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.

Notice to Mariners affecting Round the Lough Race

23/5/2018

Please read this Notice to Mariners as it may affect anyone entered in the Round the Lough Race this Saturday or even if you are just heading out for a sail round the bay.

Also available on RUYC and Bangor Marina's Facebook pages.

 

Snippets from Club History

4/4/2018

A few snippets gleaned from Ed Wheeler's Pictorial History of the Club.  This one from 1988.

Coastguard Channels Changed

6/3/2018

From Wednesday 6 September 2017 the Coastguard will no longer broadcast on VHF 23, 84 and 86. It will instead use VHF 62, 63 and 64. The use of VHF Channel 10 for MSI and pollution control (back up) is unchanged.

There is more information on the changes on the RYA web site: Click Here

Bangor Town Regatta - Entry Now Open

21/2/2018

For up to date information, event documentation and entry list - Click Here

2018 Sailing Programme Published

3/1/2018

The Draft 2018 Sailing Programme is available to download from our Sailing Page.  There have been some chanages since the printed version was published so please check on-line

Click Here forProgramme

More events and detail will be added once confirmed

Snooker Competitions - Entry Now Open

1/9/2017

Snooker Competitions 2017/18 entry details - click here

Todd Navigation Glenarm Race

15/5/2018

Results are now posted to Results Central for the Todd Navigation Glenarm Race

Click Here

Committee Dinner - 50 year Membership

26/3/2018

The Annual Committee Dinner was held last Saturday; it is an opportunity for the Flag Officers and fellow committee and sub-committee members to celebrate 50 years of membership of some members and also to acknowledge the hard work of those retiring from Officer posts and General Committee

Free Try Sailing with Push the Boat Out - Session 2 (Completed)

23/5/2018 18:30
Bangor Marina and RUYC

Are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, Royal Ulster Yacht Club in Bangor is inviting you and your family to come and try sailing for free on Wednesdays 16th & 23rd May. 

Points Racing - Early Series - Race 4

24/5/2018 19:00
RUYC

Early Series Points Racing - 8 races in the series

Competitors are invited to enjoy some post-race banter back at RUYC

Round the Lough Races - Keel Boat Classes Race 2

26/5/2018 13:30
RUYC Start Line

Round the Lough Races for all keel boat classes

Competitors are invited back to RUYC after racing

Join RUYC

So you want to introduce a New Member? - Fantastic!

For more information on the membership application process and a downloadable application form Click Here

Summer Barbecue

12/7/2018 12:30 - 22:00
RUYC

Summer Barbecue

Music by Brazil 2 - 2.30 - 5.30

More details to follow

Jazz Sunday

26/8/2018 14:30 - 17:30
RUYC

Jazz at the Club for a lazy summer afternoon

Halloween Party

27/10/2018 16:00
RUYC

More details of entertainment and catering to follow.

RUYC Dining

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.

Cruise in Company (to be confirmed)

27/7/2018
Bangor to destination

Cruise in Company

Destination port to be confirmed along with expected departure of Friday 27th July and route details for the cruise.

Burns Night - Terrific!

1/2/2018

A great Burns Night at the Club - read on for more details

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.

Cruising Muster May 2018

9/5/2018

A summary of the recent Belfast Lough Cruising Muster.

'Swagman' - Summer Cruise 2017

5/6/2017

To read Swagman's cruising log here

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Website Update

RUYC Website

We invite you to explore and hope you enjoy visiting our website.

If you have any comments or additions, please email our website administrator, Fiona Hicks.