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New Coast Guard VHF weather channels and timings

The Coast Guard radio channels for routine weather reports changed in October 2017. We have added a link to an information leaflet giving the new channels and times for all U.K. coastal sea areas at the bottom of the VHF Channels Page in the Navigation section of the website.

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Club Launch service

The club launch service will commence on Monday 16th April to facilitate club racing and members who will be lifting in prior to Monday 30th April.

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Forth and Clyde Canal indefinite closure

Scottish Canals have announced that due to bridge defects the Forth and Clyde Canal is closed to transiting boats for an “indefinite period”.  Check out the Scottish Canals website for updates.

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This is our 150th Anniversary Year!

For details of everything we are doing to mark the occasion, see our 150th Anniversary page.

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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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2018 Sailing Calendar

2018 Sailing calendar: click here

VISITORS

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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

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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. RNLI Lifejacket Clinic

    Saturday, April 21 @ 2:00 pm
  2. Practice Points

    Monday, April 23 @ 6:30 pm
  3. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm
  4. Rusty Racers rules night and social

    Wednesday, April 25 @ 7:00 pm
  5. Winter talk – Moorings and Racing Marks

    Thursday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm
  6. Opening Regatta

    Saturday, April 28 @ 2:00 pm
  7. Lift-In

    Monday, April 30
  8. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, May 1 @ 7:00 pm
  9. Evening Points Early 1/8

    Thursday, May 3 @ 7:00 pm
  10. PEYC Bosun’s Locker (Forth series Div 1&2)

    Sunday, May 6

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