|The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club is a member’s only private club. Founded in 1844, RBYC is one of the most historical and prestigious yacht clubs in the world.|
With its ideal waterfront location and superb harbour, the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club is widely recognized as one of the premier yachting clubs. It operates year-round facilities including the marina, guest rooms, meeting and dinning rooms and a full-service restaurant and bar.
As a member, you and your family will have ample opportunities to sail and enjoy Bermuda’s waters. All sailing activities are organized by the Director of Sailing and supported by the RBYC sailing staff. RBYC hosts many International regattas, providing our members with front row seats to some of the world’s most competitive sailing.
Being a part of a Royal Bermuda Yacht Club has its benefits overseas, providing reciprocal privileges at other Royal Yacht Clubs worldwide. Reciprocal arrangements are not limited to Royal Clubs only – many well-known and respected clubs around the world also open their doors to RBYC members.
When joining RBYC, you will become part of a community, connecting you with fellow members in key industries such as insurance, shipping, reinsurance, finance, banking, sailing, oceanography and sport fishing. With various social events planned throughout the year, you will have a various opportunities to create long-lasting friendships with your fellow members.
Dining at RBYC is reserved for members, member’s guests and reciprocal members only. The Terrace is one of Bermuda’s most coveted lunch spots. With open air dining and Marina views, it’s one of the few locations in Hamilton you can enjoy your meal on the water. Members may also host functions at reduced rates in a selection of private spaces using in-house catering. If you are in need of provisions for boat trips or catering for home entertainment, RBYC is happy to fulfill your requests.
RBYC has three well-appointed guest rooms, which are only available to your visitors. With its convenient location and reduced rates, the RBYC guest rooms provide the best value in Bermuda accommodations.
The Marina is available in the case you need to load or off load your boat. While there is a waitlist for a Club berth, you may be added in the case one comes available. Cleopatra, the Club vessel, along with other Club dinghies and boats are available for utilisation by members. If you visit the club by boat, day boat parking is also available, subject to demand.