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.

Push the Boat Out

The club was buzzing on Sunday!  Huge thanks to Susan, to her team of helpers and to all the volunteers who showed up and worked so hard on Sunday to ensure that Push The Boat Out was a great success at SLYC this year. The club was full of people, from young children to more mature types, who told us how much they enjoyed having a taste of fun on the water in sailing yachts and on motor boats.
We hope to welcome at least some of our visitors back as members and have quite a number who will be joining our summer sailing courses.

Well done everyone!

Rosie Baird

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 May 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

Wow!  Women on Water

SLYC, has launched a new initiative with the RYA to help encourage more ladies to experience the joys of sailing in such a picturesque lough!  It’s a 4 week programme which will give the opportunity for women to have safe fun on the water and try different types of boating.

No previous experience is needed and especially non members and their friends are very much welcome!!!!

The programme dates are the 26th of May, 2nd, 10th and 17th of June and an End of Course lunch will be provided.

The cost of the cost is only £40 and can be booked online or please contact the office at office@slyc.co.uk where Elaine will be happy to help you.

Crews Programme

With the help of the RYA, a new Crews programme introduction session on the 26th of May with racing on either Wednesday or Thursday evenings for the following 4 weeks!

For only £40 you will get the opportunity who don’t have a boat but want to learn and experience the exciting world of club racing and to get to meet new friends!

Some sailing experience is preferable but not essential and non members are very much welcome.  There are limited places available so please book your place online or at the office at office@slyc.co.uk

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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