Posts by HGS

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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Crewing opportunity: Scotland to Norway

Crew required for trip from Scotland to Norway: Talwyn, a Rustler 36, will be sailing from Lochinver on the 1st June to Loch Eriboll, Orkney, Fair Isle, Shetland then on to Norway. Due to a last minute change, the owner (experienced YM Offshore) is looking for one additional crew member – particularly for the North […]

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2017 sailing calendar published!

RFYC’s 2017 sailing calendar has been agreed and published. Download here or from the sidebar. The Sailing Committee

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Humpback Whale in the Forth!!!

See this BBC news item (click on photo or here) for amazing shots of a humpbacked whale breaching in the Forth off Kinghorn.  

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Winter talks start Thurs 2nd Feb

The Winter Talks will be starting soon and to whet your appetite, the first two talks are from well-known and illustrious members, John Spencely CBE and Mark Primrose. John will be kicking things off on Thursday 2nd February at 7.30pm, by reading some of his favourite sailing readings: 1) “Fastnet 1979” by John Maclean, the […]

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Next acoustic music session Sun 2 April

After the success of the first few music session, we are now moving to a regular slot: the first Sunday in the month. We typically get a good turnout from the club itself last time, alongside guests from other sessions in Edinburgh, usually a dozen or so participants. We look forward to seeing you. RFYC House […]

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No more plastic cotton buds!

Recently we reported that plastics are becoming the weapon of mass destruction for the marine environment, with a current major problem being plastic cotton bud stalks flushed down the toilet (what sort of cretin would do that?!?, you might well ask), and mentioned a petition asking the major supermarket chains to switch from plastic to […]

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Photo Competition Winner

Congratulations to Robyn Dougall who was the deserving winner of the Photo Competition with this artistic rendition of some of our less popular Granton neighbours… … and a strong supporting portfolio:

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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