SAF Yacht Club

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SAF Yacht Club GOALS

IN THE BEGINNING

SAF Yacht Club was founded on 3 June 1967 by a group of sailing enthusiasts which includes school teachers and SAF personnel. From their vision of having a club around which can facilitate the interests of like-minded people in Singapore, the SAF Yacht Club was born.

The club has its roots associated with HMS Laburnum, an old captured Japanese warship which was then a training platform for the Singapore Naval Volunteer Reserve. When the club moved from Telok Ayer Basin to Pulau Belakang Mati (now Sentosa), it acquired the name: SAF Boat Club. In 1969, when the club relocated to Seletar Air Base, the name was changed to the present: SAF Yacht Club (SAFYC). In 1977, after a brief sojourn on the premises of Changi Sailing Club, the club moved in to its present home in Sembawang Camp.

MOVING ON

In February 1996, SAFYC, previously constituted under the General Orders of MINDEF, became a legal entity registered with the Registrar of Societies. The Club’s early sea going assets amounted to 5 GP14s, 3 Ospreys, 10 Fibrites, a 26 ft keeled sloop, a few Snipes and two Thunderbolts (locally designed 22-ft, 3-crew boat). Today, the club proudly owns a fleet of more than 270 crafts. These include Optimists, Bytes, Toppers, Lasers, Lasers IIs, Laser Pico, International 420s, 470s, Larks, Hobbie Cats and Nacras, kayaks, keel boats, jet skis and power boats.

THE NEW ERA

In 1995, MINDEF approved the recommendation of RECORD II that SAFYC develop further facilities with two club houses for NS men and their families to recognize their contributions and efforts in Total Defence. The new Sembawang Clubhouse with new facilities and a much bigger fleet of sail crafts was officially opened on 10 January 1999 by Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Defence, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam. The new Changi Clubhouse was completed in 2004 and officially opened by the Minister for Defence, Mr Teo Chee Hean on 28 May 2005.

LOOKING AHEAD

Like a relentless ship that dares the seven seas, the club has come a long way. Through the years the Club has resided in numerous humble dwellings, and it has grown from strength to strength. Now, as SAFYC sets sail for the next voyage, we can look forward to more fabulous activities, an ever-growing family spirit, and tradition par excellence for the seaward bound.

  • To provide effective and efficient club facilities and services to bring forth maximum benefits for  Members and Guests.
  • To provide and maintain high-quality training standards for our young, youth and adults in sailing and powerboat handling.
  • To create interactive opportunities for Members to share their passion for boating and sea sports.

OUR MISSION

To promote sea sports and provide a positive nautical experience for members, SAF personnel, NSmen and their families to nurture world class sailors for the nation.
OUR VISION

To be a vibrant club of choice that offers unparalleled nautical experience and produce world class sailors.

Changi Clubhouse (HQ)

Address: 110 Tanah Merah Coast Road, Singapore 498800
Nautical Address: 01° 19.86′ N 104° 00.24′ E
Tel: 6758 3032
Fax: 6389 3754
Email: [email protected]
Operating Hours: 9am – 6:30pm (Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri), last transaction must be made before 6pm
9am – 8pm (Wed, Sat, Sun), last transaction must be made before 7:30pm

Sembawang Clubhouse

Address: 43 Admiralty Road West, Singapore 759962
Nautical Address: 01° 28.15′ N 103° 49.17′ E
Tel: 6758 3359
Fax: 6757 9046
Email: [email protected]
Operating Hours: 9am – 6:30pm (Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri), last transaction must be made before 6pm
9am – 8pm (Wed, Sat, Sun), last transaction must be made before 7:30pm

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SAF Yacht Club offers all the comforts of a resort style holiday without burning a hole in your pocket. Choose from 2 types of rooms – family or twin – or the Honeymoon Suite for newlywed couples.

SAF Yacht Club Facilities

Hosting a bevy of facilities to suit almost every outdoor AND indoor function, the SAF Yacht Club is the ideal location for any occasion you might be planning. As Singapore’s ONLY sailing and marina club with two strategically-located clubhouses offering an extensive range of sea sports courses, facilities and services, we strive to provide all the essential amenities and lifestyle choices that are sure to make your experience at the Club a truly nautical one.

Please click on the links below for further details of the facilities at each Clubhouse:

Sembawang Clubhouse

  • Multi-Purpose Hall & Conference Room
  • Fitness Room
  • Fruit Machine Room
  • Members Lounge
  • Sailors Briefing Corner

Changi Clubhouse

  • MICE
  • Resort Rooms
  • Banquets
  • Infinity Pool
  • Members Lounge
  • Fitness Room