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.

Club Office


The Club Office will be closed until 5th December.

Annual General Meeting 2022


The AGM will be held on Saturday 26th November 5.30pm - Formal Notice to follow

Dress code - Smart Casual for the meeting only Black Tie for the Dinner following the meeting

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Disposal of Marine Flares


This is a link to the RYA article on changes to disposal of marine flares

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Final Call II Winners at Kip


Congratulations to John Minnis and the crew of Final Call II, winners at Kip Regatta 2022. They counted four first and one second place in the RC 35 Class.  Great job boys, well done. (Photo Clyde Sailing Facebook) https://www.halsail.com/Result/Event/3722

Bangor Town Regatta 2024

27/6/2024 10:00 - 30/6/2024 22:00

Early Notice for Bangor Town Regatta 2024


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

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

South Africa to the Philippines 2020 Vision

7/12/2022 20:00
Gloucester Room

A Club Night Talk with Jimmy Mackey.  His Vision, round the world, the vessel 2020 Vision, an Admiral 38 catamaran built to his specification in Cape Town.

Christmas Cracker Dinner Dance

10/12/2022 19:00 - 11/12/2022 01:00

Black Tie Table d`hote dinner with Dancing to Alphabet

Children’s Christmas Party

11/12/2022 13:00

Christmas Fun and Games

Santa due at the Club from 2.30 - 4.30pm

Festive Fun and Games 3.30 - 4.30pm

Magic Show 3.30 - 5.30pm

Booking essential as Santa will be very, very busy

Ring Nicole on 028 91270568

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.


Club Merchandise

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

New Year Cruise in Company

1/1/2023 10:00
Bangor - Carrick - Bangor

Cruising Convenor Rosemary Stevenson is planning the traditional New Year's Day Cruise, the destination will be Carrickfergus. To assist with the planning for the Marina and a dining venue please register your interest by email to: peter.bullick@btinternet.com

Summer Cruise 2022


Details of the planned RUYC Summer Cruise to the Clyde are - here

Cruise in Company Easter 2022


Three boats set off from Bangor for an Easter mini cruise. Mixed weather forced a change of plans but all seemed to enjoy the break.

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