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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RYA First Aid course Fisherrow 2 April

Fisherrow Yacht Club is running the RYA First Aid Course on Sunday April 2nd – £60 including book. It will be run by Angie Fraser of Aberdeenshire Sailing Trust who makes it about as relevant to sailing as it can get. Please advise Sandra if you wish to go, or contact Max Blinkhorn directly at […]

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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 2017

Winter talks 2017 (all events are 7pm for 7.30pm unless otherwise stated)   4) Stewart Robertson  7th March:  ‘Sailing Fast’ Sailing fast is never just for the racing fraternity- anyone who’s had to make a dash for port in the face of an incoming storm will appreciate the benefit of knowing how to get the best out […]

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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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Burns’ Night ‘Hoolie by the Water’ Saturday 28th January 2017

Burns’ Night ‘Hoolie by the Water’ Saturday 28th January 2017 7 for 7.30pm £20pp Following on the success of last year’s joint sell-out event with Forth Corinthians, why not dig out your dancing shoes again for this year’s Burns’ Night ‘Hoolie by the Water’? More of the same: fewer words and more music, with 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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Commodore’s Blog June to September 2016

Monday 26 September The start of another windy week. Having gone to the lengths of ensuring that there was no confusion about the racing on Saturday, it had to be cancelled due to high winds.  With F6 gusting F8 the Race Officer called the racing off.  Ironically Sunday was a better day and, although it […]

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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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Racing Results for the Year – The Summary

We have had the usual full programme of Racing this year with 29 race events plus the One-Design regatta giving a total of 91 race starts of which 22 were specifically for cruiser class.  It is to be hoped that we can extend the participation of the Cruiser Class next year.  Fortunately this year only […]

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2017 Sailing Calendar

2017 Sailing calendar: click here

Wind and Tide

For current wind at Braefoot Bay and Ichcolm Island, click here.

For current tidal height and wind for Leith: click here.

To download 2017 tide tables, courtesy of Forth Ports Ltd: click here .

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2016 Sailing Instructions

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Upcoming Events

  1. Harbour Committee. Moorings: Info on how to use them effectively, efficiently and safely

    Thursday, March 30 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Acoustic music session April 2017

    Sunday, April 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Sailing Cmtee: Pre-season Racing Evening

    Tuesday, April 18 @ 7:00 pm
  4. Push the Boat Out day 2017

    Sunday, May 14 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Nordseewoche and Helgoland to Edinburgh race

    Monday, June 5 - Saturday, June 10
  6. East Coast Sailing Festival 2017

    Friday, September 1 - Monday, September 4