Start of Season Open Day provides hands-on instruction, hospitality & a host of interesting activities

The Royal Southern YC, Hamble, is all set to welcome visitors to its Open Day on 8th April

If you have ever thought about joining a South-coast yacht club, the Start of Season Open Day at one of Europe's top yachting venues, the Hamble-based Royal Southern Yacht Club, could be just the ticket.

On Saturday 8th April, the Club, its Flag Officers, staff and members are hosting an Open Day to celebrate the start of the sailing season and a full programme of activities has been lined up to suit all ages, running from 1100 - 1630.

Plenty on offer to whet the appetite!
A New Members' Drinks Party is being held at 1200 in the stunningly situated River Room and the Club's Pontoon Party is always a jolly affair especially as the boats are dressed overall in the picturesque surroundings of the Club's Prince Philip Yacht Haven.

Wetwheels Hamble

As ever, the weather will dictate whether there will be a BBQ, but all visitors are assured of a very warm welcome and excellent hospitality.

Flag Officers will be on hand to give new and potential members a tour of the Club's extensive facilities and there are taster sailing sessions planned to cater for all ages with various expert members hosting demonstration sails in the Club's fleet of J/80s, as well as Foxers and Oppies.

Wetwheels Hamble will be operating, providing a stable and safe platform for disabled visitors and wheelchair users wishing to head out for a spin on the river.
After you've topped the leaderboard in the Winch Grinding competition why not undertake some RIB training!

 Oppie fun helps encourage younger sailors  The J/70 Europeans are being held at the RSrnYC in June

Superb facilities in a unique & stunning location

Membership joining fee waived
Anyone considering joining the Royal Southern is encouraged to attend this special day as a vast array of information will be on display with like-minded and highly knowledgable members on hand to help with any enquiries.
An additional incentive for joining the Club is that the membership joining fee is currently waived!

Whether you're into racing, cruising, motor boats, shooting, golf or bridge, or indeed a bit of everything, this is your chance to enjoy some quality time and an excellent networking opportunity at one of Europe's top yacht clubs.

If you have any questions please contact Reception who will be pleased to help.
023 8045 0300  Email 

We cordially invite you to browse our website for an idea of the full breadth of our many events and activities.
The following links may provide a good starting point.

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Royal Southern Yacht Club is a trading name of Royal Southern Yacht Club Ltd Registered in England Reg: 05372495