Articles in the RSrnYC category
Club Members and visitors enjoyed the best Start of Season Open Day of recent years, boosted in no small way by the outstanding weather.
In addition to our normal activities, we also held the New Members' reception and the unveiling of the new picture on the main staircase which was generously donated by Sheelagh Cohen in recognition of her husband Dr Lennard Cohen's 90th Birthday.
Recent applicants for membership were being interviewed, while 35 visitors on the day were so impressed by what they saw that they applied for membership on the spot.
Published / Updated: 25 April 2017
'Flying Squid' on Mike Golding's menu - Royal Southern YC Fitting Out Supper
Flying Squid weren't actually included on the Royal Southern's Fitting Out Supper menu on Saturday night, but they played an amusing role in Mike Golding's after dinner presentation!
Those guests fortunate enough to have booked their tickets in good time for the sell-out Supper hosted by the Commodore Karen Henderson-Williams, were treated to an evening commencing with a Joseph Perrier Champagne reception, fine wines, a superb dinner, special awards for special people and the stuff of legends in the form of yachtsman, Mike Golding OBE.
Published / Updated: 25 April 2017
Invitation: Gstaad YC Interclub Ski-Yachting 2017
The Gstaad Yacht Club would like to invite the RSrnYC and Academy Members /
teams to participate in the annual Ski-Yachting event.
Each team enters a max. of 4 participants for the ski
race (two easy giant slalom runs where the consistency will count).
members are then appointed to sail in the remote controlled America’s Cup model
boat match races.
GYC Junior Ski Yachting event too. Friday March 3rd & Saturday March 4th
Published / Updated: 07 February 2017
Appointment of our new Club Secretary
Our new Chief Executive and Club Secretary, Mr Christopher Hogan has started with us. He believes his first priority is to get to know the staff and Members and plans to be much in evidence over coming weeks.
We are delighted to have Christopher join us and I ask all members to give him every assistance as he gets to grips with the running of our yacht club. Christopher looks forward to meeting as many Members as possible over the coming weeks.
Published / Updated: 24 January 2017
Royal Southern Yacht Club AGM elections herald new beginnings as the first lady Commodore for ten years takes over the helm
Image: Phil Riley
At Saturday's Royal Southern Yacht Club AGM (26th November), the following Flag Officers were elected:
Commodore - Karen Henderson-Williams
Vice Commodore - Graham Nixon
Rear Commodore Sailing - Robert Vose
Rear Commodore House - John Rutherford
Published / Updated: 13 January 2017
Sailing successes are rewarded at the Royal Southern Yacht Club Annual Prizegiving
The annual Prizegiving is one of the highlights of the year at the Hamble-based
Royal Southern Yacht Club, preceded by a formal dinner for 150 guests and held
on Saturday evening (12th November).
It has proved to be another outstanding year for the Royal Southern, hosting a
number of high profile events including the Landsail Tyres J Cup, the X-Yachts
Solent Cup, Oyster Week, the J/111 European Championships, the FAST40+ Class
competing for the prestigious One Ton Cup at their event in September and the
inaugural and highly successful Hamble Classics Regatta ...and pretty much
everything in between!
Published / Updated: 30 November 2016
Wetwheels Hamble is officially named by Dame Mary Fagan DCVO, JP
Image: Brian Curtis
Wetwheels Hamble, a custom-made 10-metre twin-hulled motorboat, was officially named by Dame Mary Fagan DCVO, JP today (Saturday 14th May) at a packed ceremony with over 100 invited guests at the Royal Southern Yacht Club (RSrnYC) in Hamble, where the boat is berthed and managed.
Following the pontoon naming ceremony, everyone gathered in the Club where past Commodore and Wetwheels Hamble CIC Director David Mead, welcomed everyone with a surprise announcement explaining that he was honoured and delighted to have received a personal message of support from the Club's Patron, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
Published / Updated: 04 June 2016
London National Site Awards 2016
Commodore Mansfield and past Commodore Inkster were recently invited to
attend the London National Site Awards 2016 at London’s Mermaid Theatre, as
guests of Raymond Brown Construction Ltd.
Raymond Brown won a Bronze award for their Considerate Contractors site whilst
building the Prince Philip Yacht Haven and also picked up a Silver award for
construction of some laboratories at G E ...
Published / Updated: 05 May 2016
The Royal Southern Yacht Club scores a big hit with its Start of Season day
With a top-quality line up of Championships, Regattas and hosted events that will cement its position as one of the leading Yacht Clubs in Northern Europe in 2016, the Hamble-based Royal Southern Yacht Club has just thrown open its doors to members and non-members to celebrate the Start of Season day.
The Royal Southern is the largest club on the river Hamble delivering an ever-expanding programme of racing events to members of all ages; from youngsters in Optimists through to small keelboat and offshore racers. Members and visiting teams are accustomed to enjoying the best standards of racing and shoreside facilities in the world and this year will be no exception.
Published / Updated: 12 April 2016
Royal Southern Nominated for Club of the Year
The Royal Southern Yacht Club is proud and delighted to have been nominated for the 2016 'Club of the Year Award' in the prestigious annual Yachts and Yachting Magazine Awards, with the winners being announced in January at the London Boat Show.
This nomination is in recognition of the development and commissioning of the Prince Philip Yacht Haven and also the enormous amount of work the Club undertakes to promote and encourage youth sailing and our Academy.
We're counting on you to support the nomination so, please, cast your vote and spread the word to family and friends. Thanks!
Published / Updated: 14 February 2016