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Dunhill The Royal Yacht

​Dunhill Royal Yacht is a singular blend of bright Virginias for sweetness and darker Virginias for more body and richness. The tobaccos are matured, then combined and finally finished with a unique mixture of flavors to create a blend unlike any other.

From now until 6/30/16, all Dunhill tin prices reflect $1.00 off our regular pricing.

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1.76OZ TIN In Stock $15.31 $9.88
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Overall Rating 4.4 out of 5 Based on 20 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Dunhill The Royal Yacht”

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3 out of 5
Too sweet
Nice Virginias with a super sweet casing
5 out of 5
one of the best
I have tried well over 100 tobaccos in the 40 years of pipe smoking. Royal Yacht is one of my favorite. Burns well, smells great and taste is pleasant. Goes good with every beverage. The only caution is do not operate heavy machinery or even simple yard chores like weeding because as get into the rhyme your puffing will too....Bang goes a massive nicotine hit that will knock you on your bottom. Else great a great smoke.
5 out of 5
My new favorite
It has been hard for me to find a tobacco that I enjoy both the smell and taste of. I normally smoked one of the Borkum Riff varieties but they left me wanting something different. The Dunhill Royal Yacht I am very happy with. Royal yacht has a great taste, little to no bite, a very pleasant aroma that others enjoy when I smoke. All around, this has become my favorite tobacco and will be a customer for a very long time.
5 out of 5
This Is Great!
Royal Yacht is top self tobacco.Packs a solid punch,great taste,and smokes wonderfully.When I want a treat I stuff my pipe with this one.First class all the way!
5 out of 5
This Is Great!
Royal Yacht is top self tobacco.Packs a solid punch,great taste,and smokes wonderfully.When I want a treat I stuff my pipe with this one.First class all the way!
5 out of 5
Dunhill Royal Yacht
What can I say, this is my favorite. :)
5 out of 5
Mildly disappointing, but not.
I ordered this based upon multiple positive reviews from multiple sources. It's a decent smoke. I primarily smoke heavier English blends, so I didn't detect the subtle nuances mentioned by other buyers. It was ever-so-slightly dry out of the tin, no big deal. 5 stars for nicotine content (my whole head was numb), tolerable taste, not fantastic, but it has some nice aromas. This is a fine tobacco if you despise Latakia, otherwise just order the nightcap for medium Latakia content and a nice nic fix. Frogmorton for light Latakia and less nic. I will finish what I have, but I doubt I'll be ordering more. Again, p&c is a great place to do business! All my packages have arrived earlier than estimated and completely intact. Thanks so much for your service.
5 out of 5
Fantastic, unique blend
Royal Yacht produced such polarizing reviews that I had to try it myself. It is great--the strength of the Virginias is really unique. I was told on a forum that these are darker, African Virginias, and this accounts for the intense strength of this blend, since usually Virginias are quite tame in the nicotine department. As far as the blend's topping, I think "plum" is correct, but I'd probably like this a bit more to a nice glass of ruby port--both the tin note, and while smoking. The flavor is subtle--this certainly isn't your standard aromatic--but it's there. It smokes fantastically, burns cool and easy. The most interesting thing about it was how much all of my friends liked it. We have a little pipe hang out about once a week, and I'm sort of the tobacco supplier, as the other fellows don't know much about pipes or tobacco. I texted them that I was making another order, asking if they had any requests, and several of the immediately texted back, "Get some more of that Royal Yacht!" I know everyone has a unique palate, but I think the negative reviews and calling it "Royal Yuck" may be a bit melodramatic. I'd recommend everyone at least try this blend once, as there really aren't many others like it.
5 out of 5
Dunhill The Royal Yacht is a top-notch straight virginia blend. It's flavor is mild enough to be an all day smoke. It's nicotine content is strong enough to satisfy anyone. I like to blend Dunhill The Royal Yacht with perique to make an outstanding VaPer. Enjoy!
5 out of 5
Just Awesome...
...Superb blend, just superb.
4 out of 5
Great but could be better....
Strong, straight Virginia like Dunhill Royal Yacht, Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. Black Cherry Twist are good but they are best when blended with Perique. I just thought Dunhill Royal Yacht was okay when I first got it. I let it age for a few weeks in a mason jar, then blended it with some Perique, let it age some more, blended it with more Perique, then light it age even more before smoking it. What an amazing tobacco blend it has become! I can only smoke the strongest tobaccos otherwise I smoke them too fast. Dunhill Royal Yacht is a little light in flavor on it's own but has the strong nicotine kick that I must have in all my blends. I would recommend this blend to most everyone. I also recommend mixing it with Perique.
5 out of 5
As the tin says, rich
As the tin says, rich and smooth, but what i have to add is ALOT of nicotine. This would be desert island choice.
5 out of 5
a favorite
just a lovely, smooth pipe tobacco
5 out of 5
Great pipe tobacco
I find that all Dunhill tobaccos are superior. This one seems to be my favorite one because it is full body and I like the taste. I also find that in burns perfectly in a pipe when I smoke it. Sorry that this review lacks the sophistication of more seasoned smokers but I am only smoking a pipe for about six months
3 out of 5
Quite a Difference
Aromatics are my preferred choice. Occasionally l enjoy a full English. Royal Yacht is not only my first non-aromatic, but this is the first time that I've smoked a straight blend: several Virginias together. I can't taste the fruit flavoring. The blend has a substantial taste especially if you smoke the entire bowl -- you'll get a pronounced nicotine kick!
1 out of 5
All dressed up with no place to go. . .
The best things about this tin are the quality of the tobacco, the processing, and the beautiful tin. It is a beautiful fine ribbon cut tobacco vacuum sealed in a quality tin. As to the smoke. . . save your money. My guess is that, years ago, this was viewed as a treat and something different from the everyday smoking experience. Not so today. There are many better blends out there. I enjoy everything from high-latakia english blends to heavily topped aromatics, but this blend is neither here nor there. It's just a bland, hot-burning tobacco that I wouldn't smoke for free, life's too short and there are too many other more enjoyable tobaccos out there. I am going to try to return the tin I didn't open.
5 out of 5
Simply Incredible!
Love it or hate it, there's nothing else like it on God's Green Earth. The tin note is reminiscent of Autumn hay rides. Zero tongue bite ,smooth and a nice kick of nicotine . This is my go to blend a great all day smoke.
2 out of 5
Over-the-top Soapy Juicy Fruit flavoring, you either love it or hate it.
This stuff is highly flavored with some kind of soapy fruity topping that you either love or hate. Very polarizing. I don't care for it at all, having ordered a tin a few years back. I'd recommend not using your best briar for this, disposable corncob all the way :D
5 out of 5
Dunhill The Royal Yacht Blend A+++++
Dunhill The Royal Yacht is the perfect smoke for the everyday pipe smoker, mild yet full of sophisticated flavors, no need to ever pick up a different blend in the mornings, afternoons, and evenings; Dunhill The Royal Yacht is a must to try, you will not be disappointed.
5 out of 5
Dunhill The Royal Yacht Mixture
This is the pipe tobacco I had been searching for 20 plus years. I have smoked just about any blend you can name. Many were classic American blends. I also tried many of the best names in English blends. On a whim I ordered Royal Yacht along with an order I placed and it was love at first puff. It is smooth yet has plenty of nicotine, never bites, and never tires tour taste buds. Hints of pecan, caramel, and light chocolate come though well below the fine Virginia tobaccos. This blend has been around for well over a hundred years for good reason.
Customer Testimonials
A very full Virgina with a big nicotine hit. Quite a luxurious smoke that for me, taken in small doses is a such a treat. Again, in small doses. Anything more and I am floored by it's strength. This was my father's favorite blend. Let it dry for a few minutes before packing. Once dried, this burns so very nice and fills the room with that Virginia toasty aroma I so love.
Great Virginia based tobacco! Really enjoyed the flavor and sweet taste of the blend. I haven't had a blend from Dunhill that I didn't enjoy. Some may find the nicotine level to be a little on the strong side, though I find it to be the perfect level to sit back and relax after a long day. Give this blend a try for certain!
This blend is an old favorite of mine. In the beginning it took me by surprise. The first time it smoked me instead of me smoking it. I tried it on an empty stomach and it punched me in the head and the gut like a fat kid would if he was jones-n for junk food like a junkie (speaking from personal experience). It really is an awesome blend when you enjoy it slowly. You can't puff away like an ol' school steam train and not expect to get punched. I learned to respect the power of this awesome, flavorful tobacco and It has remained in my rotation ever since.
Royal Yacht was once quite "grand"--as it said on the tin, but, like other Dunhill blends, it has devolved from the masterful blends of the 1960's into a generic shadow of its former greatness. Either the old dude (if he's still alive) who created these wonderful, classic blends should come out of retirement; or another, (probably old) dude who REMEMBERS what they were like should try to re-create them.
Dunhill's Royal Yacht (RY) deserves 3 out of 4 stars in my personal review. I am a die hard Virginia tobacco lover, Dunhill Flake, Orlik golden slices, Peterson's 3 P's, Macbaren's Virgina Flake, just to name a few to give you an idea what I enjoy. RY is a full bodied tobacco, with a mild sweetness inside. The room note is not particularly aromatic, but tolerable by most. The tin note reminds me of raisons with a background of walnuts. There is a unique quality I cannot put my finger on that is prevelant in the begining of the bowl, but as you work your way through the half way mark the "uniqueness" fades. Like any Virginias the by product is water, yet there was absolutely no tongue bite what so ever. RY burns very nice, light gray ash to the end, relights are minimal if any. In any new tobacco I smoke three bowls in a new corn cob to achieve a well balanced opinion. The only reason I did not give it 4 stars is, the flavor; although very good, it seemed one dimensional, unlike other VA blends that change as you progress through the bowl. I will definitely buy more and keep in my rotation.
Royal Yacht, like all of the Dunhill blends available here, is the bomb! Great aroma from the tin , to the pipe to the taste and the room note. I have been enjoying it very much. One caution though, if you are easily bowled over by old Vitamin N i would smoke this with caution. It will tend to pack a punch as it goes through the bowl. I highly recommend this wonderful blend. 4 out of 4
On opening the tin you get a strong aroma of raisins that made me hungry. The flavor upon lighting is a full flavored Virginia tobacco. Easy to pack and stays lit wonderfully. Not my every day smoke but if I find it at a good price I would not hesitate to pick one up.