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New Year Arrangements at RUYC

17/12/2018

Due to the refurbishment taking place in the Front Bar and Dining Room the following arrangements have been put in place for the New Year opening - Click on the Burgee for details

RUYC App

14/12/2018

We have noticed that some Notifications are not being correctly handled by the App.  If this is the case you need to delete the App from your device and download it again.  The previous three messages will then be delivered to your device. Apologies to anyone inconvenienced by this.

Christmas Eve at RUYC

6/12/2018

Don't forget to buy your number for the Christmas Draw next time you are in the Bar.

Details under the Social listings

Club Night Talks 2019

29/11/2018

Outline details of the Club Night Talks are now listed under Social - Click Here

Subjects range from the Volvo Ocean Race to tales of Strangford Lough

Congratulations Aidan

22/11/2018

Congratulations to RUYC & BYC member Aidan Pounder for the award of Volunteer of the Year

Sport NI recently presented Aidan Pounder with the Sport Northern Ireland #SportMaker Award for Volunteer of the Year 2018. 
Aidan commits a huge amount of time voluntarily within sailing in many roles at both Ballyholme Yacht Club and Royal Ulster Yacht Club. Congratulations Aidan! #SportMaker RYA Northern Ireland

Autumn Series Quiz Results

17/11/2018

Well done to Barbara and Jim for another full on fun series of quizes.  So good we had to commandeer the Dining Room as the numbers had out grown the Gloucestere Room.  The overall honours came down to a close fight between the Gigglers and The So Wrong We Are Rights with The Almost Young Ones not far behind.  Thanks Jim and Barbara - we are looking forward to the Spring Series.

Click Here for Results

Christmas Lunch and Dinner Menus

14/11/2018

The Christmas Lunch and Dinner Menus for Tom Corran's Kitchen are now available, please click on the link below:

Christmas Menus

Christmas Day Lunch

Snippets from Club History - Lady Members

4/11/2018

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

"After amendments to the rules had been confirmed at the AGM, the first full lady members were admited, enjoying all the rights of membrship and theoretically eliminating gender distinction." (2001)

Invite for Rugby Fans

4/10/2018

We have received this invitation from the Royal Irish Yacht Club.

Click on article title above for more details

Snooker Results and Report

1/10/2018

Snooker Convenor Stephen Smith has written a report of this year's competitions and this and the results are posted in the Snooker section of Club Activities.  You can read the full report using the link below:

Snooker Report

Peggy Bawn Honoured at Classic Regatta

20/9/2018

Congratulations to RUYC member Hal Sisk on wining the Concours d'Authenticite - condition and originality with Peggy Bawn his 1896 G.L. Watson designed Gaff Cutter.  The honour was awarded at The third Hamble Classics Regatta hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, over the weekend of 15-16 September.  The Regatta, another stunning success with 75 classic and spirit of tradition yachts entered for two days of racing in sunshine and breeze. Building on the success of the two previous regattas, there were entries from as far afield as Falmouth and Ipswich, with some boats returning for the intense but well-spirited racing and others simply to enjoy the fun. (Source: Scuttlebutt Europe)

Club Nights 2018

15/9/2018

Three Club Night talks are arranged for the end of 2018 - Visit the Social section for more detail

Suvretta - Acquisition and Repair by Ivan and Colin Nelson

1/9/2018

At the end of the fifties and at the beginning of the sixties my brother Colin was a member of the RUYC. He got an opportunity to acquire a good racing yacht - the West Solent Class, 'Suvretta' This is the story of her acquisition and repair.

The offshore scene was thriving in those days - just before the glassfibre revolution, and many of the boats were converted inshore racers, and others the epitome of offshore racers - boats like Ceara, Maid of York, Capella of Kent etc.

Full article by Ivan and Collin Nelson - click here (pdf file)

Premier Sports Showing Guinness Pro14 at RUYC

31/8/2018

We are very pleased to announce that this season's Guinness PRO14 Rugby will be shown in the Back Bar from Friday 31st August onwards. Please see attached a copy of the fixtures list for dates. times and teams.

All 152 Matches televised will be available to view along with some other sports; International Champions Cup (Football) Europe League (Football) NASCAR, GAA & Ice Hockey etc.

Bangor Town Regatta - RUYC Rear Commodore Report

11/7/2018

Bangor Town Regatta – a note from the Rear Commodore

The big event of my tenure as RC has come and gone in what seems like a flash. The months of planning by the BTR Committee under the chairmanship of Jim Coffey resulted in a highly successful Regatta with an excellent turnout of keel boats and also of RS 200s and RS 400s for their Irish Nationals, held as part of the BTR. Seen from my vantage point on Witchcraft in NHC Restricted, the four days of racing were keenly contested in all classes. The Waverley World Championships also took place during the Regatta.

Click Here for full article

Bangor Town Regatta Photography

11/7/2018

Andrew Gallagher of AquaVentus photography was out on the water all over Bangor Town Regatta taking some great shots of the racing on both Cruiser and RS Championship courses.  You can purchase your favourite photo of you and the crew on the course at www.aquaventus.co.uk

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