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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Plastic – weapon of mass destruction for the marine environment

Many members will remember the excellent talk we had last year from Matt Barnes of the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). Matt made us acutely aware of the damage discarded plastic does to our marine life. Plastics can be eaten by marine life, often with fatal consequences. Plastic is found in the stomachs of Loggerhead Turtles, […]

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Xmas-New Year shut-down

Christmas/New-Year shut-down starts at mid-day Wed 21st December. The clubhouse will open for the PEYC visit on Monday 2nd January, and then reopens from Wednesday 4th January. The Office will re-open on Thursday 5th January.

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Acoustic Music Sessions – 1st Sunday of every month

The first Acoustic Music Session, on Sunday 6th November, was a great success, with 8 musicians turning up for a few hours of shared musical entertainment. As a beginning, this was pretty good (some current well-known sessions have started with fewer!) and there was a general request to make this a regular monthly, and therefore […]

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North Sea Coast -The Great Guide

Fantastic pictures and stories about our cruising grounds in the latest series of BBC’s ‘Coast – the Great Guide’. Click here to watch in I-Player.

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Awesome sailing in early October – Isle of May video

Who says East Coast sailing (at any rate Forth Estuary sailing) isn’t as good as anything you can do on the west coast? One of our boats, Contessa 32 Peak Flow, left it to the very end of the season to have a serious go at the Round the Island challenge. With lousy times round […]

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  1. Burns Night Ceilidh

    Friday, January 26 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Lift-in

    Monday, April 16
  3. 150th anniversary Regatta

    Saturday, June 23 - Sunday, June 24
  4. Start of Orkney cruise

    Thursday, June 28 @ 7:00 pm
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    Monday, October 22