Royal Victoria Yacht Club (RVYC)

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Welcome to the Royal Victoria Yacht Club

 Join the Royal Victoria Yacht Club - fun, friendly and affordable; a place to race; a place to start your cruise; a place to have fun with families and friends; a place to get away! Founded in June 1892, RVYC is the oldest yacht club in western Canada. Programs and facilities in Cadboro Bay include:

  • organized racing (click here for the racing schedule, here for race officer signup, here for crewing opportunities)
  • organized cruising activities (click here for scheduled events);
  • docks with moorage for over 350 boats and dry dock space for dinghies and small keelboats (click here for foreshore information);
  • a marine ways, boat ramp, workshop, change rooms, showers, and laundry;
  • a Clubhouse for members and guests with a lovely waterfront dining room and pub, lounges and rooms for juniors and private functions, including weddings (click here for dining hours and menu information.)

Club facilities in Sidney's Tsehum Harbour include docks with moorage for about 85 boats, a workshop and planned new lounge.


RVYC Latest News

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

No Host Cocktails at 7:30pm, Small Plates begin at 8:00pm

$65 per person including taxes and gratuity.

Ring in the New Year with cocktails & small plates.
Enjoy a selection of Chef prepared hors d'oeuvres created in front of you.

Toast the New Year with a glass of champagne at Midnight.

DJ by Sound Choice Entertainment.

Please reserve your tickets with the office (250) 592-2441 or email at [email protected]

Cancellations after December 19, 2014 will be charged in full


Staff Gratuities Fund 

The Executive Committee invites you to contribute to the Staff Gratuities Fund as a tangible way of expressing your thanks for the Staff's service during the past year. The gratuity is divided up between the full-time and part-time year round staff. Foreshore, Administration, Accounts, Sailing and Kitchen Staff all have a share. Servers and the General Manager are not part of the gratuity pool. 

Click here for the Staff Gratuity Form


Timelapse Video of RVYC Marina Rebuild at Cadboro Bay

Videos will be updated every several weeks so check back to watch the progress of this historic, environmentally friendly rebuild.


Latest Update September 2nd

August 1st

East Docks

Clubhouse Cam

Clubhouse Cam to July 15th

View of North Docks

View of East Docks

View from Clubhouse


Sign up for the Jibsheet!

If you aren't already reading the weekly club news in the Jibsheet each Friday you can now sign up online on the bottom of the RVYC homepage. You must be logged in to the website to be able to register. Please contact the office if you require assistance.


Paddleboards and Keelboat Bookings Online...

Did you know that you can book club owned Paddleboards and Keelboats online.

For Paddleboards, go here.  Cost is $20 for 3 hours of paddling fun for both Members and Guests.

For Keelboats, go here.  Keelboat rates can be reviewed here.


RVYC Facebook page

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