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

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Ladies Regatta Sailing instructions
Now available to view or download from the Afloat sectionEvent date:

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:

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Cruiser racing calendar

July 2019

Saturday 6 July
10:00am - Osea Treasure Hunt and BBQ

Sunday 7 July - Monday 8 July
IRC Sportsboats 7 & 8

Sunday 7 July
10:00am - 11th Wallis Trophy Harwich - Ostende

Sunday 7 July
10:00am - Summer Cruise

Tuesday 9 July
8:00pm - Sailing committee meeting

Saturday 13 July
10:00am - 13th Cannonball Trophy Ostende -Ramsgate

Sunday 14 July
10:00am - Walker Trophy Ramsgate -Harwich

Saturday 20 July - Sunday 21 July
Ladies Regatta and Supper

Sunday 21 July
10:00am - Amazon Cup Harwich -Ramsgate

Sunday 21 July
2:00pm - White Sail 5 Bradwell Quay Trophy

Saturday 27 July
10:00am - Round the Goodwins

Sunday 28 July
2:00pm - Wallet Cup

Monday 29 July - Saturday 3 August
Cadet Week

Social calendar

July 2019

Tuesday 2 July
11:30am - Book Club

Saturday 6 July
6:30pm - Summer Party

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