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September 18, 2021

View Royal Lymington Yacht Club from the air

Take a look at Royal Lymington Yacht Club, Lymington River and Lymington from the air! Many thanks to Matthew Gorvett for sharing this excellent drone footage.

September 18, 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.

 

September 18, 2021

A Tale of Two Murals by Club Historian Graham Clarke

It often happens that one sees something everyday and one doesn’t notice it.  That could be said of the two fine panoramas painted and given to the Club by former Members. Read on to find out more about these fascinating pieces of local artwork and the second one, currently not on public view.
 

September 13, 2021

Vince's Quiz Nights

Quiz brains ready..! You can now book onto the first of Vince's Winter Quizzes held on Thursday 7th October at 18:00!  See how it all works and the menu by clicking the link.

September 13, 2021

Winter Lecture Season Starts Wednesday 6th October

Our Lecture Season is soon to begin on Wednesday 6th October at 18:30.  Our first speaker is Member Peter Bruce on The Solent Hazards.  For all the information on the lectures coming up and how things will run this season, please click the link!

September 13, 2021

Annual Ladies Lunch with Guest Speaker Lionel de Rothschild from Exbury Gardens

The Club is hosting our Annual Ladies Lunch on Wednesday 13th October with Guest Speaker Lionel de Rothschild from Exbury Gardens. We would like to extend the warmest of welcomes to all our members, particularly our newest members who have had little chance over the last year to enjoy  the Club and all it has to offer- afloat and ashore. 
 

September 09, 2021

Cruising Forum and Informal Cruising Supper

On the evening of the Engine Maintenance and Safety Morning, 9 October 2021, the Cruising Division is offering two more opportunities for cruisers to meet other cruisers, reflect on what they have achieved in the past year, enjoy an excellent supper, and take part in planning future events.  Click the link for all the information

September 08, 2021

Engine Maintenance and Safety Morning Saturday 9th October 10:00

Safety and a well-maintained boat will be at the top of the agenda for all who take to the water, whether it be sailing or motorboating. This event is designed to offer some essential advice to help equip you against some emergencies. This event is open to all members. New members are particularly welcome. No pre-booking or ticket is required. Click the link for more info

August 30, 2021

Club Photographer Paul French

Paul can generally be found shooting from the Committee Boat or occasionally a RIB or, if he is lucky, a Motor Launch. After each race he selects and edits the pictures saving them to his archive.  Following many requests Paul is opening up his collection for the Membership to purchase for a small fee.  Latest images are from YOUTH WEEK 2021!!! Click for all the info.
 

August 26, 2021

An update from Mosimann's Executive Head Chef Nick Hebditch

See the latest news from Mosimann's here including our new menu, opening hours and new staff. Click the link for more!

August 26, 2021

Bridge Classes coming soon!

Bridge Teacher Philippa Bateman is coming back to the Club to teach our Bridge enthusiasts! Refreshers and beginners courses start on Monday 4th October for 10 weeks.  Click for more info

August 25, 2021

Annual Racing Prize Giving

It’s that time of year where the sailing season draws to a close and the Club is planning to celebrate with our Annual Prize Giving Supper on Saturday 2nd October. Click for all the details.

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