The Royal Hamilton Yacht Club has offered some of the top sailing programs in Canada since 1888. John Robertson Sr., Canada’s first Olympic sailor was a member of RHYC. Sailors from RHYC have a long and distinquished record of achievement at all levels and aspects of racing and competitive sailing.

This proud history continues in the present day.

What Goes On at RHYC?



Family Social Activity


Canoeing & Kayaking

Dining & Entertaining

Learning to Sail for all ages

Skills Improvement Training

Benefits of Membership

For racing, sailors racing takes place twice weekly from May through October, with numerous weekend events too. For cruising members, there's a busy calendar of weekend cruises to reciprocal yacht clubs.

Not a boater? Not to worry. An active social calendar keeps things hopping ashore.

From the deck of our outdoor swimming pool and licensed patio, you'll enjoy breathtaking views of the west harbour escarpment and the Royal Botanical Gardens. 

There's a complete range of fully serviced floating docks for power and sailing. Launch facilities, mast hoists, ramps, dry sail, and winter storage areas are also available. 

Please contact the Harbourmaster on 905 528-8464 ext. 225 for availability and terms of use.

To arrange a personal tour of RHYC or to obtain further information just call our General Manager on 905 528-8464 ext. 221.  You can also email your membership questions direct to:


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