Founded more than 100 years ago, the Yacht Club Uruguayo is the Sailing National Authority, fomenting all yachting classes, producing excellent yachtsmen and instilling good sportsmanship in all its sailors.
It is the only Yacht Club in Montevideo with 400+ boats, as administrator of the Puerto del Buceo.
The building has been declared part of the Arquitectural Heritage of Montevideo and houses an excellent Restaurant, a Members´ Sailing Pub, an Events Hall, comfortable shower and locker rooms and a full Gym, plus accommodation for 25 people in shared rooms.
It boasts an open Swimming Pool and children´s pool, surrounded by a big park.
The club has also several tennis, football and hockey courts.
With respect to sailing facilities, there is a wide dinghy ramp, several dinghy sheds, a ship yard, a lift for boats and zodiacs and three piers.
And the most complete racing infrastructure in Uruguay, with 3 Committee boats, 8 support boats, several officers and juries and, most important, dozens of volunteers for each international event, with a real commitment to the sport.