Middle Thames Yacht Club was founded in 1956, at Richmond upon Thames, moving to
Sunbury on Thames in 1960. The objectives of the Club are to promote and encourage
motor boating and yachting generally, on the non-tidal and tidal Thames, and to engage
in inter-club boating and social activities. The year 2006 marked the Club's 50th
anniversary and there were several special celebrations to mark the occasion.
The Club has an attractive location on Sunbury Lock Island with the clubhouse and
moorings facing the Sunbury side of the river. Access to the club is possible by
club ferry from Sunbury or by using the club car park and a short walk on the Walton