Welcome to Strangford Lough Yacht Club

If you would like to try out sailing please get in touch and one of our members would be delighted to take you and your family for a sail or even a race! If your children would like to learn how to sail then check out our summer sailing courses or our Sunday sailing club! New members will be made very welcome.

SLYC Regatta – Well done!

A massive thank you to all of our members that helped out to make our regatta so successful!  Too many people to thank from the members who made sandwiches, baked cakes, helped in the bar, race officers, ribs and junior events and the all important regatta tea!

Whiterock Road will be closed from 3rd September for 5-7 weeks

The Whiterock road will be closed from 3rd September for 5-7 weeks.  Diversions in place via Craigarusky road.  Please click the link to view a map.   RC 19 Whiterock Road diversion plan (1)



RYA Youth Beginner’s courses stage 1-4

Our very successful RYA youth beginner’s courses are filling up fast and we would highly recommend that you book your child in ASAP before they are sold out.  Our youth sections grows from strength to strength each year with over 70 children sailing on a Sunday.  Please note that there is a special discount for multiple children from the same family enrolled on a course.  These courses are open for everyone!  To book your course please


EAST Down Regatta 4th August 2018

A massive thank you to all of the SLYC boats that travelled down to EDYC for their 50 year anniversary.  Light winds but a massive welcome from EDYC made the trip worth while.  Many thanks for the great touch of handmade prizes that were given to the winners of each class.  Congratz to all of the SLYC boats that won!  If you are looking for crew can you please contact Elaine at the office and lets get as many sailing as we can.


Visitor’s information

Visiting yachts are very welcome, but please be advised we have 1m or less at the pontoon at LW. The clubhouse is normally busy except Monday, Friday and Sunday nights in season and will be locked at other times. To enquire about staying and facilities please call the office on +44(0)28 9754 1883 or e-mail: office@slyc.co.uk

Member Subscription Details Update

To update your subscription details for or sign up for Direct Debit please click here

1938 Annotated Strangford Lough Chart

You can purchase a copy of the full size chart in our Clubroom. It would make a wonderful present or addition to your home. For details click  HERE

Latest News August 2018

GDPR – SLYC Data Privacy Policy

Our new SLYC Data Privacy Policy is now available.  If you have questions can you please contact our Data Controller Colin Cushley.


New membership form for 2018

Please click here to download our new membership form.  If you have any queries please contact Elaine who will be happy to help you.

Membership Form 2018

SLYC Year Book 2018

The SLYC 2018 Year book is out now and can be picked up at the club at the usual spot in the main foyer.  You can download an electronic copy by click on the below link.

Strangford Yacht Club 2018

Sunday Sailing

Sunday sailing sign up day will be this Sunday the 29th of April between 11:00-12:30.  Also we would like some help getting the boats ready for the start of the season.

Sunday sailing will start on the 6th of May at 10:00am.

Please click the below link for the Registration form

Sunday Sailing Registration Form 2018

2018 Race Calendar is out!

Please click the below link to see all of the great races throughout the lough.

Please click on the below link.


The new Byelaws!

The Byelaws have been updated, mainly to reflect changes to our Winter & Summer Storage activities and use of the facilities such as the Palfinder crane and Tractor.

Please click the below link.


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