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Twickenham Yacht Club offers a range of sailing opportunities including racing, social sailing and RYA training for both adults and children on the river. 

Intro to sailing

Sailing at TYC's current premises has been taking place since 1924. The club has a rich history of which can be viewed here.

The club has 3 main classes; Enterprises, Solo's and National 12's. However the club also has Optimists, toppers, lasers & RS quests available for hire or training use. Some of our members also have Wayfarers and Merlin Rockets.

Boat Storage
Members dinghies can be stored in the lower dinghy park which has approximately 24 places for a small annual fee.

On the Water Activities



Members launch their dinghies from the lower dinghy park slipway. Sailing takes place March to December. There are a variety of series with prizes awarded for these at our annual prize giving.

  • The Summer Series: March until October on Sunday Mornings

  • Wednesday Evening Series: May - August

  • Winter Series: October to December on Sunday Mornings

The fixture list can be viewed here.

If you are interested in crewing as a new or prospective member, please come to the dinghy park 45 minutes before the race start time (as listed on fixture list) and report to the race officer.

All races require support boat operator, race officer and assistants. Members are expected to volunteer at least 4 times a year with race duties. Training is provided via Learn before Lunch session, which can be booked via Courses.  Volunteer here.

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