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Welcome to the Axe Yacht Club

The Club was formed in 1936 as the Seaton Sailing & Motor Boat Club. It was renamed Axe Yacht Club shortly after WWII. 85 Years later the Club has over 900 members and a large modern clubhouse.

Latest news

Axe Yacht Club's Open Day - Saturday 21st May

AYC members enjoy a wide range of watersports including dinghy sailing, yachting, motorboating, angling, paddle-boarding, & kayaking. Find out how you & your family can get involved in watersports locally. 'Have a go' dinghy taster sessions available. More »

Published 00:00 on 18 May 2022

'Discover Sailing' Saturday 21st May - LNM

Click here for Local Notice to Mariners More »

Published 18:10 on 12 May 2022

AYC Newsletter May 2022

The May newsletter is now available to AYC members. More »

Published 15:00 on 6 May 2022

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

There is plenty of activity planned to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, both on the water & in the clubhouse. Click here for the Activities Afloat & Social Programmes for Thursday 2nd June to Sunday 5th June 2022. More »

Published 16:38 on 4 May 2022

AYC Hosts Grizzly Presentation Evening

Representatives from many local charities and organisations gathered in the clubhouse last night for the presentation of cheques by the Grizzly team. The Grizzly 2022 was able to donate almost £34,000, making a grand total of just under £500,000 raised since the Grizzly started in 1988. AYC nominated the RNLI as our charity of choice and they received a cheque for £824. More »

Published 11:01 on 28 Apr 2022

Fitting Out Party in aid of the RNLI

68 members enjoyed Saturday's Fitting Out Party raising over £1,700 for the RNLI. Three long tables were beautifully set by the social team. The food was generously sponsored by Dave & Helen Henderson, who also volunteered their son Paul to produce the 4 course meal! The Crusty Cobb kindly donated the bread rolls which accompanied the delicious salt baked cauliflower soup. This was followed by a choice of curries or pulled beef brisket cottage pie. More »

Published 14:50 on 18 Apr 2022

Upcoming events

May 20

19:30 - Meeting re Alderney Rally

Informal meeting in the clubhouse.
May 21

09:30 - Early Saturday Series R3 / Bro…

Challis Cup
May 21

09:30 - Axe Yacht Club's Open Day

Booking only required for dinghy tasters 'Discover Sailing'
May 21

13:30 - No Saturday Dinghy Sailing Cancelled

Due to Discover Sailing, contact Carol to offer help.
May 22

10:30 - Early Sunday Series R3 - Brown…

May 22

11:00 - May Dinghy Series

Portchester Cup
May 28-29

Dartmouth Race/Rally

Postponed - Alderney Rally instead
May 28-29

Alderney Rally

See Cruiser WhatsApp for details
May 28

13:30 - Saturday Afternoon Sailing

Dinghy Sailing
May 28

16:31 - Pursuit Race Series R2

Cruiser Racing
May 28

17:45 - River Race 3

River Racing
May 29

11:00 - May Dinghy Series

Portchester Cup
Jun 1

18:50 - Bay Race Wednesday Series R2

Cruiser Racing
June 2-5


4 day programme of events afloat & in the clubhouse
June 2-5

Admiral's Cup Series

Coastal Racing / Rallies
Jun 2

13:30 - Jubilee Dinghy Series

Jun 3

10:30 - Jubilee Dinghy Series

Jun 4

Boat Fishing Competition

Jun 4

11:00 - AOD Fleet Review

Jun 4

13:30 - Jubilee Dinghy Series

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