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  1. Inside the Royal Yacht Squadron: a rare view

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  2. Former Royal Yachtsmen

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  3. Royal Family attend Royal Yacht Squadron Fleet Review

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  4. Royal Yacht Squadron's fleet review

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  5. Royal Yacht Squadron opening • Photograph • State Library of South

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  6. Inside the Royal Yacht Squadron: a rare view

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  1. List of Royal Yacht Squadron members

    The following is a list of the more notable members of the Royal Yacht Squadron with their years of birth. There are 447 members in total. Henry Dutton (1910) Cuthbert Heath (1910) ... The Princess Royal, the first female member of the club (1950) Rear Admiral Roy Clare (1950) The Earl St Aldwyn (1950) Sir Julian Berney (1952)

  2. Royal Yacht Squadron

    The Royal Yacht Squadron (RYS) is a British yacht club.Its clubhouse is Cowes Castle on the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom. Member yachts are given the suffix RYS to their names, and are permitted (with the appropriate warrant) to wear the White Ensign of the Royal Navy rather than the merchant Red Ensign worn by the majority of other UK registered vessels.

  3. Inside the Royal Yacht Squadron: a rare view

    Five years later, member King George IV conferred the Royal in the club's title and in 1833 King William IV renamed the club the Royal Yacht Squadron. Members met in the Thatched House Tavern in ...

  4. PDF The Royal Yacht Squadron A short history

    Welcome to the Royal Yacht Squadron and its Castle in Cowes. For visitors and guests this little book gives a brief insight into the history of the Castle, the Squadron and its customs. Generations of members and staff have left their mark in the special atmosphere of this place. The sea and yachting - both cruising and racing - have always ...

  5. List of Royal Yacht Squadron members

    The following is a list of the more notable members of the Royal Yacht Squadron. There are 447 members in total.

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    Alternatively an in house produced "Royal Yacht Squadron - A Short History" is available here. 1815-1825. The Yacht Club, as the Squadron was first known, was founded at the Thatched House Tavern in St James's, London, on the 1st of June 1815. The qualification entitling a gentleman to become a member was the ownership of a vessel not under ...

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    Royal Yacht Squadron At the heart of World Sailing for over 200 years

  8. Inside the Royal Yacht Squadron: a rare view

    There's a painting of the entire membership outside the Castle, circa 1895. In the centre stand the club's then commodore the Prince of Wales with his nephew and great yachting rival, Kaiser ...

  9. Making waves: Inside the Royal Yacht Squadron at Cowes

    The Royal Yacht Squadron, founded at the Thatched House Tavern in London as The Yacht Club on June 1 1815, had 42 original members whose idea was to meet in London and at Cowes, on the Isle of ...

  10. Inside the Royal Yacht Squadron: a rare view

    The Bicentenary International Regatta. The Royal Yacht Squadron will be 200 years old on 1 June this year and in celebration the club has invited members of 25 clubs around the world for a week of ...

  11. Hints of the Modern Invade Royal Yacht Squadron

    The recent decision to add female members is part of a wave of similar moves by long-established British clubs: the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in Scotland elected its first female ...

  12. The Royal Yacht Squadron; memorials of its members, with an enquiry

    The Royal Yacht Squadron; memorials of its members, with an enquiry into the history of yachting and its development in the Solent; and a complete list of members with their yachts from the foundation of the club to the present time from the official records. By Montague Guest and William B. Boulton

  13. The History of London's Coveted Royal Yacht Squadron

    The members of the Royal Yacht Squadron didn't just sit around on their yachts all day. They took voyages for miles and miles. One of the most famous voyages is known as Lord Brassey's Sunbeam and he logged 37,000 miles! Another famous story of the RYS and their members was when Ben Boyd was actually captured and eaten by natives.

  14. The Royal Yacht Squadron

    In 1817 the Prince Regent became member of the organization, and he was the first of the long list of Royal patrons which have honoured the club. Upon the Prince Regent becoming King in 1820, he consented to give a royal title to the club, and from that date it was known as the Royal Yacht Club - the first yacht club to enjoy that distinction.

  15. 18 facts about the Royal Yacht Squadron's colourful history

    The Royal Yacht Squadron was established on June 1, 1815, at the Thatched House Tavern in St James's, London W1. Originally named The Yacht Club, it comprised 42 gentlemen members, who agreed to meet twice a year to discuss their mutual interest over dinner. At first, it was mandatory to own a vessel 'not under 10 tons'.

  16. The RYS & Yachting

    The club became The Royal Yacht Club in 1820 after the accession of George IV, who had joined in 1817, and it was created The Royal Yacht Squadron by William IV in 1833. The new club rapidly proved a focal point for yachtsmen already sailing in the Solent and elsewhere and members cruised in company to regattas along the coast and even across ...

  17. History

    The first edition of the America's Cup took place in 1851. It began when during that year's Great Exhibition the Earl of Wilton, the Commodore of the Royal Yacht Squadron (RYS), sent an invitation to members of the recently-formed New York Yacht Club (NYYC), suggesting that they might like to enjoy the club's facilities in Cowes.

  18. Home

    The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron is New Zealand's leading yacht club, with an illustrious history dating back to our formation in 1871. The RNZYS is still the official home of the America's Cup after Emirates Team New Zealand, representing the RNZYS, defended the oldest sporting trophy in the world at the 36th America's Cup in Auckland in 2021.

  19. Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron

    Its name was changed to "Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron" when it was granted royal patronage in 1902. It is located in Westhaven Marina, Auckland, close to the Auckland Harbour Bridge facing on to the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron is one of the main members of the International Council of Yacht Clubs.

  20. RYS (@royalyachtsquadron) • Instagram photos and videos

    2,965 Followers, 187 Following, 123 Posts - RYS (@royalyachtsquadron) on Instagram: "Founded in 1815, the Royal Yacht Squadron is one of the most prestigious and exclusive yacht clubs in the world. #rys #cowes" ... The RYS IOW Foundation (RYSF) is funded by Members of the Royal Yacht Squadron in order to help young people, with strong ...

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    The Castle has survived because the building has adjusted gracefully to new uses. The award-winning Pavilion on the Squadron lawn, designed by Sir Thomas Croft to resemble an orangery, was built in 2000. With the benefit of over 20 years of experience, it was re-modelled by a major alteration in 2022/23. Since then, the Haven was constructed in ...

  22. INEOS Britannia christens AC75 race boat "Britannia" at naming ceremony

    INEOS Britannia, the British Challenger of Record racing for the Royal Yacht Squadron Ltd in the 37th America's Cup, has christened its AC75 race boat "Britannia" at an official naming ceremony in Barcelona. The event was led by INEOS Chairman Sir Jim Ratcliffe, and INEOS Britannia CEO and Skipper Sir Ben Ainslie.

  23. PDF www.rys.org.uk

    www.rys.org.uk

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    Royal Yacht Squadron. The Castle, Cowes, Isle of Wight, P031 7QT. Tel: +44 (0) 1983 292 191