Posts in category Cruising

Cruise in Company – Armada to Aberdour

Over a dozen boats crossed the Forth with 22 Young Sports Ambassadors aboard for a cruise to Aberdour. All the boats in the picture are from the club apart from the White Aberdour safety boat. Royal Forth, driven by Tom Wilson, was the mother ship and Olympian acted as safety boat and shepherd. A wonderful […]

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Cruise in Company Aberdour 31 July 2016

Thanks to Ken Dougall for this set of photos.    

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Cruise in Company – Sunday 19 June 2016

RFYC Cruise in Company No 2 – Sunday 19 June 2016 – a.k.a. Father’s Day A motley crew of matelots, and a couple of well groomed pedigreed pooches, gathered in the lounge to listen intently on the words of RFYC’s resident King Neptune (a.k.a. Patrick Angier, he of the “seaweed forecasts”). As the eleventh hour […]

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June BBQ and Royal Eastern Regatta

JUNE BBQ – was held on Saturday 4 June. Royal Eastern Regatta results here. Food available from 17:00. Bar open at least to 20:30. Feel free to bring guests. Hopefully many will be coming off the water following either the Royal Eastern Regatta or an enjoyable cruise on the Forth. Boatman’s hours are 11:00 to […]

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Thursday evening open cruise – all welcome

Our next Thursday Evening Open Cruising is on Thursday June 9. The normal process is to meet at 18:00 at the Club and we will allocate crews to boats and plan where we wish to go. Weather on the day may of course be a factor. The plans is to send out an email on […]

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New wifi router in club house

There is a new wifi router in the clubhouse. Connection details are beside the terminal in the bar.

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2016 Summer Season Club Hours now on website

Club Hours – boatman, bar, office and clubhouse – along with HW and Sunset times are now on the website for the whole summer. They can be found by scrolling down to the bottom of most pages, and on the menu under “Information/Boatman’s, clubhouse, bar and office hours“.

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2016 Sailing Calendar published

The sailing calendar is the definitive reference for the club’s summer activities. It lists all races, cruises, tidal information and Boatman’s hours for every day of the summer season. To download click here or see the widget on the right hand side of each page, and the downloads page.

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Racing social evening Fri Feb 26 – all welcome!

After the success of the first racers’ social evening last autumn, it was requested that these happen on a regular basis. We can’t let such enthusiasm pass and we’re also hoping to encourage all club members to come along, especially those who may not have contemplated doing any racing before. This would be the ideal […]

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Burns Night Hoolie 23 Jan – final reminder!

When – Sat. 23rd January 2016, 7 for 7.30pm Where – RFYC Clubhouse, Granton Middle Pier How little?! – £17pp; bring lots of friends! Where from? – Tickets available from RFYC office This year we are trying to loosen it from being quite a serious cultural ‘Do’, to something a little more relaxed, informal and […]

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Sailing Checklists added to website

Several sailing checklists have been added to the “Downloads” section of the website. This is an experimental feature to see if they are of use to members. If you have your own and would like to add these, please email them to Sandra. Currently the checklists are the following. Checklists (trial feature) Safety Briefing Checklist […]

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St Kilda Challenge 10-11 June 2016

Caledonian McBraynes are sponsoring a new race to St Kilda, running for the first time next June. It’s associated with “Comman na Mara” a festival of the sea to be held in North Uist. As well as the St Kilda race, there will also be a cruise-in-company option for anybody who doesn’t want to race. It is […]

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CRUISE IN COMPANY 5/5

The last Cruise in Company 5/5 was held on Sunday 13th September to Inchkeith, a few photographs follow…

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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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East Coast Sailing Festival Muster

You don’t often have a balmy southerly wind blowing at the, “well it might be worth putting a reef in, but probably doesn’t really need it as it would be more fun, but if I put in we can always shake it out” sort of strength. But the Friday evening was just that, Sunny and […]

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