• 0_Dinghy
  • 1_Cruiser
  • 2_Racing
  • 3_Motor boat
  • 4_Rowing
  • 5_Cycling
  • 6_Arts
  • 7_Boatlift
  • 8_education
  • 9_Social

Welcome to Greenwich Yacht Club

Located halfway between the Millennium Dome and the Thames Barrier GYC is now over 100 years old, founded by a handful of Thames sailors in 1908, and boasts around 400 members. The club caters for cruiser sailors, dinghy sailors, motor-boaters and rowers. Sail past Canary Wharf and beautiful Royal Greenwich up London's historic river or go down to the estuary for the East coast or a channel crossing. Motor cruisers can go right through the very heart of the capital, and have access to the river Lee and inland waterways. 

Visitors are welcome any Tuesday evening or weekend. 
  • If you're interested in joining why not come along on a Tuesday evening or weekend afternoon/evening to look around and meet us.
  • If you are already a member you can access more website facilities by logging in at the top of this page with your account number. (Forgotten your password? Click the 'FORGOT LOGIN?' link (at the top of the pagefor a new password to be emailed to you or send an email to the webmaster (with your name and account number and any questions or requests.)
  • For general enquiries about the club please email here.
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Training at GYC

 

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Happy New Year everyone. There's going to be a lot happening on the training front this year. We will be launching our refitted 42' training yacht in the spring and then running a range of practical courses and mile building trips. Our theory courses for the year will be starting with Dayskipper on the 11th January. Have a look at our calendar and then use Meetup to book.

 

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racing rules group meetings

The racing rules group is meeting TODAY at 7pm !!! Due to the dinghy meeting starting at 8pm....

The next meeting is scheduled for the 28.03.2017 starting the usual time 7:30 pm ... 

We'll be learning and discussing racing rules with the goal to get more proficient in racing rules for better results, race officer duties and more fun on the water! When we reach a certain level of knowledge we will hold mock protest trials ... 

Everyone is invited to join at anytime .... we'll bring you up to speed ! 

For details contact Betty 

 

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Safe Boating

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10 TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE ON THE RIVER

1. Wear a lifejacket that will inflate or a buoyancy aid that will take your weight

2. Wear appropriate footwear

3. Take a hand held radio or phone in a waterproof case

4. Tell someone where you are going

5. Ensure your tender is sea worthy

6. Always use your ‘kill cord’

7. Secure any luggage or large items that you may be transporting

8. On arrival, approach into the tide and secure tender with a bowline to your boat. Consider using a stern line as well

9. When secured. Choose your moment to disembark, check for passing clippers or wash to subside

10. Remember, one hand for you and one for the boat

Live Around GYC

GYC Weatherstation

North Woolwich Tides

Tidal Fluvial Flow

 

AIS vessel tracking

GYC Rivercam