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Spring Regatta Supper: Saturday 25th May

On 25th and 26th May we will be having out annual Spring Regatta. On the Saturday evening there will be a supper to discuss your days racing with your fellow competitors. Book now!

The menu for the supper will be:

Braised Lamb Shank
served with parsley and horseradish mash, steamed kale and red cabbage
Open Ravioli of Sage Roasted Squash
with Field Mushroom, Pea, Mint & Feta Cream
Lemon Meringue Pie

£23.50 per head

Book via your entry form or email Please let us know any dietary requirements when booking.

AYC Regatta Ball: Friday 23rd August

Commodore Rory Bowman and his esteemed committee at Aldeburgh Yacht Club invite you to the AYC Regatta Ball on Friday 23rd August. Bookings are live and selling out fast!

"I'm delighted that we're back with a tradtional Regatta Ball and many thanks to James Hunt for leading the charge on this: his plans have received a fantastic response and we look forward to a special AYC celebration. I would encourage you to book early to help planning and to avoid disappointment."

Rory Bowman

Please fill in the form below (you will be able to fill in the pdf) and return to to book your tickets.

2024 AYC Regatta Ball Booking Form

It will be tables of 10, or we will have AYC Club Tables for those who would like to join in but do not have a group. These tables are great for new members who would like to get to know other members and have their first experience of an AYC ball!

We also have some after dinner tickets available.

Bookings to be made by 1st August.

Pilates/Yogalates at AYC

Keira will be holding pilates classes at the Club on Mondays (9:30am) and Fridays (9:15am). On Tuesdays (9:30am) she will be holding a yogalates class. It's £60 per 6 week term or £13 drop-in. (If you miss a class you forego your place, no refunds). Contact Keira now to sign up! / 07591 519051

Watercolour Art Classes at AYC

A course of 6 watercolour classes began on Monday 29th April at 10.30am – for a 10.45 am start. There are bank holidays on 6th and 27th May, so the plan is continue through until 17th June. Each session will be 2.5 hours – arriving at 10.30 ready to start at 10.45 and finish by 1.15pm.

They will be taught by professional artist and teacher Andrew Pitt, who specialises in Watercolour painting of boats and landscapes. . The cost is £90 per course.

The first class was about materials and advice on what to buy.  Each person will have to purchase their own equipment if they don’t have it already.

If you are keen to join in, please email Ellie asap –

Regular Social Events
AYC Book Club Wednesday Evening Sailors Suppers Thursday Coffee Mornings

A new initiative that started in 2021. The idea is to have a nautical theme to the book choices. If you would like to join in, please email Ged Purves -

Sailors Suppers are on every Wednesday 19:00 - 20:30 after Wednesday racing, they will resume on April 24th when Wednesday racing starts until 25th September.

Please book in advance via Please let them know of any dietary requirements. £17 (£20 for non-members) for 2 courses.

Please see below for the menus.

The coffee mornings will run every Thursday at 10:30am until the end of June.

A small donation is asked for to go towards the coffee and biscuits and any remaining funds are donated to AYC Schools Sailing Trust, BIGKID and the Woolverstone Project.

Everyone is welcome.

If you are available to volunteer to get there early and make the coffee, Amanda would love to hear from you -


Winter Bridge Club Galley on Saturdays Sunday Lunches

AYC Bridge is on the first Thursday of the month, running 11-12:30.

Contact Amanda Churchill by emailing if you would like to join as it helps her with planning numbers for the tables.
Remember to bring a donation of a £5 for AYC Schools Sailing Trust and BIGKID.

The Galley will be open every Saturday starting 23rd March until the end of October. There will be a selection of sandwiches and hot lunches and they'll be open 12:00 - 14:30.

Come down to the Club on Saturdays to watch or take part in Saturday racing.

Sunday lunches will be on every Sunday from 14th January to 30th June.

To book, email and let them know of any dietary requirements when booking.

Please help the galley and book in advance so the caterers can plan quantities.


Note for New Members: The social events at the club are many and varied. In addition to the regular Wednesday Evening suppers through the summer and the Sunday lunches, there are usually events ranging from Scottish Country Dancing in the winter, culminating in a Burns Night Dinner, to dinners and other social events that complement the sailing calendar such as Fitting Out and Laying up Suppers. The main social event of the year is the Regatta Ball in August, and there are lots of other class dinners and drinks events as well. In the summers of 2018 and 2019 we also held themed parties where guests could dress as extras from Abba and the Beach Boys! 

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