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Welcome to the Isle of Man Yacht Club

We are an active club both on and off the water, with a comprehensive sailing programme offering something for sailors of all ages, abilities, interests and a healthy social scene for friends and families.

We run competitive racing for mixed-fleet dinghies, First Class 8 sportsboats and yachts from April until September. But it is not all about racing: the club hosts regular cruises and fun sails for those who prefer to take their time and enjoy some company on the sea. The club is an accredited RYA training centre offering a wide range of courses both on and off the water for children and adults alike. We’re proud to say that our past and present trainees have gone on to compete at National and International level, with many returning to become RYA instructors.

Our licensed bar, with a balcony overlooking the beautiful Chapel and Carrick bays, is the hub of our year-round social programme and the perfect place to enjoy a drink after a day’s sailing. We may be a yacht club in name but our welcome and membership extends to all who enjoy watersports. Whether it be on RIBs, powerboats, kayaks or sailboards, all are assured of a warm welcome.If you’d like to know more, just get in touch using the contact page and we’ll do everything we can to get you out on the water

Phil Hardisty, Commodore

Latest news

Updated Club Hours

Standard Club Opening Hours Summer Bar Changing Facilities Monday Closed 18:00 to 21:00 when sailing Tuesday Closed Wednesday 20:00 to 23:00 18:30 to 23:00 Thursday 20:00 to 23:00 More »

Published 17:35 on 6 Jun 2022

Peggy Round Mann Updated Sailing Instructions and Notice of Race

UPDATED COURSE: Round the Isle of Man Port St Mary to Port St Mary anti clockwise leaving the Calf of Man to port. More »

Published 18:53 on 31 May 2022

Isle of Man Cruiser Championships 11/12th June 2022

The Isle of Man Yacht club is delighted to invite crews from around the Island to partake in this years IOM Cruiser championships to be held in Bay ny Carrickey on the 11th and 12th June. That age old question of "What is the tide doing?" The people who really know are getting fewer and fewer so this is your opportunity to build your own record. Should sufficient interest be received, a separate division for More »

Published 12:30 on 27 May 2022

Entry Now Open - Peggy's 40th Anniversary Round Mann Yacht Race

The 40 th Anniversary of the Round Mann Yacht Race - a 65 nautical-mile circumnavigation of the Isle of Man, kindly sponsored by Peggy's Dark Rum - provides a suitable challenge for any budding yachtsman. The tactical guile and seamanship skills required to lace together the four major tidal gates, combined with unpredictable wind and sea conditions, ensures that even on the most sublime day there is More »

Published 13:25 on 1 Apr 2022

Upcoming events

Jun 30

19:30 - Alice Cup » Round 6

Club Dinghy Racing open to all
July 2-3

IOM Youth Championships

Open Regatta for those 19 years of age or
Jul 4

18:00 - Freesail

Club Dinghy Racing open to all
Jul 6

19:00 - Strangford Lough Cup » Round 1

Jul 6

19:00 - John Gregory Guitar Group

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