Archived News

22/04/2015
 
Looking for somewhere to moor your boat this season? There will be spaces available along the exclusive RTYC Hamble pontoon
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09/03/2015

7 teams gathered for a 0930 briefing to see a stable 15-18kt breeze, gusting 20kts, beaming sunshine, and a fiercely competitive line up.

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11/12/2014

Sign up to participate in a Regional Mark Laying Course, 25th/26th April 2015.

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01/12/2014

8 teams, 28 races, and fun had by all.

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28/11/2014

The 2014 Winter Newsletter has been published on the website and is available to view in the 'News' section or by clicking here.

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28/11/2014

The Eurosaf 2k Team Racing Championship was held on the Alster Lake in the centre of Hamburg from 14-16 November.

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24/11/2014

After 21 years of racing the RBODs for the ‘Aspirin Trophy’, possibly one of the most crucial annual events on the international yachting calendar, in the RBOD class, we finally had a return match on home waters in the RTYC J/80s.

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10/11/2014

The Belvidere Cup, which is invitation match racing open to ex public school teams, was re-run on 8/9th November because the inaugural event in February had to be postponed due to high winds.

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30/10/2014

At the AGM on Wednesday 29th October 2014, the following members were elected as officers and committee members of the Club:

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28/10/2014
Please click here to view the Autum Excuse Report.
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23/10/2014

The third match of the fourth series of the British American Cup kicked off today, run by the Royal Thames Yacht Club at Queen Mary Sailing Club.

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15/10/2014

Grand Soleil 56 available for racing charter in the Caribbean. Please click here to view a flyer with further details. Corby 29 available on the Solent (for all Solent events.)

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14/10/2014

Yacht Mariquita wins the Big Boat class at the Regates Royales in Cannes to secure the Big Boat Panerai series for 2014.

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08/10/2014

68 members & their guests attended the Race Night on 7th October, which was in support of the Royal Thames Charitable Trust.

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01/10/2014

Olympic hopefuls, Lucy Macgregor and Andrew Walsh, offer us their latest news.

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29/09/2014

Charlie Esse - 1st Corinthian Crew and 4th overall.

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26/09/2014

The Esse family continue their run of excellent results now lying 5th overall and remain both the top British team and the leading Corinthian team as all 4 boats ahead of them are being sailed by professional sailors.

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25/09/2014

Members will be very saddened to learn of the recent death of Julian Hooper, who passed away on 17th September 2014, aged 80 years.

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22/09/2014

Record breaking sailing.

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16/09/2014

New items of clothing from Musto and Slam are available for members to order.

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13/09/2014

Brilliant racing in fantastic conditions was the order of the every day in Tuscany for the Cala Galera 2K event from the 5-7th September 2014.

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10/09/2014

Porto Cervo really did save the best until last - just when we thought it couldn't get any better! Saturday, the final day of racing, saw 18-20 knots of breeze, presenting the sailing conditions that Highland Fling was really built for!

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08/09/2014

The penultimate day of racing was hanging in the balance due to lack of wind resulting in a postponement. However, a breeze was forecast to come in at around 1pm which proved correct.

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04/09/2014

Our third day of racing was characterised by a shifty northerly breeze of around 10 knots. Again, the Wallys, J Class, Maxi and Super maxi classes were set a long coastal course through the Maddelena archipelago.

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03/09/2014

With slightly lighter winds forecast, our day started with a reshuffle of sails between the boat and the dock to ensure we were fully set up for the day's conditions.

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01/09/2014

Three younger members from the RTYC, Emily Parker, William Jackson and James Jaffa, were given the opportunity to join Lord Laidlaw and his professional crew onboard the RP 82 Highland Fling XI for the Rolex Maxi World Cup.

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19/08/2014

In classic Cowes conditions, perfect breeze, warm sunshine in a clear blue sky, the Royal Thames veterans Russell Peters and Marshall King sailing as Team Peters showed brilliant form by winning the very first 2k event to be run at the Royal Yacht Squadron.

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14/08/2014

Watch the action from the Etchells Invitational-Gertrude Cup.

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13/08/2014

Another successful Cowes Week has passed, with a fantastic week of racing.

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13/08/2014

6 Stars competed in the 2014 edition of the Fine Art Sails Regatta, which was held in the premier sailing location in front of the Green in Cowes, during Cowes Week.

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12/08/2014

The Storm Trysail Club (STC) based in the USA is organizing a transatlantic charter of the Tall Ship STAD AMSTERDAM  for the Trans Atlantic Race 2015 and subsequent participation in the RYS bi-centenary celebrations in Cowes next year. 

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07/08/2014

Photographs from the Cowes Week Cocktail Party are now available in our Image Gallery. To view them please click here.

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31/07/2014

The event’s final day delivered more stunning, high adrenaline and incredibly close racing, with the three leading boats all in contention for the 140-year-old Gertrude Cup at the start of the final race.

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30/07/2014

After another stunning day with bright sun and a solid south-south westerly afternoon sea breeze, the top of the leaderboard could hardly be closer.

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27/07/2014

The opening day of the inaugural Etchells Invitational Cup delivered plenty of sun, but variable winds that tested the 20 teams from 11 countries that are gathered in Cowes.

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27/07/2014

The second day of the inaugural Etchells Invitational Cup in Cowes delivered four tight races in sparkling conditions, with a 10-knot north westerly breeze.

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09/07/2014

Variable conditions in Costa Smeralda make team racing particularly challenging.

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09/07/2014

Please click here to view a flyer containing 2014 reciprocal information for Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club.

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08/07/2014

A significant RTYC representation across some of the leading boats at the Spetses Classic Regatta 2014. 

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04/07/2014

RTYC team dominating the Costa Smeralda Team Racing Challenge.

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01/07/2014

Fair seas and sunny skies for the 2014 edition of the Cumberland Regatta.

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26/06/2014

Mariquita takes first place in the big boat section of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge at Argentario Sailing Week.

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23/06/2014

RTYC Round the Island club entry team finish 3rd.

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17/06/2014

RTYC will be at Gallipoli from 2nd - 16th June 2015.

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16/06/2014

Three-way International Two Boat Team Racing Regatta- Royal Yacht Squadron; Royal Thames Yacht Club; Real Club Maritimo de Santander, organised by the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes IoW
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09/06/2014

Thunderstorms and rain were forecast for the Saturdays Racing, luckily they were all over by 9 AM , so the 12 crews and race officials enjoyed 2 days of Solent in the Sunshine.

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30/05/2014

Corby 29 available for charters in the Solent from June onwards.

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28/05/2014

Members are advised that representations regarding the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Farm are to be submitted to the Planning Inspectorate by 23rd June 2014. 

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28/05/2014

RTYC Blue claimed the highest placed team outside of knockouts, and RTYC Red won the under 21 trophy
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21/05/2014

Olympic hopefuls - Ben Saxton and Hannah Diamond - offer us the latest news in their campaign.

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20/05/2014

The forecast was true to its word, and the sun shone down on Burnham-on-Crouch in all its glory.

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14/05/2014

Royal Thames finish second in the IOD class at the Bermuda International Invitational Regatta.

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08/05/2014

Great Britain claimed top spot on 5th May in Race 11 of the world's longest ocean race - The PSP Logistics Panama 100 Cup from San Francisco to Panama, following another tense final few days tussle with Henri Lloyd.

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07/05/2014

The One Button Dinner last night was a great success, with 27 past Flag Officers attending.

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06/05/2014

The final day of racing for one of the oldest trophies in the RTYC collection, proved to be another testing day for competitors and Race Officials.

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04/05/2014

RTYC and YCCS joint overnight leaders.

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02/05/2014

Champagne sailing, 20 races, and a close fought battle between Costa Smeralda and RTYC.

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30/04/2014

Wednesday April 23rd dawned fresh and fair, but few of the Thames members assembling at the Berkshire Golf Club were evincing either of these qualities; to start playing golf at 0915 in the southeast of England necessitates an early start and the negotiation of a great deal of congestion.

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30/04/2014

11 members’ yachts were booked in for the annual Spring Excuse to compete for the prestigious Festival of Britain Cup, which began with an informal supper on the upper deck of the Island Sailing Club.

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23/04/2014

The Younger Members’ Masquerade Ball on Friday 4th April was a great success, with younger members and their guests dining and dancing into the early hours to music by The Zoots.

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17/04/2014

Please click here to view the revised Launch procedures for 2014.

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14/04/2014

The new Alpari sponsored World Match Racing Team were filmed at Queen Mary on our J/80s featuring an amazing magic trick by Magician Troy.

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10/04/2014

7 teams, including women and 'oldies', F5 gusts, and lots of racing.

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01/04/2014

6 teams, 8 races, 19 degrees and sunshine...

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31/03/2014

8 teams who qualified in the two heats gathered on Sunday to compete in the final of the Mum’s Bucket Random pairs team racing.
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24/03/2014

RTYC Red, made up of Academy sailors, were placed 4th at this weekend’s UK National Team Racing Championships.

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24/03/2014

In a brisk 15-20 knot wind Jenny Woods (PRO) set us 4 round robins and each team sailed 8 races.

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21/03/2014

PNBPT are creating a Boatbuilding & Heritage Skills Training Centre at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

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10/03/2014

The RTYC were joint runners up (out of 25 yacht clubs) at Gstaad YC Ski Yachting Regatta, 7th - 8th March 2014.

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10/03/2014

Saturday 8th March saw 6 teams experiencing sunshine, blue skies and 12kts of breeze for the 2nd qualifier of the Mum's Bucket.

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21/02/2014

A cool and windy day saw 34 Younger Members take to Queen Mary reservoir on Saturday 1st February for the opening YM sailing day of 2014.

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19/02/2014

The Royal Thames Blue team featuring RTYC Academy sailors reached the final of the 2014 Cam Cup team racing event held at Grafham Water Sailing club. They were narrowly beaten 2-1 by a team from Itchenor Sailing Club in a closely fought final.

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06/02/2014

Vice Commodore Michael Gardner is pleased to announce that the General Committee has approved the appointment of Peter Bainbridge to be a Trustee of the Club. 

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22/01/2014

A magnificent yachting trophy has been sold back to the Club after a period of over 175 years.

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21/01/2014

A great weekend of team racing, culminating in a solid first position for RTYC.

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