Posts by HGS

“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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Wine tasting Sat 26 Aug

See poster and event notice.  

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2017 Yearbook Available On Line

Read our fantastic 2017 yearbook on line! Click on the image below.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth goes to sea

After final checks on ship systems and weather, HMS Queen Elizabeth left Rosyth on Monday 26th June. She came out of the dock at high tide in the afternoon and passed under the bridges at low tide late in the evening. See this BBC news report for more detail. And a great article in the […]

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Aberdour Regatta (8 July) – SIs available

On Saturday 8th July is the 142nd Aberdour Regatta and we would like to invite and welcome you to take part. The event is part of the FYCA Yacht Championship Series. There is free overnight berthing. The SI, together with entry form and course chart, is here. Notice of Race and entry form also available […]

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Gavin Adamson Trophy race postponed due to weather

In the light of the forecast and feedback from potential competitors it has been decided to POSTPONE the Gavin Adamson Memorial Trophy Race which was due to be sailed from DBSC on Sunday (25 June). The new date currently proposed is Sunday 27 August.

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Sailing Instructions 2017

The sailing programme for 2017 was launched this week and the sailing instructions are now available on the website. We hope that the programme provides something for everyone and all it needs is your participation and some good weather! There are cruises in company, Tuesday dinghy training and both evening and weekend racing. New for 2017: […]

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New FYCA progressive handicaps published

The latest FYCA handicaps are now published, click here to view.

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Boatman Hours now published on website

Th boatman hours for summer 2017 are now on the website, in the table at the bottom of every page. Starting on lift-in day, 24th April. Summer bar hours to be published in due course.

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2018 Sailing Calendar

Updated 2018 Sailing calendar: click here

2018 Sailing Instructions

2018 Sailing Instructions: click here

2018 White Sail Allowance form: click here

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Wind and Tide

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Upcoming Events

  1. Practice Points

    Monday, April 23 @ 6:30 pm
  2. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm
  3. Rusty Racers rules night and social

    Wednesday, April 25 @ 7:00 pm
  4. Winter talk – Moorings and Racing Marks

    Thursday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm
  5. Opening Regatta

    Saturday, April 28 @ 2:00 pm
  6. Lift-In

    Monday, April 30
  7. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, May 1 @ 7:00 pm
  8. Evening Points Early 1/8

    Thursday, May 3 @ 7:00 pm
  9. PEYC Bosun’s Locker (Forth series Div 1&2)

    Sunday, May 6
  10. Cruise in company

    Sunday, May 6 @ 10:00 am

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