Ryde Model Yacht Club is celebrating its remarkable 150-year anniversary, marking a century and a half of sailing , competitive racing and a rich maritime heritage.
Since its inception in 1874, the club has been a beacon of camaraderie, sportsmanship, and passion for maritime enthusiasts in Ryde and beyond.
Ryde Model Yacht Club invites the public to join in the celebrations, witness the thrilling regattas, and explore the fascinating world of model yachting. The club remains committed to fostering a love for sailing and ensuring that the next 150 years continue to be filled with camaraderie, sportsmanship, and maritime excellence.
One of the most distinguished aspects of Ryde Model Yacht Club's legacy is its longstanding association with the Marblehead class.
Since its inception in 1934 this class, known for its sleek design and competitive racing, has been a cornerstone of Ryde Model Yacht Club's activities for decades. The club's commitment to this class reflects not only a dedication to tradition but also a recognition of the enduring appeal and challenges that Marblehead class racing presents to sailors.
The club's rich history is a testament to the dedication of its members, who have contributed to its success over the years. Ryde Model Yacht Club boasts a diverse membership, ranging from seasoned sailors with decades of experience to newcomers eager to learn the art of model yachting. The intergenerational exchange of knowledge and the shared love for the open waters have been pivotal in shaping the club's identity.