Medway Yacht Club

Medway Yacht Club

Club Information

Located at Lower Upnor on the banks of the River Medway, MYC is only 35 miles from central London and is easily accessible from London, Kent, Sussex or Essex.

Located nine miles from the mouth of the river, this position provides protection to allow racing and cruising in the majority of weather conditions.

MYC is a family focused forward thinking club, which prides itself on providing excellent sailing facilities and opportunities for novices to experts, for all ages, from dinghy to cruiser or power boat and everything in between, all are welcome.

The traditional clubhouse is located on the northern bank of the river providing south facing panoramic river views. There is a marquee covered veranda, clubhouse restaurant and bar.  The club holds a variety of social event from formal black tie to casual meet ups or trips out. The clubhouse galley and bar is available to members, their guests as well as visitors.

Thames estuary gives access to the beautiful, uncrowded and unspoilt east coast with easy short passage to the delightful cruising grounds of the Netherlands, Belgium, France, and beyond. The Solent can be reached by a 30 foot family cruiser in around 24 hours.

 MYC is a fully RYA accredited Training Centre so if you want to learn to sail the club training staff can take you from beginner to advanced level in the sheltered waters of the River Medway.

The club offers a very active racing programme for dinghies, keelboats and cruisers. It also holds class and handicap dinghy racing every weekend. MYC holds cruiser handicap racing in the summer months and regular regattas.

The Club regularly hosts Open Meetings for the UK Wayfarer Class Association and has hosted the East Coast Dragon Championships and the Sonata Nationals.

The Kent Schools Sailing Association (KSSA), South East section of the International Topper Association (ITCA) and Optimist Association (IOCCA) all enjoy the excellent facilities that the Club offers and regularly host training and area racing championships at the Club.

MYC has the following boats available to hire by suitably qualified members these include a Sonata, a Squib, Wayfarers, RS Fevas, Laser 3000s, Toppers as well as optimists, lasers and toppers for  organised youth sailing activities.


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