Royal Forth Yacht Club
Watersports at Granton

Queensferry Crossing Flotilla

Several yachts from the RFYC joined a fleet of over 50 yachts and other craft to celebrate the official opening of the Queensferry Crossing.

The event was followed by a hog roast at Port Edgar, and a drizzly motor sail home to Granton. A good time was had by all.

Here are a few photos (by H Sillitto unless otherwise credited), more to follow.

The Commodore passing in front of Pole Star, the leader of the “fast” column.

Flotilla off Rosyth, HMS Prince of Wales behind.

Three bridges!

RFYC’s Errant is dwarfed by the north pier of the new bridge

Dunbar’s coastal rowers – looked like hard work!

The Red Arrows flew over, but aborted their second pass because of low cloud.

 

Pretty smoke trails over Granton boats Smit and Selkie

Hopetoun saluting with water jets

The small smudges on the middle of the new bridge are the vehicles carrying the Queen and her party

 

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