Royal Forth Yacht Club
Watersports at Granton

Posts by Ian Rogers

Open Sailing sessions have started

Tonight we held the first of the season’s Open Sailing sessions, welcoming several potential and new members to the club to get them out sailing. If you would like to give sailing a go, but are not sure yet if you would like to join the club then come along to the next Open Sailing […]

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Cruise in Company – Sunday 12 May

This was the first C in C of the 2019 season. Although the forecast of showers and light variable winds was not particularly encouraging, we set off across the Forth hopeful that the day would be kind to us. As the cruise was over an ebb tide, and we were going to be out for […]

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Push The Boat Out – Sunday 19 May

Thanks to everyone who joined us on Sunday 19 May to try sailing with RFYC. Please fill in our feedback survey bit.ly/RFYCPTBO19. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at our open sailing events on Thursday evenings during June, July and August.

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Cruise in Company – Sunday 23rd September 2018

This was the final C in C of the 2018 season and, with a favourable forecast of sunshine and a westerly breeze, it was hopefully going to be an enjoyable day. On a bright sunny day with a rising tide there is nothing nicer to do than go on a leisurely sail to Aberdour and […]

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Push the Boat Out Open Day

Push The Boat Out Sunday 13 May 2018 12pm – 4pm As part of the RYA’s Push The Boat Out initiative, Royal Forth Yacht Club are running a free open afternoon on Sunday 13 May. All are welcome. Come to our club house at Granton Harbour, just to the North of Edinburgh city centre. Experience the thrill […]

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Cruise in Company – Sunday 20th August 2017

Following a stormy 30 knot plus day on Saturday 19th , during which I only saw a single sail out on the River Forth during the whole day (unfortunately it was mine!) Sunday dawned much more peacefully as members gathered for the penultimate RFYC ‘Cruise in Company’ event. A respectable gathering of members and guests […]

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Cruise in Company Sunday 9 July 2017

Grey skies and an uncertain forecast were not sufficient to dampen the spirits of those members who gathered at the club at lunchtime on Sunday 9th July for the third of our six event ‘Cruise in Company’ series this year. Force 4/5 winds were predicted from the south west and, although dry to start, light […]

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Cruise in Company Sunday 18 June 2017

Conditions were absolutely perfect for the members who gathered at the club at mid-day on Sunday 18 June 2017 for the second of our ‘Cruise in Company’ events. Bright sunshine and a forecast predicting force 3 or 4 winds from the south west bode well for the day. This cruise was over a split tide […]

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Record numbers at Push the Boat Out 2017

The Push the Boat Out open day on 14 May was a huge success. We had over 160 people register, nearly double last year’s numbers. Many thanks to all the club members who helped to make it such a success. Thanks also to our exhibitors and guest organisations who brought a real community spirit to the event. […]

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Sailing calendar live on Dutyman

The 2017 sailing calendar is now live for members to sign up for racing duties on Dutyman. All sign-ups from the paper sheets that have been in the club house for the last few weeks have been transferred to the online system. There are still lots of duties that need volunteers, so please can all […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Open Sailing 2

    Thursday, June 20 @ 5:30 pm
  2. Early Evening 6/6

    Thursday, June 20 @ 7:00 pm
  3. Friday White Sail 4 C

    Friday, June 21 @ 7:00 pm
  4. Coronation Cup

    Saturday, June 22 @ 4:30 pm
  5. DBSC Four Inches (Forth Series Div 1&2)

    Sunday, June 23
  6. Mid Evening Points 1/5

    Tuesday, June 25 @ 7:00 pm
  7. Mid Evening Points 2/5

    Wednesday, June 26 @ 7:15 pm
  8. Long weekend Cruise in Company start

    Thursday, June 27
  9. Edinburgh Regatta

    Saturday, June 29 - Sunday, June 30
  10. FCYC/RFYC Edinburgh Regatta (Forth Series Div 1&2) 1

    Saturday, June 29

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