Welcome to the West Mersea Yacht Club

The West Mersea Yacht Club, founded in 1899, welcomes Members and Visiting Yachtsmen to its newly refurbished clubhouse 365 days a year. The bar is open everyday and excellent dining facilities are available at lunchtimes and on several evenings a week. We offer a launch service to bring you ashore and our launch men can normally find moorings for visitors.

We run a full racing and cruising programme throughout the season and jointly manage Mersea Week every August. This provides a week of racing for every type of boat from small sailing dinghies to large cruisers and Smacks.

You should find everything you need to know about the Club and the facilities you may need on Mersea Island on this website. If you need other information please contact our office on any weekday morning on 01206-382947 or by email (info@wmyc.org.uk)

Do come and visit us here at the WMYC. You will be most welcome.

Ian Shay

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Supper Talks 2019
We have a varied selection of supper talks planned for 2019. A simple two course supper in the Long Room will be followed by a talk with a nautical theme on the following dates: Saturday 16th February; Garth Cooper Saturday 30th March: Ann Chatterton Saturday 18th May: Dick Carter Select ‘Supper Talks 2019’ for more details...Event date:

Important info for our racing fleet
IRC Racing   Following the keelboat racing forum In November, further work has taken place as requested by the sailing committee and we can report back as follows; Between WMYC and DSC we have potentially 11 Sportsboats, 9 Sonatas and 14 other boats who have or potentially might be interested in IRC racing certificates. This...Event date:

The future of Sunday dining?
While the Mersea Rowing Club were ‘entertained’ in our bar, during their East Coast Gig Championships, on Sunday 25th November, our members enjoyed this superb view from the Long Room The future of Sunday eating?Event date:

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Cruiser racing calendar

January 2019

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Social calendar

January 2019

Tuesday 1 January
11:30am - Book Club

Friday 4 January
7:30pm - Curry night

Monday 7 January
7:00pm - RYA Night School

Monday 14 January
7:00pm - RYA Night School

Monday 21 January
7:00pm - RYA Night School

Friday 25 January
7:00pm - Whisky Tasting

Monday 28 January
7:00pm - RYA Night School

Unless otherwise stated all photos are supplied by Club members. Committee and Staff photos are by Kevin Edwards, www.kedwards.co.uk