Royal Ulster Yacht Club was established in 1866 and boasts an enviable location on an elevated site overlooking Bangor Bay with views to the Co Antrim shore and north and east to the Mull of Kintyre, Arran and Ailsa Craig.

With relatively sheltered waters RUYC runs a full programme of racing each year from Easter right through to October and there are several Cruises in Company to destinations in Ireland and Scotland.

Throughout the year we organise a variety of Social Functions from Club Night Talks to Scottish Dancing, from RYA Training Courses to Festive Dinners and Dances.

The Club welcomes visitors from all round the world including visiting yachtsmen and women moored in the nearby Quay Marinas Bangor Marina.

RUYC 150th Anniversary

Randox Autumn Series Prize Giving


The prize giving for the Randox Health Autumn Series will be held at RUYC after racing on Sunday at approximately 1.30pm.  If any crews want to take Sunday Lunch at the Club you will need to book sooner rather than later on 028 9146 5002

RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course


RYA Level 2 Powerboat Course

The Club are running a Level 2 Powerboat Course on 5th & 6th November. For full details or to register please contact the Sailing Secretary. mailto:sailingsecretary@ruyc.co.uk?subject=Powerboat Course

AGM Dinner Tickets - On-line purchase


Tickets to the Annual General Meeting Dinner can now be purchased on-line.

Go to the function page via this link: AGM Dinner Tickets

Christmas Floral Decoration Classes


'Fun, friendship and flowers'

Would you like to make beautiful flower arrangements to decorate your home at Christmas?  If so,  Heather White an experienced  florist and lecturer will take classes on 5th, 12th and 19th December  from 7.00 - 9.30 in the Gloucester Room. You can attend as many of the classes as you want and each evening you will create two different arrangements.  Click on the image for more details

RYANI Annual Awards 2016


The RYANI are holding their 2016 Annual Awards at the Club on Friday 11th November 2016.

As the Awards Ceremony is being held in the Dining Room the Gloucester Room will be available for normal dining on that night.

We hope this does not cause any inconvenience to Members.

Flowers in RUYC


Join the flower group and help make our members and guests happy!

RNLI Christmas Shop Open at Bosun Bobs


Bangor RNLI Christmas Shop

at Bosun Bob's Chandlery

2 Quay Street Bangor


Monday ‐ Friday 9.30 ‐ 17.00  except Closed all day Wednesday

Saturday 9.30 ‐ 16.00

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea

John Simms - Lands End to John O'Groats


John Simms has recently completed his cycling challenge from Lands End to John O'Groats in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Read John's message here..

Prize Giving Night

4/11/2016 19:30

The Annual Prize Giving Dinner - Black Tie Further details to follow

“Royal Ulster Yacht Club, 1866 to 2016”

23/11/2016 20:30
Gloucester Room

RUYC Invites you to the launch of the club history introduced by the author, Ed Wheeler.

Halloween Fireworks Display & Fancy Dress

29/10/2016 19:00

Best pumpkin prize for both Children and Adults. Fancy Dress Prize.

Please check back for final timings.

Fireworks, weather permitting, start at 7.30pm

Back Bar Music 11th November

11/11/2016 20:30 - 22:00
Back Bar RUYC

Ever popular entertainer Lauren Cheshire is back

Please note that normal dining will be in the Gloucester Room as the RYANI Awards Dinner is being held in the Dining Room

RUYC Dining

Royal Ulster Yacht Club offers one of the best venues in Northern Ireland for formal and casual dining experiences with unrivalled setting and views over Belfast Lough.


Club Merchandice

The Anniversary Range of Clothing is available with the 150th Anniversary logo. View the range online soon, or call in to the clubhouse to order.

Glenarm Cruise In Company


The Race/Cruise in Company to Glenarm over the weekend 7th - 8th May was enjoyed by all those who attended.

Rollins Insurance Spring Series


Day Two of the Rollins Insurance Spring Series at RUYC

Strangford Lough August 2015


RUYC and ICC Cruise in Company 28th - 31st AUGUST 2015.

A Danish Rhapsody


A two week rally on Faustina II, our much loved Bowman 40.


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