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Welcome to the Royal Dorset Yacht Club

On behalf of the flag officers and club members, I welcome you to the Royal Dorset Yacht Club website.


Our club has been at the heart of sailing in Weymouth for over 140 years and boasts a fascinating history. The Club was formed in 1875, making this the 143rd year.


The fabulous clubhouse retains and celebrates the Club's history and traditions whilst providing first class bar and catering facilities - with separate lounge and dining areas, free WiFi and stunning views over Weymouth Harbour. Please keep an eye on the website for more opportunities to catch up on eventsboth on and off the water.


Our programme of monthly member's nights is well underway and should you have ideas for future club nights etc then please let me know as new ideas are always very welcome.


The Royal Dorset offers a warm welcome, especially to visiting yachtsmen. There are a number of membership options available including an Affiliate Membership category, specifically for boat owners from other yacht clubs. Additionally we have mooring spaces available in Portland Harbour - details in the 'Moorings' area.  We also offer RYA training or own boat tuition through an RYA accredited training centre at a discount for our members - please enquire for details


To our existing and prospective members, as well as visitors, the Royal Dorset is open for you to enjoy. Should you require information on arranging a private function or group visit to the Club, please do not hesitate to contact us.


I hope that you have enjoyed what has been a fantastic summer and are already planning your next year’s adventures.  I look forward to seeing you in the club house soon and if you have any ideas for functions or club nights please let me know.



Kristin Crook



UpComing Events

Upcoming Events


20th October - Trafalgar Day Dinner


3rd November - Ben Waters and his band playing live in the Club House.  


Wine tasting 23rd November - further details to follow.  It should be a fun and informative evening.  Please watch this space for further information.


Sunday Carvery - We will be serving a carvery every Sunday.  Please do support us


For a full list of upcoming events

click here

Page last updated: 13th April 2018

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