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    IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE COMMODORE Please click HERE to view the latest COVID-19 update from our Commodore     Liverpool Yacht Club - We bring sailing (More info)

  • Sailing - Get Involved
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    • Racing
      Most of our racing is on the River Mersey, adjacent to Liverpool Marina. Races normally last for up to four hours including locking out onto the river and in again. Other opportunities include (More info)

      • NOR & Sailing Instructions - Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions
        At this club, we use the calendar as our main area for informing our members as to the dates of the races. . For each race we can upload upto four documents which form the specific information about (More info)

      • Race Officer
        Please find below the details about the next race officer and the documents that you will need to carry out your duties (More info)

      • Racing Charter - RYA Racing Charter
        The club adheres to the RYA racing charter which is as follows:- Objectives To provide the framework for everyone to enjoy the sport of sail boat racing in whatever capacity and to whatever (More info)

      • Racing Marks - LYC/TSC Racing Marks in the river Mersey
        To download the following information as a pdf, please click on our PDF icon to the right Type and position of marks MARK ABBREV (More info)

      • Venture Racing
        Venture Racing Venture racing with LYC TSC is an alternative form of racing to that for which the club has become well known. The popular IRC racing programme could be said to (More info)

      • Weather Reports
        Here are just a few websites that can be used to gain weather reports. When you are planning a passage or are on race control, we recommend that you use a variety of sources, rather than just the (More info)

    • Cruising
      The clubs have a very active cruising section. Cruising is basically any sailing trips that do not involve racing. They also organise and take part in their own racing programme, forming the Venture (More info)

    • Dinghy Sailing
      If you would like a first sailing experience, or enjoy small craft sailing, Liverpool Yacht Club and Tranmere Sailing Club have a dinghy section based at Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre Our (More info)

    • Racing Results
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    • General Sailing
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      • Rock Channel
        Some senior members of the club have put together an information booklet with advice regarding how to navigate the Rock Channel. This booklet is for advice only and The Club and its authors take (More info)

      • Moorings - LYC/TSC Moorings at New Brighton
        The moorings an New Brighton were laid in March 2017. The Coordinates are:- 53º 26.076' N. 03º 1.577' W. There are 2 moorings, yellow buoys with a steel "Top Ring" for attaching. (More info)

      • Racing Area
        The map below shows the usual area of the River Mersey used for races. The race officer will set a course between the marks shown depending on the wind strength and direction and the size of the (More info)

      • Queens Channel Tactics
        These notes attached may be of interest to those who are not familiar with navigating the Queen's Channel. They are not formal navigation information and cannot replace use of proper navigational (More info)

      • Navigation: Mersey to Fidlers Ferry
        These notes have been prepared by Jeanette and Dave Hardy who have taken their yacht to Fidlers Ferry on several occasions. It is possible to navigate a yacht up as far as this on certain spring (More info)

      • Notice to Mariners
        Please find below the Notice to Marriners for the Port of Liverpool If you are going out onto the river then please read these, so that you are aware of the Bylaws and other important (More info)

      • Flare Disposal - CGS
        Chris Smith of the Crosby Coastguard Station recently presented to LYC/TSC members about the safe disposal of unwated or out of date maritime flares.  Click the PDF to view more information. (More info)

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    • Sailing Events
      Please see our CALENDAR for up to date news on sailing events.   (More info)

      • Lyver Trophy
        Next Event: The Lyver Trophy for 2019 will not take place as we are using the 100th Isle of Man race as our Fastnet qualifier For more information: contact (More info)

        • Lyver Trophy History
          Brief history of our own L.Y.C/ R.D.Y.C's R.O.R.C Fastnet qualifying race The Lyver Trophy Race was first introduced in 1997 as a bi-annual race by Gordon Dewar from Liverpool Yacht Club, as a (More info)

        • Lyver Trophy Winners
          Winners of the Lyver Trophy 2015 Holyhead - Dun Laoghaire Jack Knife A. Hall 2011 Holyhead - Howth Sgrech S.Tudor 2007 Liverpool - Howth Deliverance 2 G. Cowper, (More info)

      • Isle of Man Midnight Race
        Next Event: To be confirmed for 2020 Last event: Friday 5th July 2019 The Isle of Man Midnight race has a proud heritage, which (More info)

      • Three Peaks Challenge
        Next Event: TBC Race Info: Barmouth to Fort William For more information: General details This year you (More info)

    • Social Events
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      • Evening Talks
        Talks & More Programme Members are invited to attend a series of talks, workshops and presentations; typically held over the Autumn and Winter months.  Topics covered can be (More info)

      • Annual Dinner Dance
        Each year, usually around March time, LYC & TSC host their annual dinner dance and prize giving. This event is our opportunity to dress up, have a geat time and congratulate our members on (More info)

    • Training
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      • Other Sailing related Courses
        The Club arranges the following courses at various points throughout the year. Race Officer training RYA First Aid RYA Sea Survival ISAF Offshore race crew VHF Radio (More info)

  • Contact Us - Contact us
        Need a berth for the night then contact the Marina            (More info)

    • Our Sponsors - Liverpool Yacht Club and Tranmere Sailing Club Sponsors
      We have several sponsoers (More info)

      • Bluepoint Marine
        Bluepoint Marine Services are proud to support Liverpool Yacht Club & Tramere Sailing Club, Established in 2010 they have built a strong reputation as the one stop boat yard in the North West, (More info)

      • JY Group
        Established in 1988, JY Group began by providing after market products such as car alarms, immobilisers, car phone kits and general electrical diagnostics to car dealerships and private customers. (More info)

      • Liverpool Marina
        Liverpool Marina can offer you a boat berth on the edge of a thriving city, yet in a peaceful location with superb on site facilities including a yard with a 60 tonne hoist. The recently (More info)

      • Liverpool Power Boats
        Liverpool Power Boats are proud to provide members of Liverpool Yacht Club and Tranmere Sailing Club a 5% discount on goods such as Clothing Chandlery Electrical and Electronic (More info)

      • The Yacht Club - The Yacht Club - Liverpool
        The Yacht Club Bar & Restaurant is back after running under Quayside Marina Bar & Grill. With a brand new kitchen, new chefs, new menu, new team and new management, The Yacht Club Bar & (More info)

    • Kindred Clubs
      Liverpool Yacht Club has a variety of kindred clubs which are:- Blundell Sands Sailing Club Dee Sailing Club Hoylake Sailing Club Liverpool Sailing Club Royal Dee Yacht (More info)

      • Blundellsands - Blundellsands Sailing Club
        Blundellsands Sailing Club is situated at Hightown on the River Alt, overlooking Liverpool Bay. BSC has a comfortable convivial club house, a boat yard and slipway, and moorings on the river. BSC (More info)

      • Crosby Sailing Club
        About Crosby Sailing Club sail at Crosby lake which is on the banks of the River Mersey, at the northern end of the docks of Liverpool. They race dinghies on Sundays starting about mid day, (More info)

      • Dee Sailing Club
        About The Dee Sailing Club was formed in 1909 and has come a long way since the early days of sailing in Heswall.  The clubhouse is now located on a picturesque site in Thurstaston which (More info)

      • Fidlers Ferry Sailing Club
        About Fidlers Ferry Sailing Club was founded in 1904 and sails on the upper Mersey near Warrington. The Club holds handicap dinghy racing throughout the year and welcomes new members. (More info)

      • Hoylake Sailing Club
        About Founded in 1887, Hoylake Sailing Club is the second oldest such club in Merseyside.  Their clubhouse on Hoylake promenade offers panoramic views across Liverpool Bay, and a (More info)

      • Liverpool Sailing Club
        About Liverpool Sailing Club is located on the banks of the upper Mersey at Speke - close to Liverpool Airport. The club was established in 1958 by a small group of individuals interested in (More info)

      • Pilkington Sailing Club
        About Pilkington Sailing Club was founded in 1957 and has been established at Eccleston Mere, a 30 acre reservoir in St Helens, since 1960. The Club is open to all in the community to join, (More info)

      • Royal Dee Yacht Club
        About The Royal Dee Yacht Club was founded in 1815 as the Dee Yacht Club and is the second oldest yacht club in the UK. On November 1st 1847 the Club was accorded Royal Patronage to become (More info)


For Sale

  • For Sale
    Please find below sailing related items that are for sale by our members A summary of the pages in this section is given below Yachts For Sale Just some of the yachts for sale in (More info)

  • Yachts For Sale
    Just some of the yachts for sale in Liverpool, by the members of Liverpool Yacht Club (More info)

  • Boat jumble - Boat Jumble
    Here we have stuff that our members are willing to either sell or swop. If you need to contact a member then please either message them or contact one of the membership team (More info)

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  • Welcome to Liverpool Yacht Club and Tranmere Sailing Club
    We are a members' club with an ever-open door. Everyone is welcome. Please surf this site to find the information you want. If you can not find it do not hesitate to contact us. LATEST UPDATES - (More info)

  • Sailing
    Race Results View the latest race results from thelatest series. View Race Results Racing Area See a map of the area within the Mersey used for races. View Racing Area (More info)

    • Calendar
      {CALENDAR} - Please note all times are GMT. (More info)

    • Racing
      Most of our racing is on the River Mersey, adjacent to Liverpool Marina. Races normally last for up to four hours including locking out onto the river and in again. Other opportunities include (More info)

      • Race Results 2013

      • Race Results 2012

    • Cruising
      LYC-TSC Cruising Section The clubs have a very active cruising section. Cruising is basically any sailing trips that do not involve racing. We also organise and take part in our own racing (More info)

    • Sailing Opportunities
      Crewing and Sailing Opportunities at LYC/TSC Are you interested in crewing on Racing and Cruising yachts? If you are new to sailing and want to find out what it is all about, crewing is a (More info)

    • Sailing Opportunities
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    • Moorings and Local Navigation
      LYC Mooring The Club has a mooring just on the Mersey on safe holding just off Wallasey. It is located just south of EGG buoy. Its position is as follows: 53.26.13N 03.01.69W (More info)

    • Training Opportunities
      LYC offer a range of training opportunities. Keelboat Awareness Course ( KBA ) seamanship and Theory Safety at Sea RYA Powerboat Courses For all Courses (More info)

      • RYA Powerboat Courses
        The club now has a number of powerboat instructors and owns a 30ft powerboat, which is the LYC flagship, and two rigid inflatable boats. We are expecting to soon be in a position to offer powerboat (More info)

      • RYA Shorebased Courses
          These courses are currently being offered by Liverpool Marina, an RYA "Active Marina" (More info)

    • LYC Holyhead Regatta 2015
      This exciting weekend of windward leeward racing was held over the weekend of 27th and 28th June 2015. Sailing instructions are available to download below. LYC Holyhead Regatta 2015 Sailing (More info)

    • Isle of Man Race 2015
      The race this year was held on Friday 12th June 2015. Click below for the Notice of Race: The Isle of Man Midnight Race 2015 Notice of Race This race was an ISAF Category 3 race (with (More info)

  • About the Clubs
    Founded in 1988 LYC provides keelboat sailing on the Mersey straight from the city centre. Tranmere Sailing Club is one of the oldest yacht racing clubs based on the river Mersey. In 2008 the (More info)

    • Tranmere Sailing Club
        At Tranmere, the club has moorings, a clubhouse with bar, showers, piano and meeting rooms. There is also a slipway, boat storage in two yards and a workshop that is available for (More info)

    • Officers
      Club Officers For further information please contact any of the following Commodore: Jeff Nelson Click to email me Vice Commodore Sailing: Paul Pratt (More info)

    • Gullmaren
      Liverpool Yacht Club and Tranmere Sailing Club are proud to own our flagship, Gullmaren. She is present as mobile club house and race control vessel for most of our racing events, including (More info)

    • Treasurer
      Any LYC member who needs a cheque for legitimate LYC expenditure should download the Request for a Cheque form and send it to The Treasurer. Upd 21/11/2010 DOWNLOAD Similarly anyone who (More info)

    • Constitution
      Follow the link below to download a copy of the Liverpool Yacht Club Constitution. Upd 10/09/2008 Constitution (More info)

    • Regalia
      Club Clothing Club Clothing is available from Wave Clothing . Items can be ordered from them directly with our club logos on. These include a full range of poloshirts, fleeces, rugby shirts etc (More info)

  • News
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  • Events
    Dragon boat racing Help fight breast cancer. On Monday 2nd May 2016, LYC is participating in a Dragon Boat Charity Race at Queen's Dock, Liverpool. You can book your place by using the PayPal (More info)

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