International Council of Yacht Clubs (ICOYC)

The ICOYC was formed in 2006 and the members now include many of the world’s leading yacht clubs.

RVYC is proud to be a founding member of ICOYC. We work together, sharing our experience, for the benefit of all our individual club members. In the words of John McNeill, ICOYC president, "Although the Council is made up of well established clubs with a basis of history and traditions, you’ll find that as a network of organizations we are focused on the future of our clubs and the sport, and are sensitive to how we must evolve to meet the needs of our individual clubs and memberships. Council Member Clubs share an active passion for the sport, similar business models in size and complexity, and a mutual trust that allows us to openly explore our thoughts and experiences, both good and bad, in a persistent effort toward improvement."

For newsletters, events, and more information, please visit the ICOYC website. For a list of ICOYC member clubs, please click here: ICOYC Member Clubs

The annual Commodores’ Forum, open to the flag officers and general managers of Council clubs, is a highlight of our calendar, but we are involved in many more inter-club activities, as the ICOYC website shows. Any of the officers will be happy to talk in more detail about the Council, so get in touch if you would like additional information.

ICOYC Invitational Regatta - postponed until 2020 or 2021

The first ever ICOYC Invitational Regatta - imagine it: clubs from all over the world sending teams to beautiful Marblehead, MA to race at host club Eastern Yacht Club in the super fun J/70 class. 

Sailing Events at ICOYC Member Clubs - RVYC members welcome

Click the links below for more information on this events to which members of RVYC have been invited.

1. Ski and Sail Racing 4 - 7 June 2020  Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (Kongelig Norsk Seilforening) (Oslo Norway)
2. ICOYC Cruise 31 Aug – 12 September 2020 Royal Southern Yacht Club (England)
3. Helga Cup (Women's Regatta) 11 - 14 June 2020 Norddeutscher Regatta Verein (Hamburg Germany)
4. ICOYC Americas Forum  17 – 19 April 2020, Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans
5. ICOYC World Forum - 28 Feb to 3 Mar 2021 Sandringham Yacht Club (Melbourne Australia) followed by Auckland New Zealand for the Americas Cup

Contact the ICOYC by email.

Or write to the administration centre:
International Council of Yacht Clubs
3811 Point Grey Road
Vancouver, BC V6R 1B3

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