LLYC Fastnet 2023 campaign lifts off!


This weekend marked the start of the campaign for the 2023 Rolex Fastnet with 1st training weekend aboard Lutine. The crew of 13 who will sail in the race, overseen by club skipper James Close, had an introduction and safety briefing before lunch  on Saturday morning, covering all aspects of boat safety (lifejackets, fire, water, life rafts) and man overboard (MOB) … Read More

A good evening at Lloyd’s Yacht Club AGM


Lloyd’s Yacht Club Commodore Tim Blackstone delivered good news at the AGM last night, both on finances and membership numbers. He also highlighted some of the exciting strategic plans for our Club over the coming year. Full minutes of the AGM will be available on the website in due course. A good turnout given the public transport challenges on the … Read More

C600 Race report for LLYC


A chat over a few drinks at a Lloyd’s Yacht Club social in late 2022 inspired Ed House and Lee Harrison to put together an entry into the C600, a 600nm race around the Eastern Caribbean in February 2023. Much work then followed to generate interest amongst LLYC members, charter a yacht, find a Skipper and source branded kit. Peter … Read More



Formal Notice of AGMWednesday 15th March at 6pmThe Old Library, The Lloyd’s Building It is with great pleasure that we share below the details of our upcoming 2023 AGM which will provide overviews of how your Club is performing post Covid along with our plans for the forthcoming season and beyond. Please bring photo ID for registration if you do not … Read More

Lutine’s 2023 calendar is now live

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You will find all Club Weekends, Race Weekends and Corporate Charter availability on this new website – although the booking system itself remains the same. 2023 is of course a Fastnet Race year so a few weekends are dedicated to training our crew for that, as is normal. Highlights for next year include: The link below will take you straight … Read More

A great Club year comes to a close


2022 has turned out to be a fantastic year for our Club after two very challenging pandemic years and I’m delighted to highlight the following: So, as a Club we are in good shape, financially and from a growth perspective but it’s no time for complacency, certainly not as we face very uncertain economic times ahead. However we also have … Read More

End of Season party sees capacity turnout

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A capacity 65 members enjoyed an evening of celebration at the Royal Ocean Racing Club in St James’s on 17th November. Canapés and a club-subsidised bar ensured that the long traditions of LLYC seeing in the early hours was duly observed. A huge thanks to RORC House Manager and LLYC Club Member Mark Newens and his hard-working team for making … Read More