Welcome to Royal Temple Yacht Club, Ramsgate, Kent

Clubhouse opening hours at present are as follows:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Thursday, Friday and Saturdays 12.30 p.m.  to 9.30 p.m.

Sundays 12.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m

Our Office is open from 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours please email info@rtyc.com and we will reply as soon as possible.  

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On the Water



Between April and October we have both IRC & Cruiser class racing every Sunday.  Racing is run under both IRC and a Temple handicap system for our cruiser classes.
Races start at 10.15 and run for between 2 to 3 hours.  


Royal Temple Yacht Club has a full Racing and Cruising Calendar throughout the year.

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The Royal Temple Yacht Club enjoys spectacular views over the harbour and the Goodwin Sands.

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The Royal Temple Yacht Club Navigation School is run by professionals with over 30 years of experience. The lecturers have, between them, sailed many sea miles.



The Royal Temple Yacht Club was founded in 1857 by a group of yachtsmen sailing from the Temple Steps, on the River Thames in the centre of London.

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Ramsgate Week

Ramsgate Week Regatta organised by the Royal Temple Yacht Club runs annually in July.