New FYCA progressive handicaps published

The latest FYCA handicaps are now published, click here to view.

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Boatman Hours now published on website

Th boatman hours for summer 2017 are now on the website, in the table at the bottom of every page. Starting on lift-in day, 24th April. Summer bar hours to be published in due course.

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Crewing opportunity: Scotland to Norway

Crew required for trip from Scotland to Norway: Talwyn, a Rustler 36, will be sailing from Lochinver on the 1st June to Loch Eriboll, Orkney, Fair Isle, Shetland then on to Norway. Due to a last minute change, the owner (experienced YM Offshore) is looking for one additional crew member – particularly for the North […]

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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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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 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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Photo Competition Winner

Congratulations to Robyn Dougall who was the deserving winner of the Photo Competition with this artistic rendition of some of our less popular Granton neighbours… … and a strong supporting portfolio:

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Port Edgar Water Sports Shorebased Courses 2017

  Shorebased Courses 2017 RYA DAYSKIPPER THEORY   Weekends £239 Course 2     14th – 15th January, 28th – 29th January, 11th – 12th February Course 3     4th – 5th March, 18th – 19th March, 1st – 2nd April RYA YACHTMASTER THEORY   Weekends £249 Course 2    7th – 8th January, 21st – 22nd January, 4th -5th February, 18th February Course 3    25th – 26th February, 11th – 12th March, 25th – 26th March, 8th April RYA FIRST AID – £85 28th January, 19th February, 1st April […]

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2016 Prizewinners…

Photograph: Ken Dougall   Photograph: George Brown      

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Seasons Challenge results out

Full results and places on Season’s Challenge and Race Results 2016 pages.

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2018 Sailing Calendar

2018 Sailing calendar: click here


For visitor facilities: 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 2018 tide tables, courtesy of Forth Ports Ltd: click here .

Live AIS and Charts

To see live AIS feed, click here
To see and explore Navionics digital charts, click here

Read the 2017 yearbook on line!

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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