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

Upcoming Events

Weather Information & Webcam



Wind: East at 0.5kt. (Gust: 3)

Mainly cloudy. Low -3C.

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Notice of Meeting

January 26, 2016

The Notice of Meeting for the upcoming annual meeting (Thursday, Feb 11th)  is attached.  The buffet that night is roast prime rib and baked shrimp salmon casserole at $26 per person (taxes and gratuities included).  The meeting will start after the buffet at 7:30 pm.   Annual Meeting Feb 2016

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The January Edition of the Blue Duster is here

January 20, 2016

The most recent Blue Duster is attached.  Thanks to Dr. Herb Mitton for taking the time to submit an article on his Bermuda trip and the America’s Cup. BD JAN 2016 (1)

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Spinnaker Brothers this Friday

January 14, 2016

The  Spinnaker Bros will be playing this Friday night, Jan 15th. This is the first entertainment for 2016, so come on out, enjoy the music, and socialize!

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Merry Christmas!

December 23, 2015

There is still space available if you wish to attend the New Year’s Eve event at the RKYC.  The cost is $25 per person and includes a DJ, scrumptious snack, bubbly  and a fireworks display at midnight.  You can sign up on Facebook but please let us know you are coming before December 30. There…

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