The Royal Dee Yacht Club was founded in 1815 as the Dee Yacht Club and is the second oldest yacht club in the UK. On November 1st 1847 the Club was accorded Royal Patronage to become The Royal Dee YC. 

The Royal Dee has been involved with the organisation of many sailing events in the Irish Sea, often in collaboration with such organisations as ISORA and RORC.

2015 sees the 200th anniversary celebrations. See this page and the Events page for more details.

Royal Dee 200 2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Royal Dee Yacht Club. To mark this historic occasion there are a number of events planned throughout the year.

The Royal Dee AGM and Annual St. Georges Day Dinner at Inglewood Manor, Ledsham, Wirral, Cheshire.

The Lyver Trophy 2015

Royal Dee Irish Sea Offshore Championship

Royal Dee Y.C. Cocktail party, The National Yacht Club, Dublin.

The Royal Dee Yacht Club Menai Strait Regatta Cocktail Party, Plas Cadnant Gardens.

The Royal Dee Y.C. 200th Anniversary Celebration Dinner, Eaton Park, Cheshire

For full details and for the photographs, please browse to our Events page.

RDYC at Plas CadnantThe 2015 Menai Strait regatta cocktail party held at Plas Cadnant has been a fantastic event with 91 members attending and 50 staying for the dinner afterwards. The whole evening was set amongst the fantastic gardens that made the event very relaxed and extremely enjoyable.

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The 2015 Lyver Trophy has been won by RDYC member Andrew Halls J125 'Jackknife'.

For a full report please browse to the ISORA website or to the Afloat.ie website.

The Royal Dee Offshore Championship results are here.

Pictures of the VDLR are here.

Report from Afloat magazine here.