The Yacht Club de Monaco, founded in 1953 by Prince Rainier and presided over by H.S.H. Prince Sovereign Albert II since 1984. The new impressive clubhouse was opened in 2014.
The Yacht Club of Greece, founded in 1933, lies in Piraeus Peninsula in the historical military Port of Ancient Athens called MOUNICHIA with the main club house positioned on the top of a hill with a unique view of the Phaleron Bay, the Saronic Gulf and the city of Athens. The Clubhouse has lounges, restaurants, bars and reception rooms.
Founded in 1775, the Club, based in centre of London, is the oldest continuously operating yacht club in the world and the oldest royal yacht club. It has two bars, reading and meeting rooms, a fine collection of half models, an excellent restaurant and comfortable accommodation. There are excellent shops nearby including Harrods and Harvey Nicholls.
Club de Yates de Acapulco, founded in 1955 and located in Acapulco, Mexico. The club served as host of the sailing events for the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Its facilities operate year round and include an excellent restaurant, bar, picnic areas, swimming pool, sauna and tennis court.
Norddeutscher Regatta Verein is one of the oldest and with currently about 2,000 members also one of the largest sailing clubs in Germany. Founded in 1868 the club is committed to regatta sailing and especially supports young people in their sailing ambitions.
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is one of the oldest sports clubs in Hong Kong. The Club is a hive of activity year-round and has three Clubhouses: Kellett Island in Causeway Bay is the Club’s principal base and acts as parent site to the two smaller branches of the Club at Middle Island in Repulse Bay and Shelter Cove near Sai Kung.
The Bruxelles Royal Yacht Club, founded in 1906, located in the heart of Brussels close to the Royal Château of Laeken is the largest yachting club in French-speaking Belgium endowed with new ultra-modern premises for the sailing school. The clubhouse, with a quality restaurant, faces the canal linking Brussels to the sea.
The Clube Naval de Cascais, founded in 1938, from its very beginning took on a vital role in the development of nautical sports in Portugal, with a special emphasis on sailing. In 2007 the Club established the Centre for High Performance Sailing which permits the club to receive and support any major sailing competition.
Situated in the La Punta District in Lima 1.5 km south of the entrance to the port of Callao, the Yacht Club Peruano offers a pleasant Environments for various meetings and hosts a ship yard of about 2’000 sqm. The club restaurant with space over two levels reaches into the sea – dominated by the view of the bay and can host up to of 300 guests. YCP Site
The Saint Petersburg Yacht Club aims to maintain the ideals of nautical ethics on land and sea and to develop nautical sports, mainly sailing. The philosophy of the yacht club is to cherish the heritage of the nautical culture and the naval history of Russia and the whole world, as well as to pass them on to the next generations.
The entire world knows Cannes for its film festival and for the famous Régates Royales, its competitive sailing school and its dynamic Yacht Club to which its members always welcome visitors with great pleasure and hospitality.
The Royal Danish Yacht Club (RDYC) was founded on 3 July 1866 after a regatta in Nyborg (Funen), and was originally named the Danish Association for Pleasure Sailing (Dansk Forening for Lystsejlads). Ever since then, the Club has worked to promote sailing in Denmark and to support its members in their favourite sport.
The Club was founded as the Table Bay Yacht Club in 1905 and commenced operation as such in a waterside boatshed located some 50 to 60 metres northward of the foot of Loop Street. Surviving early vicissitudes, the club’s name was changed in 1914 to the Cape Yacht Club which incorporated the Alfred Rowing Club and shortly after we received the Royal Charter to become the Royal Cape Yacht Club.
Sometime in the early 1600s, the idea of sailing for private pleasure started to take root in the Netherlands. Later that century, during the Cromwellian years, King Charles II of England was in exile in the Netherlands and while there he became aware of this new and exciting pastime.
The Yacht Club Porto Rotondo was founded in 1985 by a group of people who were passionate about the sea and about Porto Rotondo and, right from its first year of operation, has been located in the beautiful larch-wood building created by the Venetian architect Malgaretto.
The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda was founded in 1967. The completely renovated Clubhouse, considered to be one of the most beautifully functional structures of its kind in existence. It covers 5,800 m2 and hosts a panoramic pool terrace, a restaurant, Members’ lounge, wellness centre, bar, as well as 24 suites.
PBYC - PALM BEACH YACHT CLUB, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Having originally been founded in Palm Beach in 1890, the Palm Beach Yacht Club was re-chartered in 1911. It is currently the oldest established business in West Palm Beach, Florida. Initially organized for boat racing and “promoting camaraderie among yachtsmen on the Intracoastal Waterway,” the Club has evolved over the years to become the most active private club in the Palm Beach area. PBYC site
The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron was ‘born’ in 1885 when a group of gentlemen interested in water sports formed the Brisbane Sailing Club. Sailing quickly became the prominent sport of the new entity and within a few years competition with the sailors of Sydney had commenced with the inaugural inter-colonial sailing race in 22 Footers.
The Royal Bermuda Yacht Club is one of the oldest Royal Clubs in the world and holds some of the richest maritime history of the Atlantic. RBYC was established on November 1, 1844 by a party of thirty gentlemen, consisting of British Army officers and local Bermudian Sailors who realized there was a need for a club.