Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club
Established 1894, Royal Warrant 1898
Latitude 45° 18’ 21" N
Longitude 66° 22’ 17" W

Our New Travel Lift

Our new travel lift with rates for members, associate members and non members

Be a part of RKYC Racing!

As part of the fleet or part of a crew, racing is fun at the RKYC!

Learn to Sail at the RKYC

We have learn to sail programs for youth and adults

Weekly Buffets

Come join us for our delicious Thursday night buffets.

Welcome to the Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club

Welcome to the Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club, located at the intersection of the Kennebecasis and Saint John rivers in beautiful Brothers Cove, Saint John, New Brunswick. The safest and best place to keep your boat on the rivers!

Message from the Commodore!

I am very proud to be the second member of my family serving as Commodore of the RKYC, following in my father’s wake.  Involvement with boating started at an early age with me and I’ve been hanging around this club since I was very small.  Sailing, racing and boating in general at this club has had a significant, positive influence on my life and that of my family.  The people and the energy at the club were, and still are, something the members can be proud of and a great reason for new people to join.  Boating is a great way to make family memories which last a lifetime, and carry into the next generation.

Thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers, a lot of hard work and a strategic investment, a significant addition for the club is our new 75 ton travel lift, aka “The RoadRunner”.  With this new equipment, we now have more than ever to offer with the additional lifting capacity and operational flexibility that comes with this piece of equipment.  We are absolutely thrilled to be able to offer this new feature to our members and to visiting yachts.

The RKYC continues to have so much to offer, including an active marina, a full entertainment schedule and a thriving Learn to Sail program - for both adults and juniors.  Most of what the RKYC is, and does, is due to the care and dedication of our member volunteers.  We can’t do it without them.

The RKYC is also a great place for visiting cruisers on their way to enjoy our beautiful river system - the St. John and Kennebecasis rivers, and their many bays and connected lakes.  Our river system is truly one of the best areas to boat and sail anywhere.  Many cruisers from all over the world have stopped, stayed and enjoyed their time at our facilities.

In conclusion, I am looking forward to a great 2018.  I am proud to serve, and proud to belong to the RKYC!  Welcome to our Club!

Richard Oulton - Commodore RKYC

Weather Information & Webcam



Wind: WNW at 6kt. (Gust: 7)

Mostly cloudy. Low 5C.

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Canadian Power Squadron Courses

March 16, 2018

Radio Course:   Boating 3 Course:   The Radio course will take place on a Thursday/Friday Evening with exam on Saturday Morning Boating 3 will be an online Course facilitated by leaders in Saint John and Ottawa.   Please call me for details – Eric Phinney (506) 849-1892 All courses must be registered for online.…

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Sail NB Annual General Meeting and Awards Banquet

October 18, 2017

Sail NB wishes to congratulate your club on having five of its members nominated for SAIL NB AWARDS.  Winners will be announced at the SAIL NB  Awards and Recognition banquet being held at RKYC on November 4th at 5:00.  Cost of tickets is $40. for a Roast Beef Buffet. SHIRLEY AND BOB HARRITY WILL BE…

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Pre-Launch “Get Your Boat Ready” Bar Hours

April 26, 2017

Starting this weekend and going for the next three, the bar will be open Saturdays, 1 to 6, and Sundays 1 to 5. The ice machine is up and running, and the bartender can sell you a bag if you’re having drinks on your boat!

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Sail Canada Race Officer Course

April 24, 2017

SAIL CANADA RACE OFFICER COURSE MAY 6-7TH RKYC The national standard for Race Officials in Canada. Courses will include Assistant Race Officer certification. (ARO) and Club Race Officer. The course will run each day from 9-4 at the Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club in Saint John. Club Race Officer: A Club Race Officer is (CRA) manages…

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