Posts by HGS

All Events to end of 2017 and key events to Summer 2018

      Guy Fawkes Fancy Dress Fireworks Party Sunday 5th November; 6pm onwards Free light buffet! Prize Giving Saturday, November 18 @ 7:00 pm AGM Thursday, November 23 St Andrew’s Night Whisky Tasting Friday 1st December, 7.30pm Christmas Lunch Friday 15th December, 2.30pm; £30 Burns’ Night Ceilidh Friday 26th January Details to follow 150th anniversary Regatta Saturday, June […]

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Marina Development Consultation Thurs 19 Oct

Granton Central Development Ltd, are planning to submit an application for a marine licence to the Scottish Ministers, through Marine Scotland:LOT in respect of proposed marine licensable works relative to the Marina development at Granton Harbour.   A public consultation event will take place at Granton Youth Centre, 3-11 West Granton Road, Edinburgh between 14.30 and […]

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Boatman and clubhouse hours to end Oct

These are the club hours till the end of October 2017. Date Day Boatman hours HW Time Sunset Club house open Bar open Office hours 04-Oct Wed 11:00-18:00 14:42 18:39 09:00-18:00 0800-1400 05-Oct Thu 11:30-18:30 15:22 18:37 09:00-18:30 0800-1400 06-Oct Fri 12:00-18:30 16:05 18:34 09:00-18:30 0800-1400 07-Oct Sat 13:00-18:30 16:40 18:32 09:00-18:30 12.00-18.00 08-Oct Sun […]

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Navigational hazards in our cruising grounds

David Penny provided two photos that he took the last time he flew out of Edinburgh – one shows the rocks etc which go to make up the main Oxcars reef; the other shows the Meadulse rocks around Aberdour and Inchcolm. These may be of interest to fellow members to help them ‘visualise’ these well […]

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Port Edgar Shorebased Courses

Please find below dates for the Shorebased Courses available from Port Edgar Watersports over the winter.   RYA DAYSKIPPER THEORY   – £279  A comprehensive introduction to cruising, this course is ideal for inexperienced skippers that require the knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. The course will also cover a basic introduction to night cruising […]

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Website issues

Apologies, we had a security update to the website software which had a conflict with the events calendar and the data table parts of the website. These features are temporarily disabled. Please refer to the Yearbook for boatman times, tides, race events, etc, until we can get a workaround in place.

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Cruise in company – Sunday 17th Sept 2017

Cruise in Company – Sunday 17th September 2017 A sizeable group of members and guests gathered at the clubhouse on Sunday 17th September for the last of this season’s Cruise in Company events. Light winds from the north were predicted but (not surprisingly) didn’t materialise and, in fact, the fleet enjoyed a cracking sail back […]

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ECSF results

All East Coast Sailing Festival results now on website, East Coast Sailing Festival page.

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“Cruising Raft-up” – Scottish Boat Show – Kip Marina, 15 Oct

Tickets now available for the Cruising Raft Up on Sunday the 15th of October at Scotland’s Boat Show. RYA Scotland Cruising and General Purposes Committee will host two Cruising Raft Up sessions on Sunday the 15th of October (one in morning and same programme again in the afternoon) in the Chartroom at Kip Marina, Inverkip […]

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New member seeking crew

New club member Keith Bennett is interested in hearing from prospective crew members. Keith has cruised Inspiration, a 1993 Moody Halberdier ketch, for the past 4 years following her purchase and subsequent upgrading in Plymouth.  She has cruised the Scottish West coast and a little farther afield for the past 3 years and over-wintered in […]

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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 […]

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Winter 2017-18 berthing on EML pontoon

The Edinburgh Marina Ltd INVITATION TO OVER-WINTER ON THE PONTOON 2017/2018 September 2017 FCYC and RFYC boat owners and non members (preference being given to members) are invited to apply for a berth on the pontoons for the winter season – from Saturday 15 October 2017 until Saturday 8 April 2018. Club members may stay […]

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New coastguard radio channels from 6 Sept

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JPR-3 FCYC Marsh and Surrey cups 13 Aug NEW START TIME

TIMES CHANGED AGAIN: Start time 1645, absolute time limit 2015. Revised course and Sailing Instructions, see Event entry.

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Cruise in Company – Sunday 30th July 2017

This event was planned over a falling tide so the group had a few hours to fill on this cruise in company; the 4th in the series. Club members and guests gathered at the club at 11am to discuss and agree the destination for the day. The forecast was for south westerly winds, force 3 […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. St Andrew’s Night Whisky Tasting

    Friday, December 1 @ 7:30 pm
  2. Christmas Lunch

    Friday, December 15 @ 2:30 pm
  3. Burns Night Ceilidh

    Friday, January 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
  4. 150th anniversary Regatta

    Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Sunday, June 24, 2018
  5. Start of Orkney race

    Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm