On the water

Photo John Hooper

Photo John Hooper

An eclectic mix of classes and on water, activities for cruising (motor and sail), solo sailing, racing and just messing about in boats ...  the Royal Burnham Yacht Club is central to the delights of the East Coast Rivers.


Club Racing Info
Please follow the links below for useful information and documents relating to club racing.   2017 Sailing Instructions v2 (1) published 11th April 2017    

Cruising, Racing and Offshore
  Members of the RBYC Race Cruiser/Racing yachts on the Crouch and local rivers in local series and in the East Anglian Offshore Racing Association events.  We are also well represented in events further afield through the Royal Ocean Racing Club. Some ...

RS Elite Class
Said to be the ideal boat for racing on the Crouch, this burgeoning class suitable for serious racing and family crews is fast becoming recognised as one of the sleekest yachts sailing on the rivers Crouch and Roach. Not complicated ...

RBOD Class
RBOD Class

Old Gaffers
The RBYC has a number of members who sail traditional Gaff-rigged boats. In the summer of 2016, several of the ‘Gaffers’ (members of the Old Gaffers Association) sailed to Festival of Brest and saw members from the RBYC. The club members ...

Scow Class
This is a detailed list of all the scows that we have on record.