Welcome to the University of Plymouth Yacht Club, a student-run sports club at the University of Plymouth catering for beginners and experienced sailors alike. UPYC were awarded the “UPSU Club of the Year, 2016/ 2017”.

UPYC own two J80 keelboats and are proud to offer a full calendar of events for members from general sessions for all abilities, theory and practical courses, an international racing calendar, socials and much more. Learn more about what we offer here… and don’t forget to join our Facebook group here where all our events and news is posted!

Enjoy your visit and we hope to see you on the water very soon!


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Marina Clean

On Wednesday 4th February 2019, we carried out a marina clean at Queen Anne’s Battery as part of the University’s ‘Green Week’. Our members removed a skip full of rubbish from the foreshore including rope, tires, wood and an entire large waste bin of recyclable plastic. With some of the waste evidently having been there …

Cawsand Cruise

Our first day trip of the year took us over to Cawsand’s Bay for a BBQ on the beach. Although the wind was very light, the sun was shining and for an October day, it was very warm! We drifted into Cawsand’s picked up a mooring and then ferried everyone, plus barbeques and plenty of …

Beach Clean

On Sunday 14th October, we ran a Beach Clean in collaboration with ‘Plymouth Beach Clean Volunteers’. Our members spent an afternoon at Mount Batten Beach clearing up litter and other unnatural objects from this beautiful beach. In the aftermath of Storm ‘Callum’, we found that most rubbish had been swept out to sea and the beach …

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