fun and invigorating sport that offers many rewards, learn how to sail or improve your skills at our RYA Training Centre, including courses for 8-18 year olds in school holidays.

May 11, 2022

A delightful day of classic boats and vintage vehicles!

On Saturday 7th May we welcomed over 800 people to our Vintage and Classics Exhibition at the Club, where we showcased 100 years of vintage boats and classic cars and motorcycles.

May 09, 2022

RLymYC ILCA at the Eric Twiname Championships 2022

The May Day Bank Holiday weekend saw the first Eric Twiname Championships take place since the pandemic, with members of our Youth ILCA Fleet travelling to Rutland SC for the event.

Follow Us