Founded in 1846, the Bombay Yacht Club was commanded to be styled, in 1876, the "Royal Bombay Yacht Club" by Queen Victoria. In 1880, the waterfront Club House was built. In 1894, the Commissioners of the Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, & c. bestowed upon the Club, the Blue Ensign of Her Majesty's
Fleet with a Star of India surmounted by the Imperial Crown.
The Residential Chambers of the Club were completed in 1896.
The first Commodore of the Club was Captain Sir Henry Morland, Royal Indian Marine (1880-1891) and the first President was the Chief Justice Sir Lawrence Jenkins, Knight Commander of the Indian Empire (1900-1902)
The oldest and most
Majestic Yacht Club in Asia
The Royal Bombay Yacht Club is situated in the city of Mumbai (originally Bombay). The Club, the oldest and most majestic Yacht Club in Asia, was founded in 1846 as the Bombay Yacht Club when the then resident British community took to sailing as a sport.
Royal Bombay Yacht Club - Events
Music: In Control
Time: 08:00pm onwards
Menu: To Be Advised
- Booking for the race as well casual sails will have equal priority.
- Saturday Races:- Come to the club lounge to join as crew, by