Ballyhome Yacht Club, Bangor, Northern Ireland


2024 ILCA 6 Youth European Championships

Ballyholme Yacht Club is situated on the shore of Ballyholme Bay in the city of Bangor, Co Down.

Hotels, Guest Houses and Bed & Breakfast accommodation

Bangor has a wide variety of local bed & breakfasts, guest-houses, hotels and houses to rent within walking distance of the clubhouse. All of these can be viewed and easily booked at

To expand your options, you can also consider accommodation in the following areas:

  • Groomsport (5 minutes drive)
  • Donaghadee (10 minute drive)
  • Millisle (20 minute drive)
  • Newtownards (20 minute drive)
  • Belfast Lough towns/villages such as Crawfordsburn, Cultra, Helen’s Bay
Camping & Motorhomes

A number of camping and motorhome pitches with access to temporary toilet facilities and the club’s shower and toilet facilities will be available on grounds next to the venue. To register interest, please email and add ‘motorhome/camping’ in the subject line.

Properties for rent

We have a list of 4 properties that some of our members are kindly willing to rent out to competitors during the event at Ballyholme. They are happy to be contacted by telephone or email with any queries directly;

  • Theresa Nixon – 07808368957
  • Linda Harrison – 07965463395
  • Katy Lockhart – 07834353246
  • Simon Griffin – 07737154024
  • Lynda Broderick – 07732116996
  • Adam Smith – +44 (0) 7739104343
  • Heather Campbell – +44 (0) 7702704903
Swap homes
  • Family home that could accommodate a sailor and their family during the last 2 weeks of July and the first few days in August. 5 minutes walk from Ballyholme Yacht Club. Owners would be happy to swap homes with a visiting family so that they could holiday in their country while they’re here in Northern Ireland. Contact Valerie McDonough –