Royal Southern Yacht Club

Royal Southern Yacht Club

Club Information

Located on the Hamble River waterfront and established in 1837, the club is easily accessible from various parts of the UK as well as enjoying the Solent close by, the club boasts being one of the world’s finest yacht clubs.  The Southern has over 1,700 members owning over 600 boats and prides itself on a superb clubhouse and facilities, dedicated staff and the ability to run world-class events.

The aims to promote yachting (both sail and motor) for all ages. RYA affiliated, the club offers youth programmes from as youngest as 4, to 18. 

Yacht Club of the Year 2015, The club’s experienced race management hosting regular national and international competitions, in addition to the regular monthly regattas of up to 60 boats.

The clubhouse enjoys views of the waterfront, comprising of River Room restaurant, the Upper Bar, the coveted and cosy original Member’s Bar and a large function room for bigger functions. The Club’s extensive facilities are also available for corporate sailing days, conferences, board meetings, weddings and other social occasions. The clubhouse also provides 12 en-suite bedrooms available.

Recent improvement works to the pontoons, car park and outer areas of the clubhouse, have created the Prince Philip Yacht Haven which hosts 56 annual berth holders as well as up to 16 RIB berths and three visitor berths. The works also provided 20+ dry berth spots, which utilise the onsite crane to access the water, as well as a pontoon slipway which is used regularly by the fleet of optimists and RS Fevas. The club also boasts an onsite car park and dinghy park, three J/70s for club use and public charter, a midstream pontoon for up to 10 boats and a launch service for all members wanting to travel up and down the river.


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Registered Address:
203 West Street,
PO16 0EN.
UK Company Number: 13373656


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