Yacht Clubs

Oldest Yacht Clubs

1 Royal Cork Yacht Club

The Royal Cork Yacht Club of Cork, Ireland is the oldest Yacht Club in the world – founded in 1720.

2 Lough Ree Yacht Club

Lough Ree Yacht Club is the second oldest Yacht Club in the world. It was founded in 1770, and, like the oldest yacht club, is also located in Ireland.

3 Starcross Yacht Club

The Starcross Yacht Club, founded in 1772, is the oldest Yacht Club in the UK and the third oldest in the world.

4 Royal Thames Yacht Club

Founded in 1775, London’s oldest yacht club is the Royal Thames Yacht Club. This club is also the world’s fourth oldest boating club.

5 Royal Yacht Squadron

The world’s fifth oldest yacht club is the Royal Yact Squadron. Founded in 1815, it is also the second oldest yacht club in London.

6 Singapore Yacht Club

Asia’s oldest boating club is the Singapore Yacht Club. It is the world’s sixth oldest yacht club being founded in 1826.

7 Royal Western Yacht Club

The Royal Western Yacht Club is the seventh oldest yacht club in the world and the fourth oldest in the UK – founded in 1827.

8 Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club

Founded in 1829, the Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club is the eighth oldest in the world.

9 Royal Swedish Yacht Club

The oldest yacht club in Scandenavia in the Royal Swedish Yacht Club. This club is the ninth oldest in the world and was started in 1830.

10 Royal Irish Yacht Club

Founded in the Irish city of Dun Laoghaire in 1831, the Royal Irish Yacht Club is the tenth oldest yacht club in the world.