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Welcome to the Royal Malta Yacht Club, home of the Rolex Middle Sea Race.  The Royal Malta Yacht Club has a deep commitment to yachting and organises a full programme of racing and social activities throughout the year. Located right on the water in Ta' Xbiex Marina the club offers extraordinary facilities which include a lounge bar and dining area with outdoor terraces, roof top terrace, conference rooms, a fitness room with changing rooms, waterfront facilities for small boats and a seasonal marina for larger boats.

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27 01 15
Match Racing Series first selection event for the prestigious Etchells Invitational Regatta  With the 2015 season just kicking, an eagerly awaited fixture on the Royal Malta Yacht Club racing calendar is the Match Racing Series. Races will be held on the 31st January; 7th and 21st February; 7th and 31st March and wrapped up with a final series between the four top placed teams on the 12th April.  To the uninitiated Match Racing is a sailing discipline where different teams sail on two identical boats against each other in a tournament format.   In Match Racing second place is actually last place and this results in a more intense competition with a “first or nothing” attitude resulting in very different tactics to normal fleet racing.  It is worth noting that since all races are sailed in identical boats and each team swaps boats after each race, it is the skill of the crew that determines the winner. So far six teams have sig... more