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Boatman and clubhouse hours to end Oct

These are the club hours till the end of October 2017. Date Day Boatman hours HW Time Sunset Club house open Bar open Office hours 04-Oct Wed 11:00-18:00 14:42 18:39 09:00-18:00 0800-1400 05-Oct Thu 11:30-18:30 15:22 18:37 09:00-18:30 0800-1400 06-Oct Fri 12:00-18:30 16:05 18:34 09:00-18:30 0800-1400 07-Oct Sat 13:00-18:30 16:40 18:32 09:00-18:30 12.00-18.00 08-Oct Sun […]

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“Cruising Raft-up” – Scottish Boat Show – Kip Marina, 15 Oct

Tickets now available for the Cruising Raft Up on Sunday the 15th of October at Scotland’s Boat Show. RYA Scotland Cruising and General Purposes Committee will host two Cruising Raft Up sessions on Sunday the 15th of October (one in morning and same programme again in the afternoon) in the Chartroom at Kip Marina, Inverkip […]

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New member seeking crew

New club member Keith Bennett is interested in hearing from prospective crew members. Keith has cruised Inspiration, a 1993 Moody Halberdier ketch, for the past 4 years following her purchase and subsequent upgrading in Plymouth.  She has cruised the Scottish West coast and a little farther afield for the past 3 years and over-wintered in […]

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Queensferry Crossing Flotilla

Several yachts from the RFYC joined a fleet of over 50 yachts and other craft to celebrate the official opening of the Queensferry Crossing. The event was followed by a hog roast at Port Edgar, and a drizzly motor sail home to Granton. A good time was had by all. Here are a few photos […]

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Winter 2017-18 berthing on EML pontoon

The Edinburgh Marina Ltd INVITATION TO OVER-WINTER ON THE PONTOON 2017/2018 September 2017 FCYC and RFYC boat owners and non members (preference being given to members) are invited to apply for a berth on the pontoons for the winter season – from Saturday 15 October 2017 until Saturday 8 April 2018. Club members may stay […]

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Helgoland race now started – Live race updates and Tracker

    Update Tuesday 15.11 bst Moana dismasted but crew all safe.  Returning to port.  Lead boat has done nearly 300 miles already is likely to arrive early tomorrow, Wednesday. Due to bad weather reports (50 knots due Tuesday (ish)) 14 boats have started and are now visible on the LIVE RACE TRACKER. We look forwards […]

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Anstruther Muster and Festival information…

Anstruther Muster and Festival information for members wanting to cruise there this weekend.   2017 is the 20th anniversary of the first Anstruther Muster, so we would like to extend a special invitation to all yotties and boaties to bring their their vessels and crew to the party   For its anniversary year we have […]

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FCYC Annual Sail – Row – Run Event

FCYC Annual Sail – Row – Run Event. Saturday 27 May 1200-1900 BST Outside of EML Pontoon needs to be kept completely free over this period. Yachts, rowing skiffs and runners will be arriving and departing constantly over this period. You co-operation to help smooth running of event will be greatly appreciated. Unattended vessels on […]

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Lift in 2017 a birds eye view…

Thursday, April 27 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Whilst Lift In 2017 was postponed to Thursday 27th April because of adverse forecast on Monday 24th… It was a very successful day in the end. Huge THANK YOU to Ken Dougall for the following photographs, taken by his drone. Lift in as we’ve never seen […]

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2016 Prizewinners…

Photograph: Ken Dougall   Photograph: George Brown      

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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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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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RNLI Fish Supper Evening Friday 14th October 2016

A hugely successful evening, well supported by members and guests.  The fish and chip suppers were supplied by Franco’s at Raeburn Place, the RNLI brought along a pop up shop, there was a raffle and the evening ended with music and a sing. £2.50 of each supper (or £95 total) was donated by Franco’s, a […]

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Dragon Crews re-union party, Sunday Aug 28th

Scottish Dragon Crews Re-Union Party – Sunday 28th August, 7.30pm. Royal Forth Yacht Club, Middle Pier, Granton Harbour, EH5 1HF “I am inviting you on behalf of the Forth Dragon Fleet to a party which is to celebrate the long history that we have with Dragon sailing in Scotland. The Royal Forth Yacht Club is […]

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Edinburgh Gin Regatta Hospitality Boat

PRESS PLACES AVAILABLE ON HOSPITALITY BOAT What: EDINBURGH GIN REGATTA 2016 Who: Royal Forth and Forth Corinthian Yacht Clubs When: 16th-17th July 2016 Where: On the Firth of Forth, off Granton and Silverknowes, Edinburgh We are providing a luxurious hospitality boat, in the form of Midnight Caller, a Puget Sound 34, for members of the […]

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