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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.

Mosimann’s Bar and Restaurant

Exquisite dining with stunning views at our Mosimann’s 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 managed by the world-renowned Mosimann’s dining club (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


July 23, 2021

Yoga Classes back at the Club on Fridays

Yoga classes are set to come back to the club from Friday 30th July 2021. All levels are very welcome to join. Mixed and men's classes both on Friday mornings.

June 18, 2021

Youth Week 2021: 23rd - 27th August ENTER NOW!

Youth Week is our much-anticipated annual youth regatta open to all Wednesday Junior Sailors and Youth Sailors alike. Sponsored by Walhampton, online entry is open!

June 01, 2021

RYA First Aid Training Courses

RYA First Aid is an essential course for those out on the water providing support. We have two more courses to book onto on 21st & 22nd August  - book now to avoid disappointment.

Club News


July 22, 2021

Shipmates' camping adventure weekend at Newtown Creek

Our Shipmates' first camping weekend  to Newtown Creek on 10th & 11th July was a huge success and much fun had by all the family. Read the tales from thier adventure here!

July 22, 2021

Club Racing Success - Round the Island Race 2021

Congratulations to our Club Members for thier fantastic results in this year's Round the Island Race. See our winners by clicking the link!

July 22, 2021

The Origins of the Club's Starting Platform

Have you ever crossed the start line at the Platform or just sailed by, leaving or returning to the river, and wondered what and when were its origins?  The Club’s Historian pondered these notions but could find no-one who had any recollection of them, so started some digging of his own.

Read on here to find the full story and the research that went as far as the UK Hydrographic Office, with some definitive evidence of the Platform’s origin.


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