For the first of the 2019/2020 Winter Talks, Stuart Moffat and Thomas Barbour from the UK Border Force attended RFYC on Wednesday 16th October, 2019 to discuss recent work done by the agency and to introduce members to Project Kraken, a joint law enforcement operation tackling maritime border crime around over 11,000 miles of British […]
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Read this if you’re preparing to lift your boat out of the water for the Winter months…
Thanks to everyone who joined us on Sunday 19 May to try sailing with RFYC. Please fill in our feedback survey bit.ly/RFYCPTBO19. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at our open sailing events on Thursday evenings during June, July and August.
Download the newly released 2019 sailing calendar here, or from the sidebar. In the next couple of weeks the event calendar will be fully populated and the Boatmans’ Hours table filled in for the summer. Boatman Hours start Monday 15th April. Lift-in 18th April with backup the next day.
Contessa 26, 1971, for sale £6900 1971 JEREMY ROGERS BUILT YANMAR 1GM 10hp INBOARD FURLEX WITH RECENT FURLING HEADSAIL SELF TAILING WINCHES NEW FORESTAY AND FOIL NEW BACKSTAYS NEW CUSHIONS, SPIRIT STOVE AND JABSCO HEADS TEAK IN COCKPIT RECENT TOPSIDES REPAINT TENNAMAST GALVANISED CRADLE LYING : Ashore, ROYAL FORTH YACHT CLUB , GRANTON Email h.abraham (at) […]
Dinner and wine “paired” Saturday 2 March Boat Jumble Saturday 9 March Lift In Thursday 18 April (Reserve day Friday 19 April) Opening regatta Saturday 4 May Push the Boat Out Sunday 19 May Helgoland Race arrives Between Wednesday 12 and Thursday 14 June Edinburgh Regatta Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June Festival Series […]
Friday 28 September Quite busy down at the harbour today. The Bosun, together with four stalwart volunteers was laying a replacement mooring trot. Not an easy task laying a long length of heavy chain with a number of risers spread along it. It required the moorings launch, one of the regular launches and the chain […]
Saturday 30 June It was a lovely sailing day on Thursday and we had another go at the Seasons Challenge, this time to round Inchcolm. With a north easterly we had a brisk fine reach up to Inchcolm and a run down Mortimer’s Deep. Rounding the west side of Inchcolm picking up the wind again […]
The crowds (sorry) members gathered on a dry but, blustery Monday morning at 8am (well most of them did) for lift out. It was going to be a busy day and working to a tight schedule as high water was just after 1400hrs and there were a couple of large boats requiring to be lifted […]
Extreme weather from Storm Ali on Wednesday 19th September, with winds gusting over 70 knots at Inchcolm around midday. Unfortunately one of our members’ yacht capsized on its mooring in the bad weather.
We now have the following items for sale which show the club logo with the anniversary dates underneath:~ Ladies Full Zip Fleece – £20 Ladies Hooded Soft Shell Jacket – £50 Ladies Short Sleeved Polo Shirt – £15 And Mens Full Zip Fleece – £22 Mens Short Sleeve Polo Shirt – £16 There are samples […]
Scottish Canals announced in the winter that due to bridge defects the Forth and Clyde Canal is closed to transiting boats for an “indefinite period”. The bridges have been got operational again and will be opened ONCE A MONTH. Transits need to be booked 48hrs ahead.
We moved the website to a new hosting service on Monday July 2nd. There will no doubt be a few teething problems, please give us a few hours to fix these! If there are still problems that you are aware of later in the week, we might not have spotted them; please feel free to […]
On Saturday 2 June, as part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, our Patron, HRH The Princes Royal, paid us a visit. On arrival at the Club she was received by welcomed by the Lord-Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh, Councillor Frank Ross, the Rt. Hon. the Lord Provost who presented the Commodore and the Vice Commodore […]