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ALL WELCOME… Crombie Cup – Keelboats Start 12:30 Cadets activities on water start 14:00h Lounge and bar will be open from 12 Midday Spectators welcome to view cadets from lounge, bar, tea, coffee and panini available. BBQ from 16:00h All members including Crombie Cup racers, Cadets, Parents and other family members welcome. As usual, we will […]

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Cockenzie Power Station Demolition Saturday 26th September 12 Midday

For the BBC report and film of the towers falling see here. There was a great view from the sea –  a good extra cruise in company. For members’ videos and photos see here. The demolition of Cockenzie Power Station’s twin 500ft tall tall chimney stacks in East Lothian, a controlled explosion is planned to take […]

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Royal Eastern Regatta and Cadet Trophy – photos added

It could be argued that the Royal Eastern Regatta, which took place on Saturday 15 August, is our longest running event. The first Eastern Regatta was held in 1835 and led to the formation the next year of the Royal Eastern Yacht Club, with the specific objective of holding an annual regatta on the Forth. […]

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Shore Based Courses: Port Edgar Watersports 2015/16

SHOREBASED COURSE’S 2015/2016 Please find below dates for all our Shorebased Courses , further information regarding the courses can be found on our website or give us a call on 0131 319 1820 RYA FIRST AID – £85 6TH September, 3rd October, 8th November, 5th December   RYA SEA SURVIVAL – £149 3rd October […]

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The singlehanded race

The singlehanded race had ideal conditions and welcomed a new racer in Pescador, all four helms sailed very well in a good breeze taking their boats round the course with very tidy tacking and laying of the marks, no chance for us on the Committee boat to critique. Hats off to Humdinger who flew his […]

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SCOTTISH MORTGAGE INVESTMENT TRUST SCOTTISH DRAGON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 Great results for RFYC members competing at this event… Photographs of the event Julia Bailey Claims Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Dragon Scottish Championship In Largs Twenty of the top International Dragon crews are gathered in Largs for the 2015 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Dragon Scottish Championship and Edinburgh […]

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Steam ship restoration project: volunteers needed

Steam ship restoration project: volunteers needed An old steamship, SS Explorer, formerly a research vessel,  is currently being restored. A team of volunteers is helping, but they are to find more, especially anyone with engineering know-how and time to spare. Here are a few facts about ‘Explorer’  – such as why she’s important, and what […]

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East Coast Sailing Festival 20th – 23rd August – Port Edgar

East Coast Sailing Festival  20th – 23rd August – Port Edgar This year East Coast Sailing Week has been renamed as the East Coast Sailing Festival and in addition to all the usual racing activities there is a muster of cruising boats and in particular classic and traditional boats, with all sort of shore and sailing based […]

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Family Cruise / Sailing – 15th to 17th July

Family Cruise / Sailing – 15th to 17th July We are getting to that time of year when School holidays re upon us. We have put in the Calendar from Wednesday July 15th through to Friday 17th a Family Cruise / Sailing few days.  Propose a few days of messing about in boats.  Depending on who is interested and […]

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CRUISE IN COMPANY (2/5) 21st June 2015

Cruise in Company Sunday 21st June 2015 Seven boats took part in the cruise in company, including one new boat to the club. Although this was the second cruise in the handbook it was the first cruise out on the water as the first was cancelled due to bad weather. The weather on Sunday was […]

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HELGOLAND EVENT WEDNESDAY 27 MAY – SUNDAY 31 MAY Please be reminded that the above event is due to take place next week with an entry figure of 36 boats.  While only a small number made it to Granton the last time due to the weather, if they all make it this time the EML pontoons will be […]

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Helgoland Race 2015 – 36 Confirmed Entries!!

We now have confirmation of the final entry listing, 36 Yachts will participate in this years event, potentially arriving with us from Wednesday 27th May onwards. The yachts will be carrying trackers, as soon as we have details we will post a link so you can watch their progress. We’re looking forwards to their arrival […]

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Edinburgh Gin Regatta Notice of Race 2015

ROYAL FORTH YACHT CLUB FORTH CORINTHIAN YACHT CLUB THE EDINBURGH GIN REGATTA 13th – 14th June 2015 2015 Edinburgh Regatta NOR 2015  Edinburgh Regatta advert 2015  

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Port Edgar Watersports CIC OPEN DAY along with Volvo Sailing Academy was held on Saturday 16th May! Visitors were able to  learn to sail with members of the British Sailing Team   Port Edgar Watersports: 0131 319 1820

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Cruise in Company Sunday 17th May

We planned our first cruise on Sunday 17th May, but we completely failed on the first Cruise in Company to sort out decent weather. You will recall snow, rain and blowing at least a Force 8 for our first cruise so nobody ventured further than the clubhouse. Well that was the excuse anyhow. What we said before the […]

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2018 Sailing Calendar

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Wind and Tide

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2017 Sailing Instructions

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Upcoming Events

  1. Marine Conservation Society

    Thursday, April 12 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Cadet training registration

    Tuesday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm
  3. Launch of sailing programme and presentation on Race Management Team roles.

    Wednesday, April 18 @ 7:00 pm
  4. RNLI Lifejacket Clinic

    Saturday, April 21 @ 2:00 pm
  5. Practice Points

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

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

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

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

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

    Monday, April 30

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