Royal Forth Yacht Club
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Posts by Louise Harney

One Design Regatta – Register before 19 August for reduced entry fees

Registration is open for the One Design Regatta. You can download a registration form from the event page here: http://www.rfyc.org/event/one-design-weekend/.

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Sign up for your opportunity to try out sailing

Open Sailing is your opportunity to try out sailing with the Royal Forth Yacht Club. Non-members are very welcome to join us. Sign up on the event page here. Please arrive at the club with warm, ideally waterproof and windproof clothing (we are having a Scottish summer!), at 17:30 on Thursday 8th August. You will be […]

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Mid Evening Points 4

With seven boats in three fleets, the fourth mid evening points race yesterday evening had a good turnout. Our recent addition to the Squib fleet, Cascade, joined the racing, with a great performance. Here are just a few of the photos taken from the committee boat: Conditions were much better than expected, as the predicted […]

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Cruise in Company – A sunny visit to Aberdour Harbour

Sunday 21st July 2019 With a reasonable day forecast (albeit with no predicted wind whatsoever) members and guests gathered in the clubhouse at 09:30 hrs to discuss proposals for this latest Cruise in Company. We were pleased on this occasion to have the ‘C in C’ over a rising tide, so options for the day […]

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It was a breezy open sailing evening

We welcomed seven new sailors to the Club on Thursday 4th July, who experienced a fantastic cruise around the Forth, while it was gusting 25 knots. Solveig made attempts to reach the bar before Tidecatcher, but ultimately decided not to get the new crew too wet! Thanks for sharing these fantastic photos.

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Cruise in Company Weekend – Friday 28 to Sunday 30th June 2019

In a change to the normal format of the ‘Cruise in Company’ events, the third ‘C in C’ of the 2019 season was to be a 3 day event. This event had been publicised well in advance and notes of interest had been received from several skippers. Six boats ultimately participated in the weekend:- Tidecatcher(Brian Robertson, Danny Coupar & David Scott), Solveig(Neil Moffat, […]

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Entries for Edinburgh Regatta close this Friday 28th June

The Edinburgh Regatta is taking place this Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June. There are 3 races planned on Saturday and 2 on Sunday for Fleet 1 and for the Cruiser class there is a passage race planned for each day. Entries are due by Friday 28th June to allow the race organisers to plan class […]

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Thanks to all for a fantastic Helgoland event

Our first arrival from Helgoland nearly surprised us as they took less than 40 hours and completed around 420 miles in that time but the trackers proved really useful in predicting arrival times. After the mark at Helgoland it was all done on one tack! The Easterly breeze held for all the fleet although rough […]

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Cruise in Company – Sunday 9th June 2019

The second C in C of the 2019 season was, once again, to be held over a falling tide so the group assembled in the clubhouse at 10am to discuss possible options for the day. With a F3/4 south westerly forecast for the day, with possible light showers, a cruise up river (against the tide) […]

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The Helgoland to Edinburgh race has started!

The 26th Helgoland to Edinburgh race started on Monday 10th June at 15:30 BST. The entry list has 14 yachts and they can be followed on the tracker link here: http://yb.tl/heli2edi2019.We will be laying the finish line on Wednesday morning at the latest and the radio watch will commence on Wednesday and run until late Friday […]

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A Sail in Dubai

It was another beautiful day in Dubai as our taxi drew up at the DOSC (Dubai Offshore Sailing Club). (More on this later). We were meeting a friend of my daughter who was taking us for a sail in her Dufour 382. We left the marina at 1200 hours heading for a new small marina […]

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Success at the Squib Scottish and Northern Championships

Squib Scottish and Northern Championships By Will Davies The Scottish and Northern area Squib Championships were held over the weekend of 4th/5th May at Royal Forth Yacht Club in Edinburgh. The club was delighted to welcome Squibs from Royal Yorkshire YC and Royal Tay YC, to compliment the ever growing fleet of Squibs in Edinburgh. […]

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Pop up restaurant ‘Paired’ was a huge success

The debut of a pop-up restaurant “Paired” by Will Davies was held at Royal Forth Yacht Club on the evening of Saturday 2nd March 2019. The attendance was capped at 24 guests, who arrived to a clubhouse that had been converted to a restaurant for the event. On arrival at 7pm, guests enjoyed an aperitif […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. One Design Weekend

    Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, August 25
  2. FCYC Bell Rock Race

    Saturday, August 24
  3. Cadet training on shore 5

    Tuesday, August 27 @ 7:00 pm
  4. FYC Yacht Regatta (Forth Series Div 2) 1

    Saturday, August 31
  5. Late Saturday Series 3 races 1

    Saturday, August 31 @ 2:30 pm
  6. FYC Yacht Regatta (Forth Series Div 2) 2

    Sunday, September 1
  7. Cadet training on the water 6

    Tuesday, September 3 @ 6:30 pm
  8. PEYC Regatta (Forth Series Div 1) 1

    Saturday, September 7
  9. Single Handed Race

    Saturday, September 7 @ 11:00 am
  10. PEYC Regatta (Forth Series Div 1) 2

    Sunday, September 8

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