Due to Covid-19 outbreak and the following governmental advice all previously scheduled club activities are suspended until the circumstances change; the club’s premises and the bar shall remain closed until further notice.
We still operate on a virtual basis and all activities which otherwise would breach the guidelines, but can be feasibly carried out are still taking place; all Officers and & the committee members are contactable as usual by email and phone when applicable.

The swing bridge on Afon Seiont is not manned at this time. To request access sailors must call the bridge master on 07917244176 40 minutes before the planned passage (that is required whether you are leaving the harbour or returning to it) in order to gain entry.

Welcome to the Royal Welsh Yacht Club

Set within the medieval walled town of Caernarfon, Porth yr Aur is the oldest yacht club premises in the world. Its unique position offers breath-taking views over the Menai Strait and the old town. Its association with the sea and sailing and the culture and heritage that have developed in their wake are as alive and relevant today as they ever were.

Over the centuries numerous events have shaped the colourful tapestry of its history from an early Welsh rebellion to the splendour and pageantry of the Victorian Regattas and the present-day renovation of the site and building.

From the onset its founders and members have contributed to its success and have achieved great personal seafaring accomplishments of which we are justifiably proud.

Today the Royal Welsh Yacht Club is a vibrant establishment with a varied programme of sailing and rowing events and social gatherings. Why not join us to sample the welcome, and learn more about the fascinating history of this most magical of places and the people that have graced it with their presence.

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