At RUYC, we have a full programme of racing each year starting with the Rollins Insurance Sunday Spring Series for keelboats in April incorporating Opening Day at the end of April. Thursdays from May to September are for Club Points Racing and sailors from RUYC and nearby Ballyholme Yacht Club compete 'Round the Buoys'. An Autumn Series runs from mid September to the end of October each year.

We also organise a series of Offshore Races which this year will be Todd Navigation Ailsa Craig Race (overnight), Glenarm Race and Portpatrick Race.

PDF Downloads: Sailing Programme 2020 (in production)

                         Inshore Sailing Instructions (in production)

                         Belfast Lough Yacht Conference web site  (for boat class lists and handicaps for regattas)

New: Find our latest racing results online at RUYC Results Central.

Bangor Town Regatta 2020

25/6/2020 10:00 - 28/6/2020 22:00

Bangor Town Regatta is Northern Ireland’s premier keel boat regatta, set on the shores of Belfast Lough the event offers excellent yacht racing for numerous classes of yacht.

Following on from the successful event in 2018, the Bangor Town Regatta events team has begun the process of building upon the previous event.

Club Racing Early Series


Race Report and Results - read full article

Racing Sponsored by

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Handicap Systems

Our Cruiser/Racing classes are sailed throughout the season under IRC, CYCA and NHC handicap systems.

RORC Special Regulations

Category 4: appropriate for short races during daylight in mostly warm or sheltered waters.

Category 3: Races across open water, most of which is relatively protected or close to shorelines (includes life raft requirement)