Royal Forth Yacht Club
Watersports at Granton

Join Us to Try Out Sailing this Thursday!

Open Sailing is your opportunity to try out sailing with the Royal Forth Yacht Club. Non-members are very welcome to join us. Please arrive at the club with warm, ideally waterproof and windproof clothing (we are having a Scottish summer!), at 17:30 on Thursday 20th June. You will be welcomed by our friendly members, ready […]

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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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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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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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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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Weekend’s race results on website

The RFYC Opening Regatta and Squib Scottish Nationals were held on the weekend of 4-5th May. Results are on the website, and can be accessed from the Race Results 2019 page.

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2019 Sailing Instructions Now Available

Click below to view or download 2019 Sailing Instructions, released by Sailing Committee, May 2 2019

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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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2019 Sailing Calendar available

Download the newly released 2019 sailing calendar here, or from the sidebar. In the next couple of weeks the event calendar will be fully populated and the Boatmans’ Hours table filled in for the summer. Boatman Hours start Monday 15th April. Lift-in 18th April with backup the next day.

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Boat for Sale

Contessa 26, 1971, for sale £6900 1971 JEREMY ROGERS BUILT YANMAR 1GM 10hp INBOARD FURLEX WITH RECENT FURLING HEADSAIL SELF TAILING WINCHES NEW FORESTAY AND FOIL NEW BACKSTAYS  NEW CUSHIONS, SPIRIT STOVE AND JABSCO HEADS TEAK IN COCKPIT RECENT TOPSIDES REPAINT TENNAMAST GALVANISED CRADLE LYING : Ashore, ROYAL FORTH YACHT CLUB , GRANTON Email h.abraham (at) […]

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Dates for your diary

Dinner and wine “paired”  Saturday 2 March Boat Jumble  Saturday 9 March Lift In                              Thursday 18 April (Reserve day Friday 19 April) Opening regatta              Saturday 4 May Push the Boat Out           Sunday 19 May Helgoland Race arrives     Between Wednesday 12 and Thursday 14 June Edinburgh Regatta           Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June Festival Series                 […]

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Centenary of an extraordinary event on the Forth happening on Wednesday 21 November

Wednesday 21 November 2018 is the centenary of an extraordinary event on the Forth. Just over a week after the Armistice, the German High Seas Fleet surrendered to the Royal Navy. There were about 440 warships  (370 of these were Royal Navy and Allies) in the Forth! This was the only time the Royal Navy […]

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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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