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.

General Committee Nominations Deadline

17/11/2017

Members are reminded that nominations must be received by the Honorary Secretary in writing by not later than 12.00 noon on Saturday 18th November 2017. If more than six nominations are received the election will be decided by ballot

This Month in Club History

14/11/2017

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

SGM Voting Figures

25/10/2017

Results of the voting on each proposal at the recent SGM.

Special General Meeting

5/10/2017
Special General Meeting
Report of the Special General Meeting held 14th October 2017 at RUYC
 
Click On Article title above to read the report

Snooker Competitions - Entry Now Open

1/9/2017

Snooker Competitions 2017/18 entry details - click here

Nautical Knotters Ahoy! Update

24/8/2017

The Nautical Knotters Society is ready to set sail at RUYC on 5th September.

Click here to learn more on their Club Activities page

Vendee2020Vision Length of Britain Challenge

23/9/2017

Huge congratulations to the team as they crossed the virtual line off John O'Groats to set a new Length of Britain Challenge record of 2d 14h 6m 41s, they have taken 21h 44m off the previous record. #vendee2020vision

RUYC member Mikey Ferguson (Skipper and Boat Captain of Artemis) along with Andrew Baker from Quoile YC along with Lizzie Foreman and Jack Trigger are on their way to challenge the Length of Britain record.

Follow their progress live: Click Here

Storm at RS Elite Nationals

3/8/2017

Congratulations to Stephen Polly, John Gunning and David Kelso on their 7th place in a fleet of over 30 at the RS Elite National Championships held last month at Hayling Island Sailing Club.  With the top six places going to host club boats, Storm was the leading Irish boat one place ahead of the Brien/Loughead crew in KIN from Royal North of Ireland YC. (Library photo)

Quiz Night (Completed)

16/11/2017 19:30
Gloucester Room

Ladies’ Dinner (Completed)

17/11/2017 19:00
RUYC

Girls’ night out, prosecco reception and dinner

View menu here

November Club Night

22/11/2017 20:30
RUYC Gloucester Room

November Club Night

The Diaries of William Crick

Boy Telegraphist, HMS Caroline

A talk by Victoria Millar

This talk will examine what life was like for the ship’s company during WWI, as seen through the eyes of William Crick who joined HMS Caroline in August 1915 at the age of 16 and who was on the ship during the Battle of Jutland in 1916.

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.

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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Website Update

RUYC Website

We invite you to start exploring and hope you enjoy visiting our new website.

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