Venue FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


How many people can fit in your function room?

We can comfortably accommodate 80 guests seated, or up to 100 guests standing in our function room [depending on your set-up]. We also have a large entrance foyer which is perfect for arrival drinks or registration and a beautiful balcony.


Do you provide catering for events on request?

FYC is a venue hire-only facility, meaning you must supply your own catering [food, no BYO alcohol ] for your event. If you need help sourcing a caterer, just let us know and we would be happy to give you some ideas!


Is parking available at the club?

The yacht club does not have a private car park. Guests are able to use the parking area directly near the club.

Please note that FYC is not responsible for any fines incurred. 


Are there blinds along with the windows that I can use while we are having our presentation?

Yes, we have shear blinds along with the windows, with the exception of the 2 x doorways leading out onto the balcony.


Can I have my hen/bucks party at FYC?

Unfortunately, FYC does not accept bookings for hens or bucks parties.


Do you provide staff?

FYC is a venue hire-only facility. 

We are able to organise bar/wait staff for your event at an additional cost  [subject to availability].


How far in advance will I have access to the club to set up for my event?

We will endeavour to provide you with as much access as you need to set up your function.

Access time to set up is negotiable, depending on the club used by its members and other event bookings in place.


How long is my event allowed to go for?

A standard booking on a Friday or Saturday is 5 hours, however, this is negotiable [additional charges may apply].


Am I able to leave items at the club for collection the next day / at a later date?

Unfortunately, we have limited storage space for items at the club and therefore we ask that all items be taken with you at the end of your event.


What furniture do you have available?

  • 8 x large round tables [seat 10]
  • 100 x chairs
  • 3 x cocktail / bar tables
  • 15 square cafe tables

Please check the above closer to your event date, as items may vary.


Can I hire my own furniture?

Yes, you are more than welcome to hire your own furniture. Please just be mindful that it will need to be collected at the end of your event.


Do you set up the furniture for us and pack it away?

FYC is able to provide you with the use of our furniture, however, it is the hirer’s responsibility to set this up and also pack it away at the end of the function.


Is there space for a dance floor/area?

Whilst FYC does not provide a physical dance floor, there is space to have a dance area in the room, depending on your set-up and guest numbers.


Do you allow coffins on-site for funeral services and is there adequate access for this?

We do allow coffins on site.