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To encourage and support sailing and a wide range of water-based activities, and to provide and maintain a suitable clubhouse and associated facilities for the sporting, recreational and social use of its members.



  • To be the club of choice for keelboat racing in Scotland, including match/team-racing, yacht and One Design racing

  • To provide comprehensive training to allow children and adults to take up sailing and to improve existing skills

  • To provide opportunities to develop people to become qualified race officials

  • To run high-quality international events

  • To be a centre for all water-based sports and recreational activity, and have an active membership with good participation rates

  • To be a social hub for the local community in Rhu and Helensburgh


The Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club was delighted to host of the 2018 Blind Match Racing World Championship.


This was the first time this event has been held in the UK and we were thrilled to welcome welcome five teams from Australia, Canada, Great Britain and the United States to our Club in September 2018.

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