Founded in 1862, Holywood Yacht Club is one of the oldest yacht clubs in Ireland
Holywood Yacht Club is a small friendly and active sailing club which caters for all levels and abilities. The sailing season runs from April to September during which there is regular racing and sailing with a rescue boat on hand, training days and an annual Regatta. Members are currently sailing Wayfarers, Picos, Toppers, Mirrors, Holywood Sharpies and Lasers. The club has a number of Toppers available for hire to members.
The club welcomes new members of all ages and is well known for being family-friendly and down-to-earth. Through out the year members organize an entertainments programme which centres on the club house bar and hall with their fabulous views over Belfast Lough.