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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 800 members and a large modern clubhouse.

Latest news

Thanks to everyone who helped with the New Members Event!

Despite a brief downpour, we welcomed over 70 new members to AYC on Saturday. Thanks to all the volunteers who helped make the event a success. Tours of the yard with Harbour Services were very popular & the Training Team provided lots of information on courses. The bar volunteers were particularly busy and Bob & his helpers produced an excellent buffet. Well done all ! Click for photos. More »

Published 10:22 on 26 Jul 2021

Pizza & Skittles 14th August

Exe Valley Pizza Co cooked pizzas for 81 members on Saturday - a great evening! They will be returning on 14th August, when hopefully the mobile skittle alley will be in action too. Book early to avoid disappointment! Click for more photos. More »

Published 08:37 on 20 Jul 2021

** New Members' Event - This Sat 24th July **

If you have not yet replied to the Membership Sec please email him ASAP. If you accepted the invitation to the original event in June, please confirm whether you will be attending on this revised date. More »

Published 00:00 on 20 Jul 2021

COVID 19 Guidance: changes from 19th July

Given the rising number of COVID cases, we urge all AYC members to remain cautious as legal restrictions are lifted. We will continue to encourage social distancing within the clubhouse. Although the Rule of 6 and the wearing of face masks will no longer be mandatory, we would ask members to wear masks inside the Clubhouse unless seated in the bar. We encourage you to use the More »

Published 10:40 on 16 Jul 2021

Axe Regatta 2021 - The Commodore's Log

Click here to read the Commodore's round up of the weekend's events. Photos have been added to the 'Galleries' area of the website. More »

Published 13:53 on 5 Jul 2021

Pizza Night - Saturday 17th July *SOLD OUT*

If you missed out this time Exe Valley Pizza Co will be returning to AYC on 14th August. Book early to avoid disappointment! More »

Published 00:00 on 5 Jul 2021

Upcoming events

August 2-3

RYA Powerboat Level 1&2

FULLY BOOKED - contact for waiting list
Aug 4

18:30 - Wed Evening Dinghy Series R6

Aug 6

17:45 - Axe One Design Regatta

River Race
August 7-12

Alderney/Channel Island Rally

Proposed dates - contact Cruising WG via WhatsApp
Aug 7

Beer Regatta

Dinghy races
Aug 7

Lyme Regis Regatta

Dinghy & Cruiser races
Aug 7

13:30 - Saturday pm Dinghy Sailing

Aug 7

18:30 - AOD Regatta - River Race 8

Aug 8

11:00 - Dinghy Pursuit Race Series

Open to all subject to sea/wind conditions
Aug 8

14:15 - Dinghy Pursuit Race Series

Aug 8

19:00 - AOD Regatta

Aug 11

18:30 - Wed Evening Dinghy Series R7

Aug 12

Beer Regatta

Lugger & cruiser races
August 12-16

Cadet Week

Bookings closed
Aug 14

17:00 - Pizza & Skittles Night

Book here & pay online.
Aug 21

13:30 - Saturday pm Dinghy Sailing

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