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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

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

AGM & Open Forum - Sunday 8th December

The AGM will be held at Kilmington Village Hall at 11am. Tea/coffee served from 10:15 to 10:45. An Open Forum will follow the AGM. For more details please click here. More »

Published 10:25 on 21 Nov 2019

AAC Open Discussion

Notes from the October Open Discussion are now available on the website under Activities Afloat. You need to be logged in to see the link. More »

Published 09:28 on 4 Nov 2019

Class win for Axe One Design at Bosham Classic Boat Revival

Four AODs participated in September's Bosham Classic Boat Revival. The Axes were entered into Class C, grouped with the International 12s, dinghies of comparable performance. Steve Daniel in AOD No.6 Swallow , convincingly won the Class C five-race regatta. Nigel Daniel in AOD No.1 came second, Bryan Davis in AOD No.8 came in 5 th and Chris Ashlett-Brown in AOD No.23 came in 10 th . The weather was perfect, moderate NWlys and sunshine More »

Published 13:26 on 25 Sep 2019

AYC 5yr Development Plan 2018-2023

The AYC Development Plan lays out the Club's ambitions & plans for the 5yr period commencing 1st October 2018. The main purpose of the plan is to provide a clear direction enabling the Club to focus activity & investment in both people & facilities identified for development. It aims to build on the success of the Club's '5yr Strategy to Develop Family Sailing' 2012-2017. The Executive Committee has recently reviewed & updated the Development Plan; More »

Published 10:55 on 20 Sep 2019

Upcoming events

Dec 8

11:00 - AGM & Open Forum

Kilmington Village Hall
Apr 4

10:00 - Dinghy Working Party

Apr 4

13:30 - Saturday Sailing

Dinghy sailing season starts
Apr 18

15:00 - Early Saturday Series R1

First cruiser bay race of the season
May 8

VE Day Celebrations

May 9-10

Exmouth Race & Rally

First passage race/rally of the season
May 16

Push The Boat Out

June 19-21

Axe One Design Regatta

July 10-12


July 24-28

Cadet Week

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