Welcome to the University of Plymouth Yacht Club, a student-run sports club at the University of Plymouth catering for beginners and experienced sailors alike. UPYC were awarded the “UPSU Club of the Year, 2016/ 2017”.

UPYC own two J80 keelboats and are proud to offer a full calendar of events for members from general sessions for all abilities, theory and practical courses, an international racing calendar, socials and much more. Learn more about what we offer here… and don’t forget to join our Facebook group here where all our events and news is posted!

Enjoy your visit and we hope to see you on the water very soon!



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Cawsands Trip

On Saturday 12th May, we took our two J80s for a day cruise over to Cawsands, we were treated to a beautiful day of sunshine and a gentle breeze, perfect for a very relaxing sail. Once moored in Cawsands, hungry sailors, barbeques and endless bags of food were ferried over to the beach. A delicious …

January Mile-Builder

Members working towards their RYA Yachtmaster ticket had a weekend of hardcore sailing in January to rack up their needed miles. A 6am start allowed the crew to become re-familiarized with their night navigation prior to a swift exit from the Sound before heading to Falmouth.

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