Welcome

Royal Ulster Yacht Club was established in 1866 and boasts an enviable location on an elevated site overlooking Bangor Bay with views to the Co Antrim shore and north and east to the Mull of Kintyre, Arran and Ailsa Craig.

With relatively sheltered waters RUYC runs a full programme of racing each year from Easter right through to October and there are several Cruises in Company to destinations in Ireland and Scotland.

Throughout the year we organise a variety of Social Functions from Club Night Talks to Scottish Dancing, from RYA Training Courses to Festive Dinners and Dances.

The Club welcomes visitors from all round the world including visiting yachtsmen and women moored in the nearby Quay Marinas Bangor Marina.

Regatta Day Information

22/6/2017

Full information for the Sail Past and Sailing Instuctions for the Templeton Robinson Regatta Day are on the Sailing Events Pages of our web site.  Click Here

 

TCK @RUYC - Menus

13/6/2017

TCK - Tom Corran's Kitchen  @RUYC

The Bistro and Dinner menus are now on the Dining pages of the web site.  Bistro is available at lunchtime and early evening but the Chef will endeavour to be flexible in meeting individual wishes.

For Menus - Click Here but remember to keep an eye out on our social media outlets for Dailiy Specials.

Further Amendment: Round the Lough Races

13/6/2017

Amendment to Sailing Instructions for Round the Lough Races 4-6

In amendment of Sailing Instruction 5.2

The Scheduled time of the First Warning Signal will be 13.25

In amendment of Saling Instruction 14

The time limit for all races is 16.30

Round the Lough Race Series 2017

4/5/2017

RUYC are running a seeries of Round the Lough Races in May, June and August.

Yoga Classes

5/4/2017

Proposed Yoga Classes at Royal Ulster Yacht Club

We are exploring the possibility of holding yoga classes at Royal Ulster Yacht Club.  We are considering holding the classes on Monday evenings. The classes are open to all members. Please complete this questionnaire and we shall keep you updated accordingly.

Cruising Association of Ireland Visit to Bangor

22/6/2017

The Cruising Association of Ireland is visitng Belfast Lough in July and will be welcomed to RUYC as part of their trip.

Lipton Cup Update

13/6/2017

Congratulations to the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron on retaining the Sir Thomas Lipton Memorial Cup in Bermuda.  Good luck and great racing for the final challenge from all at RUYC.

Club Racing - Early Series - Race 9 of 9

29/6/2017 19:00 - 21:30
RUYC Start Line

Club Racing for Classes listed in the RUYC Sailing Programme 2017

The Early Series consists of 9 races

The Early Series Prize Giving will be held at RUYC as soon as possible after racing on the night.

Regatta Day Sail Past 2017

1/7/2017 12:00 - 13:00
RUYC

Following on from last year's 150th Aniversary Sail Past on Regatta Day there will be another Sail Past on 1st July, the date of the Templeton Robinson Annual Regatta at RUYC.

Templeton Robinson Regatta 2017

1/7/2017 13:00 - 23:00
RUYC

RUYC are delighted to have the continuing support of Templeton Robinson for our Annual Regatta.  We welcome all visiting sailors to visit the Club after racing for refreshments.

Instuctions for the Sail Past on Regatta Day can be found on the Sail Past page of the web site: Click Here

Templeton Robinson Regatta Night Social

1/7/2017 18:30 - 23:00
RUYC

Early evening BBQ 18.30 to 20.30

Evening music from 19.30 to 22.30

Smart casual dress

Come along and enjoy a fun day

12th July Family Day

12/7/2017 15:00 - 22:00
RUYC Lawn

12th July Family games day plus...

Music on lawn by The Ruth Jennings Trio 15.30 to 18.30

BBQ 17.00 to 19.30 £10pp

RUYC Dining

Royal Ulster Yacht Club offers one of the best venues in Northern Ireland for formal and casual dining experiences with unrivalled setting and views over Belfast Lough.

RUYC Shop

Club Merchandice

The Clubs Range of Clothing is available to view online, please call in to the clubhouse to order.

Cruising Association of Ireland Visit

3/7/2017 12:00 - 5/7/2017 12:00
RUYC and Bangor

Over the first week in July a fleet of 13 boats from the Cruising Association of Ireland will visit Belfast Lough. They will be in Bangor from Monday 3rd till the morning of Wednesday 5th when they will head to Belfast. Cruising Convenor David Meeke and Betty Armstrong have put together some events for the crews.

Todd Navigation Ailsa Craig Race 2017

26/6/2017

The Todd Navigation Ailsa Craig Race started from RUYC line on Friday and finished early on Saturday morning off Portpatrick.

Belfast Lough Quarter Ton Class Super Series

10/6/2017

What a fabulous three races we had today at RUYC for the first in the Belfast Lough Quarter Ton Class Super Series. 

'Swagman' - Summer Cruise 2017

5/6/2017

To read Swagman's cruising log here

Strangford Lough August 2015

31/8/2015

RUYC and ICC Cruise in Company 28th - 31st AUGUST 2015.

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