Posts in category Cruising

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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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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Shore Based Courses: Port Edgar Watersports 2015/16

SHOREBASED COURSE’S 2015/2016 Please find below dates for all our Shorebased Courses , further information regarding the courses can be found on our website or give us a call on 0131 319 1820 RYA FIRST AID – £85 6TH September, 3rd October, 8th November, 5th December   RYA SEA SURVIVAL – £149 3rd October […]

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Crew Exchange Survey – initial results and next steps

Thanks to all who have already completed the crew exchange survey. The survey is still open if you would like to add your opinions and requirements. Here is a quick summary of the results.  Number of responses  – 20 as of Sunday 9th Aug Ratio of skippers to crews: 26:10 (people were allowed to tick multiple […]

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Crew Exchange Survey – please respond!

The club’s Council has been debating how to encourage new members to participate fully in the club’s sailing activities, and to make it easier for existing members who want to widen their experience to find boats to crew on, and for skippers who need crews to find them. A number of approaches have been proposed, and some have […]

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East Coast Sailing Festival Muster 21-23 Aug 2015

To All Cruising Sailors, I would like to invite you to take part in the upcoming Muster taking place on the weekend of Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of August this year, the Muster is part of 2015 East Coast Sailing Festival. To allow for catering and logistics, all entry’s must be received by 18.00 […]

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East Coast Sailing Festival 20th – 23rd August – Port Edgar

East Coast Sailing Festival  20th – 23rd August – Port Edgar This year East Coast Sailing Week has been renamed as the East Coast Sailing Festival and in addition to all the usual racing activities there is a muster of cruising boats and in particular classic and traditional boats, with all sort of shore and sailing based […]

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Family Cruise / Sailing – 15th to 17th July

Family Cruise / Sailing – 15th to 17th July We are getting to that time of year when School holidays re upon us. We have put in the Calendar from Wednesday July 15th through to Friday 17th a Family Cruise / Sailing few days.  Propose a few days of messing about in boats.  Depending on who is interested and […]

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CRUISE IN COMPANY (2/5) 21st June 2015

Cruise in Company Sunday 21st June 2015 Seven boats took part in the cruise in company, including one new boat to the club. Although this was the second cruise in the handbook it was the first cruise out on the water as the first was cancelled due to bad weather. The weather on Sunday was […]

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Orkney Race

See also event entry and news page. Entries as at 12 June. Fast Handicap Erin                                       Sun Odyssey 49      PEYC Yesnaby                             Dufour […]

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Cruise in Company Sunday 17th May

We planned our first cruise on Sunday 17th May, but we completely failed on the first Cruise in Company to sort out decent weather. You will recall snow, rain and blowing at least a Force 8 for our first cruise so nobody ventured further than the clubhouse. Well that was the excuse anyhow. What we said before the […]

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