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Affiliation With Other Clubs

Yachtsmen and yachtswomen are welcome in Yacht Clubs across the world.  Club Membership Cards will usually need to be shown.

Club Members are entitled, on production of their Club Membership Cards, to use the facilities of the following Clubs of which we have corporate or associate membership:

The Naval Club

38 Hill Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5NS
0207 493 7672

Members may use all facilities at The Naval Club. Members can stay for a maximum of 4 nights in a year at the Affiliated Clubs’ room rate. Members may join The Naval Club free of entry fee.

The Royal Air Force Yacht Club

Riverside House, Rope Walk, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4HD
02380 452208

The Royal Naval Club & Royal Albert Yacht Club

17 Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2NT
02392 828266

Booking for dining is essential. Jacket and tie required in dining room, but not required for the upstairs bar.

Hornet Services Sailing Club

Haslar Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2AQ
02392 580403

The RNVRYC is a Corporate Member of Hornet Services Sailing Club and RNVRYC members are welcome to use the clubhouse and bar.  There is also a function room and the restaurant, which may be used for meetings or meals for groups provided they are booked in advance.

When attending at Hornet, which is on MOD property, RNVRYC members are requested to take their RNVRYC Membership Card with them for identification, both at the gate and when on site. It is now necessary to produce photographic evidence of identity (such as driving licence) as well to gain access.  If car passes are required, they may be obtained by prior application to the Club Secretary.  Members are invited to visit the website at www.hornetservicessailing.org.uk which has an interesting variety of information about the club, including the Constitution and the Rules.  There is a General area as well as a Members Area.  Access to this Members Area is by user name and password.  These can be obtained from the Club Secretary. 

If members would like to berth alongside for short periods (less than a week), they should contact the Marina Manager beforehand, who will allocate a berth subject to space availability.  Please read the requirements in the rules beforehand.  We do not, as Corporate members, have any berth holders' rights or lift-out rights.  To qualify for these benefits, members would need to be a member of Hornet SSC in their own right.  The Constitution on the website identifies those who are eligible.

The bar and galley opening times for the Hornet Sailing Club are as follows: 

 Day  Bar
Galley (Mornings)  Bar
 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu  1200-1400 0945-1345 Closed Closed 
 Fri, Sat  1200-1500 0945-1430  1830-2300 1830-2100
 Sun  1200-1500 0945-1430 1830-2300  Closed

The Bar and Galley are open at the above times throughout the year with the exception of the Christmas shut down period when times will be promulgated in the newsletters.  All times refer to last orders which will be called ten minutes before hand.  The clubhouse will be locked 30 minutes after last orders have been called at the bar. Members and visitors are requested to vacate the clubhouse as required in order that staff may meet this deadline.

Hornet Services Sailing Club newsletters are available in the Library.

Members are likely to receive a warm welcome at the Royal London Yacht Club in Cowes, with whom we have a close if informal relationship as well as the Royal Malta, Republic of Singapore and Royal Vancouver Yacht Clubs. Overseas, Club Membership Cards would usually need to be shown.


Ta' Xbiex Seafront,
XBX 1028 Ta' Xbiex 
Tel: +356 21 333109
Fax: +356 21 331131
Email: info@rmyc.org

The RNVRYC has been affiliated with this club since August, 2015.


52 W Coast Ferry Rd, 
Singapore 126887
Tel: +65 6768 9288


3811 Point Grey Rd, 
Vancouver, BC 
V6R 1B3, 
Tel+1 604-224-1344

Other Benefits of Membership

Crewing -Members who would like to offer themselves as crew are invited to put their names, contact details and sailing experience in the Members' Area of the Club Website. Club Skippers needing crew are encouraged to view this area.

Members' Boats Available for Charter - Members with appropriately coded boats who wish to make them available for charter may put details in the Members' Area of the Club Website. Charters are by arrangement between the skipper and the owner, without Club liability. Members wishing to arrange charters should contact the owners.

Port of Cherbourg -Members presenting their Membership Cards are offered a 20% discount on berthing fees at the marina.

Website -There is much information about the Club and its events on the Club Website (www.mvryc.org), including in particular Calling Notices for Club events. Most of this is in the Members' Area of the Website. Contact the Website Manager (page 7) for details of how to access this Area or place notices upon it.

Newsletters & News Updates -Members receive Newsletters published in the Spring and Autumn and News Updates in Summer and Winter. Members are encouraged, preferably by e-mail, to submit articles, picture, letters to the editor etc. to the Newsletter Editor (page 7) as soon as they are available.

Handbooks and Updates -Members receive a printed Handbook published at intervals as well as having access to both an electronic Handbook which can either be accessed online at http://online.fliphtml5.com/fgnz/rtla/ or, if you'd prefer to install it on your PC or Mac then it can be downloaded in a zip file here and for iPhone and iPad users a Wild Apricot Member app to download here, all of which will be more frequently updated than the print version.