Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club
WILLIAMSTOWN • EST 1904 • AUSTRALIA
37° 51.618S - 144° 54.224E +61.3.9393.2888
Welcome to the Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club - the RVMYC is the first founded motor yacht club in the world, beginning in the Port Phillip Hotel in Melbourne in 1904.
Perched on the waters edge in Williamstown the club has expansive views of Melbourne, the club has occupied this position in the historical port since 1936.
Our new clubhouse boasts a large outdoor dining area, function room, undercover BBQ facilities and our Member's restaurant and bar on the first floor.
View of Port Phillip from Clubhouse balcony by Simon Milligan
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RVMYC offers a social experience second to none for members and friends to enjoy, dining in a relaxed atmosphere and in convivial surroundings near the water's edge.
Bistro meals are currently available in the Member’s area on Wednesday evenings, Friday evenings and Sunday lunch.
The Club is also offering a meal service for Friday lunch until Friday 21st December. Visitor's and guests of members are welcome.
The Bistro service will not be in operation for the majority of January due to members' boating commitments and enjoying the summer weather, however members and guests will be informed when meals will resume.
The Club is also proud to offer private functions in the downstairs function room. RVMYC is one of Melbourne’s most picturesque venues overlooking the bay and the Melbourne City Skyline.
Our functions are managed by Ed Dixon Food Design who are a highly reputable boutique catering company. Refer to the Functions and Events section further below for more information.
Become a Member
Make a reservation
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Bar and Restaurant
Bar & Bistro
Bistro Dinner: 6pm to 9pm.
Bar : 5pm - 10.30pm
Bar & Bistro
Bistro Lunch: 12pm - 2.30pm
Bistro Dinner: 6pm - 9pm(Last orders taken)
Bar: 5pm - 10.30pm
Bar & Bar snacks available from 12 - 8pm
Bar & Bistro:
Bistro Lunch: 12pm to 2.30 pm.
Bar: 12pm - 8pm approx.
Friday 7th and Sunday 9th December
Come and enjoy our unique location, and be lulled by the lapping water edge in our clubrooms, open to members and their guests.
The RVMYC has a private dining room making it the perfect place to entertain in Williamstown. The dining room opens out onto our roof top terrace to offer more for your guests. We can offer a sense of occasion without unnecessary formalities, making us ideal for celebrations, soirees and events, professional or personal.
We are flexible with what we can offer and have an open mind when it comes to your idea of perfection. This is your event and we can help as little or as much as required, whether you need to wow the crowd or keep things informal.
Our bar menu focuses on fresh and local produce, with a few ingredients from the places that have inspired our dishes, with a distinct Waterfront identity. Canapé menus can be prepared if you want to achieve that more social experience for your guests.
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The Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club is proud to offer private functions in the downstairs function room. RVMYC is one of Melbourne’s most picturesque venues overlooking the bay and the Melbourne City Skyline. The club can host your next birthday, wedding, christening, corporate Christmas party and the like. Our functions are managed by Ed Dixon Food Design.
About Ed Dixon Food Design:
“We live and love food”
Founded in 2001, EDFD is a boutique catering company renowned for providing more than a designer culinary experience. With a team of passionate, personable and fun event enthusiasts, each event is elevated to a creative and vibrant experience for their clients. They are committed to the design of all event elements; including furniture, floral and venue styling as well as using locally grown, seasonal and ethically sourced produce to create delectable menus.
EDFD is proudly supported by many of Melbourne, and Victoria's top restaurant and event venues. Their business is built on strong relationships, working with great people, energetic staff, committed suppliers and giving their clients an event experience unlike any other.
The only thing EDFD love more than food is a fantastic celebration, they will go above and beyond to make it an unforgettable night with memories to last forever.
Phone: 9419 4502
The Committee has reviewed the Club’s By-Laws, specifically By-Laws numbered 57, 66 and 70 and determined
members are permitted to take and consume BYO alcohol into and within the Club’s designated BBQ Area.
ROYAL VICTORIAN MOTOR YACHT CLUB
260 Nelson Place
Williamstown, Victoria 3016
Phone: +61 3 9393 2888
Copyright 2013 RVMYC 260 Nelson Place P.O. Box 25 Williamstown, Victoria 3016 Telephone 03 9393 2888