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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

Winter Club Hours

Standard Club Opening Hours Winter Bar Changing Facilities Monday Closed Tuesday Closed Wednesday 20:00 to 23:00 Closed Thursday 20:00 to 23:00 Closed Friday More »

Published 17:35 on 30 Nov 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 13:30 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 14:25 on 1 Apr 2022

IOMYC heading out to waters blue

Come join other members of the IOMYC as we look to visit further afield as a club, be it in a Motorboat, Rib, Sport Fisher or Yacht. We will be choosing the most appropriate venue nearer the time but eyes are set on Strangford Lough. We will be posting updates in the website Calendar Event, including the Saturday departure time (this will be posted on the 28th April). If you would like to More »

Published 19:59 on 31 Mar 2022

Upcoming events

Dec 10

19:30 - Private Event | Birthday Party Provisional

Dec 11

12:00 - Commodores Christmas Lunch

Join us for a lunch to remember and to see
Dec 18

12:00 - Festive Baps, Bingo and Bublé

Join Kerry and family for festive fun and games -
Dec 21

19:00 - Christmas Quiz with mince pies…

A festive night to gather together when its dark and

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