Welcome to the online home of the East London Yacht Club.

For 75 Years ELYC has stood at its current site located just inside the Port of East London. This club has been home to many highly competitive events over the years, including but definitely not limited to the Vasco da Gama Ocean Race finish line, and the 2006 Dart 18 World Championships! It has played home to the NGO Waves for Change (https://waves-for-change.org/) for the last 6 years and has built strong relationships with the Border Canoe Club, Border Inflatable Club, East London Open Water Swimmers, Kwelera ski boat club and our sister club Buffalo River Yacht Club. The club has performed water safety services for events like Iron Man, World Surfing tours among many others.


Upcoming Events

Keep and eye on East London Yacht Club for a variety of exciting events! From thrilling regattas and friendly sailing competitions to family fun days, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re an experienced sailor or new to the sport, our community welcomes you to participate and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts. Check our events calendar for dates and details, and come make waves with us!

Some past memorable moments

End of Summer Series 2024

The end of the summer series has arrived and the results are in. Well done to all who participated it was super fun and you all made it amazing! Thank you!

Dart 18 Eastern Cape Provincials 2024

Congratulations to everyone who braved the waves this weekend! The weather was truly challenging!

Another Day Out On The Water

Sailing at East London Yacht Club is pure bliss. And the perfect end? A braai with friends as the sun sets. Cheers to weekends well spent !