Newcastle Yacht Club

The sailing season runs from Easter through the summer to the start of October. Race events are held on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. In the summer the club offers a training facility for members and non-members to learn how to sail or improve their techniques. We have an active social scene and always welcome new members.

The original boats used by the club were Seaflys as they were thought to be the most suitable for the conditions encountered in Dundrum bay. However, the club now boasts a wide range of craft. We have a number of RS boats including RS200, RS400, RS Vision and RS Feva. We also have many Mirrors, Scorpions, Lasers and Toppers in the fleet.

In recent years a number of the members have moved on to larger cruisers with annual summer trips exploring the Scottish Isles.

NYC is very much a family orientated club with generations of sailors passing through it. We are always looking for new members of any age.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newcastle Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

Direction from Belfast

Newcastle is located on the east coast of Northern Ireland in the County of Down at the foot of the Mourne Mountains. From Belfast take the A24 south. Drive through Carryduff, Ballynahinch, Seaforde and Dundrum until you reach Newcastle. Drive straight through the town and head for Kilkeel. The harbour is visable from Newcastle Main street and located approximately 1 mile south of Newcastle on the left hand side of the road.

Directions from the South

Coming from Dublin or the South head to Newry. From Newry head for Downpatrick/Hilltown. Once in Hilltown head for Bryansford/Newcastle Once you arrive in Newcastle main street the harbour is visable from here and follow the above instructions.

GPS Location 54.197772, -5.886998

Postcode for your Sat Nav - BT33 OEX
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Contact Details

12 South Promenade
Newcastle
Down
BT33 0EY

Website:
www.newcastleyachtclub.co.uk
Tel: 07914 691366
Mob: 07980 565651