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
Commodore

Club notice board

WMYC yachts win EAORA Races
Last weekend saw two EAORA races across the Thames Estuary. On Saturday the fleet of 17 yachts raced from Burnham to Chatham a distance of approximately 45 miles. Richard Matthews, Oystercatcher XXXIII completed the race in 6 hours 3 minutes to win Class 1 and Overall, with Michael Wheeler’s, Golden Fleece, winning Class 3 and...Event date:

Upcoming Events!
Don’t forget these events are all upcoming! Centenary Regatta- 22nd June  details here:  APP_Centenary Regatta_2019_final 13.6.19 Sams Race for brigs 14th August RNLI Pennant 14th August Round the Island 4th August NOR and entry forms are all available in the sailing sectionEvent date:

Ladies Regatta Sat 20th July
The Annual ladies Regatta is coming!     2019 LADIES REGATTA Sponsored by Hair Zone Saturday 20th July Open to all Lady Members of WMYC and DSC Helm your own boat or borrow one! Morning Race for Cruisers Afternoon Race for Dinghies and MFOBs Prizegiving : 1900 For individual classes and combined Cruiser & Dinghy/MFOB...Event date:

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Cruiser racing calendar

June 2019

Saturday 1 June
9:30am - Heybridge Pursuit Race and Rally

Monday 3 June
10:00am - Blackwater Cruise

Saturday 8 June
10:00am - Ancient Mariners Race

Sunday 9 June
2:00pm - IRC Sportsboats5&6. White Sail 3

Saturday 15 June
9:30am - Janes Cup (Burnham - Mersea)

Sunday 16 June
2:00pm - White Sail 4 Frank Ashworth Cup

Monday 17 June
8:00pm - Sailing committee meeting

Saturday 22 June
9:30am - Centenary Regatta, Brig Race,Party

Saturday 22 June
10:00am - SYH Levington Classics

Sunday 23 June - Monday 1 July
Chatham and Limehouse Cruise

Friday 28 June
10:00am - East Coast Race Mersea Ostende

Social calendar

June 2019

Tuesday 4 June
11:30am - Book Club

Friday 7 June
7:30pm - Themed Supper Greek Night

Saturday 8 June
7:00pm - Ancient Mariners Supper

Thursday 13 June
12:00pm - Ladies Lunch

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