Welcome to the Royal Malta Yacht Club, a club rich in history having been founded in 1835. It is the only yacht club in Malta and is a founder member of the Malta Sailing Federation.
The Royal Malta Yacht Club has a deep commitment to yachting and organises a full programme of racing and social activities throughout the year. Located right on the water in Ta’ Xbiex Marina the club offers extraordinary facilities which include a lounge bar and dining area with outdoor terraces, roof top terrace, conference rooms, a fitness room with changing rooms, waterfront facilities for small boats and a seasonal marina for larger boats.
Malta with its wonderful weather has a great lifestyle with plenty of opportunities for sport and the club is an ideal base for yachtsmen whether for racing or cruising at any time of year. It is a favourite port of call for members of renowned yacht clubs from all over the world with which the club has reciprocal agreements.
The club is run by a committee elected by the full members of the club. The members vary in age and profession but share a common passion for, yachting and the social life that is generated around the club. It is not necessary to own a boat to be a member of the club and enjoy the benefits of a private social club in a beautiful waterfront location.
Manoel Island was originally known as l'Isola del Vescovo or il-G|ira tal-Isqof in Maltese (literally translated as "the Bishop's Island"). In 1643 Jean Paul Lascaris, Grandmaster of the Knights of Malta, constructed a quarantine hospital on the island.
The RMYC Committee is headed by the Commodore of the Royal Malta Yacht Club and is responsible for the day to day running of all events organised by the Club. The Committee consists of nine members and meet two to three times monthly.
The Rolex Middle Sea Race is not just about offshore racing. It's about the love and respect every mariner has for the sea. Bicref and the R.M.Y.C.are pleased to offer a special prize to the yacht that reports the best whale and dolphin sighting.