Commodore Trevor Tansey, who has been a member for 48 years, said: "The purpose of the anniversary is also to face the future.
Members bought the nearby former Admiral public house and plan to use it for the RMYC
and repair the nearby pier, formerly used by oil company Vesta.
was founded in 1844 and counted then Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel among its members.
's first Patron was Queen Victoria and each reigning monarch continued the patronage until 1952 when it was taken over by the Duke of Edinburgh, who had visited its headquarters in 2008.
Trailerable multihulls have access to a launching ramp and parking, while berths and moorings can be organised by contacting the RMYC
Broken Bay on 02 9997 5511.
* ROCK FERRY WATERFRONT REGENERATION THE chairman of RMYC
, Cliff Renshaw, said creating a new 100-berth marina, giving 24 hour access to the river and a new sailing centre was crucial to the success of the project.
's Cliff Renshaw said they wanted to be able to allow the public to access the pier, at the end of which will also be a type of marina for the club's yachts.
THE Royal Mersey Yacht Club (RMYC
) will welcome its patron the Duke of Edinburgh during today's Royal visit.
Freedom From MS Regatta 26 April to 2 May RPAYC, CYCA, RMYC
Club events included in the regatta are: CYCA (Ruschcutters Bay)--Sunday 26 April, Audi Winter Series launch RPAYC (Newport)--Wednesday 29 April, Wednesday Race Series RMYC
(Newport)- Friday 1 May, Twilight Race Autumn Series Dobroyd Aquatic Centre (Rodd Point)--first Winter Series pointscore event
It's a great way to survey the club and race's histories and a fun way to learn everything from the marvellously arcane ("23 December 1948--Film night and reception for Jack Earl, RMYC
") to the legendary (26 December 2005--...