Middle Island & Sunset Bar

The Middle Island Clubhouse is the perfect spot for pre and post race socialising or simply hanging out with the children. Whether you hire a dinghy or kayak, help your little ones fish, paddle in the clean water or just sit in the shade and enjoy the view, it’s one of the quietest and most relaxing spots to be found so close to the city.

In fact, after events or a day's sailing many of our regular members tie up or drop of crew at the club pontoon for a quick BBQ and drink before picking up their regular moorings. Middle Island can also be reached on weekends via the club ferry leaving from the main Abderdeen clubhouse every 30 minutes, or by the RHYC sanpan from deep water bay.

The licensed bar serves a limited snack menu and offers a wide range of pre-prepared food for members to cook on our state-of-the-art barbeques. If you are an excellent sailor, but really bad at cooking, one of the staff will always help! Middle Island is also a popular venue for regular themed evening social events. It can be booked for private daytime and evening functions.

Middle Island is open only on weekends or on public holidays as listed in the club Magazine Horizons.

Opening Hours 


F&B Opening Hours

First Ferry to MI

Last Ferry to ABC

Tuesday - Friday





1200hrs–2100hrs 1200hrs 2115hrs
Sundays & Public Holidays




Closed on Mondays