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

Club notice board

RYA Courses 2019 new dates
There are new dates for both VHF (21st March) and First Aid (2nd March). Check the RYA Courses section  in the About Us  section for more detailsEvent date:

IRC Racing News
Following the meeting of owners at WMYC, the decision has been made to reintroduce IRC racing to the joint cruiser racing calendar as a replacement to local handicap for most series and cups. Some 20 owners were represented and by far the reaction was positive.This does not affect NHC (white sail sailors), although they can...Event date:

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:

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Cruiser racing calendar

February 2019

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Social calendar

February 2019

Friday 1 February
7:30pm - Themed Supper

Saturday 2 February
4:30pm - AGM

Monday 4 February
7:00pm - RYA Night School

Tuesday 5 February
11:30am - Book Club

Monday 11 February
7:00pm - RYA Night School

Wednesday 13 February
6:30pm - Valentines Dinner

Thursday 14 February
12:00pm - Ladies Lunch

Saturday 16 February
7:00pm - Supper Talk by Garth Cooper

Monday 18 February
7:00pm - RYA Night School

Sunday 24 February
12:30pm - Cruiser Lunch & Photograph competiton

Monday 25 February
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