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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. 83 Years later the Club has over 850 members and a large modern clubhouse.

Latest news

RYA Powerboat Level 1&2

Bookings are now being taken for the next two day powerboat course at AYC - Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd April. No previous experience needed. AYC members £170, book online by clicking on the link under 'Upcoming events'. Non-members £210, contact the training secretary ( to book. More »

Published 18:54 on 4 Jan 2020

AYC Programme 2020

The 2020 programme has now been uploaded to the website. Printed programmes will be sent out to members with renewal packs in January. More »

Published 09:58 on 24 Dec 2019

Axe Vale Festival Awards Grant to AYC.

We are delighted to announce that Axe Vale Festival have awarded us a grant of £1000 from the profits of the 2019 Axe Vale Show. The funding is for a Gridforce ground protection system, which will be used to reinforce the shingle beach beside the clubhouse. This will improve accessibility to dinghy sailing in Lyme Bay & should be in place for the start of the 2020 sailing season. More »

Published 12:40 on 11 Dec 2019

Lloyds Bank Shield awarded to the Treasurer

Kevin has made an outstanding contribution to the Club, serving on the EC since 2010, initially as Social Secretary, then as RC Social. He then took on the role of Club Secretary from 2013 to 2016 & for the last 3 years has been Treasurer. His careful & thorough budgeting has ensured that the funds required for the current refurbishment can be ring-fenced whilst continuing to undertake routine operations incl maintenance of the More »

Published 18:01 on 9 Dec 2019

Dredging is underway!

Dredging has started this week - on schedule and thanks to Malcolm getting the licenses sorted. More »

Published 14:51 on 6 Dec 2019

AYC Prize Giving

90 members packed into the Old Picture House function room to see trophies awarded to sailors & motor boaters of all ages. Duncan LD was most successful dinghy sailor in the bay races again, David M took most of the cruiser trophies. Aria K was best beginner & Ben C put in the best cadet performance overall. River race success for Nigel D, the IFI for Kate P & the biggest fish for Bob M More »

Published 15:30 on 21 Nov 2019

Upcoming events

Feb 1

19:00 - Meet The Neighbours Supper

Hosted by Lyme Regis SC
Mar 8

10:00 - Grizzly

April 2-3

RYA Powerboat Level 1&2

BOOKINGS NOW OPEN - only 1 place left!
Apr 4

10:00 - Dinghy Working Party

Apr 4

13:30 - Saturday Sailing (Dinghies)

Apr 5

11:00 - Warm up sail

Apr 10

14:00 - Easter Dinghy Series

R1 & R2
Apr 11

13:30 - Easter Dinghy Series

R3 & R4
Apr 11

19:00 - Fitting Out Party

Apr 12

11:00 - Easter Dinghy Series

R5 & R6
Apr 12

14:15 - Easter Dinghy Series

R7 & R8
Apr 13

11:00 - Easter Dinghy Series

R9 & R10
April 14-15

RYA Safety Boat

Apr 18

13:30 - Saturday Sailing (Dinghies)

Apr 18

15:00 - Early Saturday Series R1

Cruiser bay race (Challis Cup)
Apr 19

11:00 - April / May Dinghy Series

R1 & R2 (Porchester Cup)
Apr 19

15:45 - Early Sunday Series R1

Cruiser bay race (AYC Cup)
Apr 22

17:45 - Wednesday Series R1

Cruiser bay race
Apr 24

16:00 - Support boat refresher

Apr 24

18:30 - Motorboaters Pre-Season Meetin…

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