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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

Diesel Engine Course - Saturday 25th April

A one-day beginners' course to help you prevent & solve diesel engine failure. Mechanical failure is the main cause of rescue call-outs. Whether you sail a yacht with an auxiliary diesel engine or are a motorboat enthusiast, this course could not just save you money, but one day could save your life. AYC members @ £75 - book a place on this course and pay online using a credit or More »

Published 18:45 on 25 Feb 2020

VHF Radio Courses

Bookings are now being taken for two courses, Saturday 18th April & Sunday 10th May. AYC Members @£75, non-members @£90. Click on the links under 'Upcoming events' for more details. More »

Published 10:49 on 20 Feb 2020

IMPORTANT - Dinghy Duty Rota 2020

If you are planning to get involved in dinghy sailing this year please sign up for support boat/OOD duties on the website. Any duties unfilled by 15th March will be allocated to those who have not chosen their own dates. Click here for More »

Published 13:51 on 15 Feb 2020

Clubhouse Refurbishment

With most of the scaffolding down you can now see how the clubhouse is developing. Although the new roof makes the clubhouse look much bigger, the footprint has not been increased dramatically, but the inside space should be much more useable. Volunteer working parties will be organised in the next couple of weeks to help with decorating & fitting out. Let us know if you are available to help (weekdays or weekends). More »

Published 15:39 on 6 Feb 2020

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

Upcoming events

Mar 8

10:00 - Grizzly

April 2-3

RYA Powerboat Level 1&2

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

VHF Radio Course

AYC members @£75 - book here
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 - Motorboater pre-season meeting

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