The Royal Natal Yacht Club is the oldest Yacht Club in Africa, and is the fifth oldest Yacht Club in the Southern Hemisphere. It was constituted in May, 1858, when the first Regatta was held in Durban, and the Durban Regatta Club was formed. It later became known as the Natal Yacht Club, and in 1891 received its charter, and from henceforth received the treasured title The Royal Natal Yacht Club.
SITUATION (how to get there)
RNYC is situated in the Durban Marina, on the Victoria Embankment, Durban harbour. Access is via the Esplanade road. As you cross over the railway line, the club is on the right (PYC is on the left).
Map reference: 29° 54' 43" S 31° 01' 2" E
CLASSES CATERED FOR
All types of keelboats, dinghies and catamarans. Keelboats at the club range from the Flying 15 and up.
Yacht racing and cruising, restaurant, bar.
PO Box 2946
4000 South Africa
Tel: +27 31 301 5425