Welcome to Deben Yacht Club, founded in 1838 on the beautiful River Deben in Woodbridge, Suffolk. Whether you are new to sailing or a seasoned racer, we are a welcoming and family friendly club. Please take a look at our Club News and Upcoming Events below to see what going on now and in the near future .

The Deben Yacht Club offers a full calendar of events throughout the sailing season including a mixture of dinghy & yacht racing, flotillas and leisure sailing, all supported by our safety boat team. We are an RYA Training Centre and offer a number of sailing training courses for cadets and adults as well as safety boat courses for members.

It’s easy to store and launch your boat – we have a large dinghy park, modern slipway and 21 moorings. If you don’t have a boat, we have over 30 club dinghies for members to hire including Toppers, Topper Argos, RS Qubas, RS Fevas, Laser and Wayfarers.

To get a feel for the club and the wide range of activities we offer, please explore our website and take a look at our newsletter. If you are interested in joining or have any questions please contact the membership secretary.

Thomas Yeung, Commodore

Upcoming Club Events
  • Open Regatta (& Paddler) Weekend 3 and 4 Yacht W/E 2 Cherubs (HW 15:07)
    26/05/2024  13:00 - 17:00

  • Down-River Flotilla (HW 15:46)
    27/05/2024  13:00 - 17:00

  • On-Board 4 (16:00 - 19:00) (HW 19:14)
    31/05/2024  16:00 - 20:00

  • Evening Points 3 Yachts 3 On-the-water Evening (HW 20:21)
    01/06/2024  18:30 - 22:30

  • Beginners Sail Training 3 (HW 21:31)
    02/06/2024  17:30 - 21:30



Tide times for 26 May 2024

Tide Time Height
High  02:37 3.9m
Low   07:50 0.6m
High  15:00 3.8m
Low   20:29 0.5m

Tide times for 27 May 2024

Tide Time Height
High  03:17 3.9m
Low   08:29 0.7m
High  15:41 3.7m
Low   21:11 0.5m

Tide times for 28 May 2024

Tide Time Height
High  04:01 3.8m
Low   09:15 0.8m
High  16:25 3.6m
Low   22:00 0.5m

Best yacht club with great facilities and very friendly members

Roger G (Google Reviews)