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    Ex ATLANTIC QUEST update

    The most anticipated event of the REYC calendar, Ex ATLANTIC QUEST is scheduled to launch from MDL Marina Chatham on Thursday 22 June. REYC members (not least the Commodore!) are wholeheartedly invited to the launch event on 22 June in the MDL Marina in Chatham. The main event is between 1600 and 1700, but there will be activity from 1230. The nearby Pumproom is the prime location for any

    Published 11:47 on 30 May 2023

  • Closure of REYC Chatham Branch

    Members will probably be aware that the Main Committee took the decision in May 2022 to close Chatham Branch, and the Trustees took the decision at the same time to divest the Medway moorings. These decisions were taken against a backdrop of strategic need for the Club and a firm belief that continuation of the Branch and its associated moorings is not consistent with our current or future needs. The decision was challenged in the

    Published 08:00 on 3 Apr 2023

  • New Notice to Mariners using Western approaches to the Solent

    Peter Nell has drawn our attention to a potentially nasty new hazard off Hurst Spit. See

    Published 15:21 on 14 Mar 2023

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    REYC 2023 Racing Programme

    The REYC 2023 Racing Programme is now live! Take a look at the Calendar section of this website and start registering your interest for events with the Offshore Racing Sec.

    Published 20:56 on 9 Jan 2023

  • Cruising Trophies - 2022 Season

    Long Distance Log Avalanche Trophy. Awarded for a cruise containing a passage of longer than 1,000 nautical miles.

    Coastal Log Torch Trophy. Awarded for a cruise in mainly coastal (or inland) waters, of 7 or more days.

    Published 15:03 on 19 Oct 2022

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    Sappers defend Lagos Trophy for 5th consecutive year

    Sappers defend title of Army Inter Corps Team Racing Champions 2022 marks the fifth consecutive year that Sappers have won the Lagos Trophy. After a total of 3 round robins being completed, the Royal Engineers A team were to compete against the REME in a best of 5 races to see who would be the 2022 Army Inter Corps Champions. Many congratulations all.

    Published 17:29 on 7 Oct 2022

  • Postponement of Mary Cup Regatta

    During this period of mourning and reflection it would not be appropriate for the Royal Engineer Yacht Club to race the Mary Cup on Sunday 18 September. This reflects MOD Guidance which we as a Service-related charity support. All Royal Engineer Weekend social activities across Medway will also be sharply curtailed, but it should no way should this be seen as constraining decisions made by other sailing clubs on the Medway. We

    Published 12:50 on 12 Sep 2022

  • Mary Cup event at Chatham - Sunday 18th September 2022 - call for entries

    Entries are now open for the historic Mary Cup event to be held at Chatham on Sunday 18th September 2022. See attached poster for details.

    Published 20:26 on 16 Aug 2022

  • Trojan wins Beaufort Cup Fastnet Race at 2022 Cork week

    News just in that Trojan has won the Fastnet Race within the Beaufort Cup in the International Inter-Service Sailing Regatta, being hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club and supported by the Irish Defence Forces and run as part of Cork Week. Fantastic achievement for our crew and apparently the first time it's been won by a non-Irish yacht.

    Published 20:19 on 15 Jul 2022

  • Countdown to RESTW 2022 - poster to share

    With RESTW now less than three months away here's a poster promoting each of the sailing disciplines available. Please share it widely around the Corps.

    Published 20:26 on 26 Jun 2022

  • Cruising Abroad 2022

    A link to the official UK Government site is: The RYA Advice Blog is at:

    Published 11:16 on 11 May 2022

  • 150th Anniversary of grant of Blue Ensign Warrant to REYC

    Members are reminded that 2022 is the 150th Anniversary of the original Admiralty grant of a Blue Ensign warrant to REYC. This anniversary will be commemorated at key events throughout the year, beginning with the Lymington Meet in May 2022.

    Published 18:05 on 17 Apr 2022

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