Sandy Bay Yacht Club of Tasmania is the largest yacht club in Tasmania. It was founded in 1859 and has had some lapsed periods, but has continued ever since 1880. In 1908, it was bestowed with the prestigious Royal Warrant making it the “Royal Yacht club of Tasmania”. From small beginnings, the RYCT has grown to one of the major sporting clubs in Australia. With a beautiful club-house on the water front and superb facilities for yachts and their crews, Sandy Bay Yacht club is a great place for those who enjoy sailing, cruising and other competitive water sports.
Berthing Facilities and Services
The RYCT has one of the most modern boat berthing facilities in Hobart and can cater to all vessels up to 20 metres
• Floating Berths
• Fixed Berths
• Fuel and Gas
• Trailer Parking
• Hard Stand
• Shed Storage and Lockers
• Trailer boat launching facilities
• Discover Sailing training centre
• Tackers and junior sailing programs
• Year round racing program
Royal Yacht Club Events
The club conducts local events on River Derwent, national and international titles as well as finishes the world renowned – Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.
It offers members and guests year round racing, sailing, cruising and social activities. RYCT Trivia night is held every Tuesday. Check their website for further details.
Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race
The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race is an icon of Australia’s summer sport and so much more than a yacht race; it’s a festival celebrating the sport and there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Read more about Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race here.
Royal Yacht Club Dining Options
Members and visitors can enjoy a fantastic dining experience with a relaxed atmosphere overlooking the stunning marina and the beautiful Derwent River. All food is produced from local produce including Koonya Wells goat, Doo Town venison sausages, Huon Valley mushrooms, and Tasmanian salmon.
Back Bar Bistro provides lunch from Monday to Friday, and dinner on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It is also open on the weekends from 10am to 2pm offering light meals.
Sandy Bay Yacht Club Location and Entry
MarievilleEsplanade, SandyBay, TAS7005
RYCT is open 7 days a week.