Rappahannock River Yacht Club


RRYC was founded in 1936 in Irvington, Virginia, to serve the interests of local pleasure boat owners. Together the first members acquired the present property on Carter’s Creek off the Rappahannock River, just down King Carter Drive  from Tide’s Inn.

100 Rappahannock Road
Irvington, VA 22480
(804) 438-6650


Premier Sailing School


A Virginia sailing school near the Chesapeake Bay, has a well-deserved reputation for offering top quality instruction in a safe, fun environment. This professional sailing school located at the Tides Inn offers US Sailing Keelboat certificate courses plus a wide range of sailing options for families and for children as young as 6.

PO Box 779
Irvington, Virginia 22480


Marinas in Irvington

Rappahannock Yachts

At Rappahannock Yachts, our tradition of craftsmanship goes back to the days when watermen working the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries depended upon sound, functioning boats for their livelihood. Our full-time craftsmen, along with a corps of experienced subcontractors, embody that heritage and its commitment to methods and materials that stand the test of time.

For planning and managing your refit or repair, we rely on more modern technology. Our custom-designed proprietary software lets us track each boat through an entire job and provides us with a database of work history that makes for accurate estimates and pinpoint scheduling.

70 Rappahannock Road
Post Office Box 220
Irvington, Virginia 22480
phone (804) 438-5353
fax (804) 438-6907


Custom Yacht Service

Custom Yacht Service is a full service boat yard specializing in the maintenance and repair of fine pleasure craft from 17 to 70 feet in length.  With a 50-ton travel lift and 9 feet mean-low-water depth at our docks we are able to accommodate a vast array of both sailing and power vessels. Our in-house carpentry, fiberglass, paint, mechanical, and systems departments are second to none when it comes to the high level of care and attention to detail we devote to each and every job, regardless of size.

In the same spirit as our service departments, the Custom Yacht Service Brokerage staff is eager to meet the specialized needs of buyers and sellers alike.

We are centrally located on the Chesapeake Bay of Virginia’s Rappahannock River and welcome all inquiries from discriminating yacht owners who will be satisfied by only the best in quality, custom, yacht service.

96 Seafood Lane
Irvington, VA 22480
Fax: 804-438-6116