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More success for our racers

Richard Leask’s crew were photographed in Kestra competing in the Edinburgh Cup at Abersoch, coming a creditable 21st overall out of 35 competitors in a week of strong winds and big waves. Richard, Willie and Nevin all visible but wet! She is also the red boat (GBR 489) in the middle of this photo of a group […]

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Poimandres – new life for old friend

Coming home from Orkney via Whitehills Marina in late June 2016, we saw an absolutely stunning Hunter 707 on a trailer by the harbour. Her name is Poimandres, and some of our members will remember that she is one of the 707s the club owned for a while. By pure chance, I met her new owner […]

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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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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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The club is a hotbed of innovation, constantly striving to improve service to our members…

This is Peter Hall’s patented dredger, Mark 3. It has a chain dangling in the mud, which is driven by the fan to agitate the silt. Peter has high hopes for it. If it works, perhaps he can liaise with Ian Lindsay to produce a bigger version (utilising blades from Ian’s wind farms).     […]

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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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Great results for RFYC Young racers

Congratulations to Jamie Calder, Clementine Thompson and Lewis Smith for fantastic performances in Laser Radials at the RYA Youth Nationals this week. Jamie won overall and Lewis placed Eighth (of over 50 entries) in the Radial Boys class. Clementine achieved Second place in Radial Girls. Our young members make the rest of us feel very […]

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Racers’ Social Evening, 26th Feb 2016

The Racers’ Social Evening on Friday 26th attracted over 20 members and was greatly enjoyed by all who took part, including several non-racers and “social racers”. Will Davies kindly provided these pictures.      

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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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Council gives go ahead to Granton development

The Evening News reported yesterday that the Edinburgh Council Planning Committee has given a conditional go-ahead to the planned “Edinburgh Marina” development at Granton. See the website and full article.  (Note:  the full article injects some realism into the project.) Various other reports in the trade press include the following. PRS notes some of the planning […]

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Bosuns Locker Christmas Shopping Event Extended

Due to the closure of the Forth Road Bridge, we appreciate that a number of our customers may be unable to travel to Port Edgar  We are therefore extending our Christmas shopping event and offering 20% discount on ALL clothing, footwear and accessories until Sunday 13th December, with free delivery on orders over £50 We can take […]

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Christmas Lunch – Friday 11th December.

Christmas Lunch – Friday 11th December.  Bar open 1pm till late.  Lunch at 2pm Following a packed prize-giving and Ross Haddow’s generous chilli afterwards, we are really looking forward to the Christmas lunch. There are still a few tickets available, so come along, and make an afternoon of this popular and jolly event.  The Christmas shopping can wait till the weekend! Ross […]

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END OF SEASON PRIZEGIVING PHOTOGRAPHS

 Annual Prizegiving Photographs On a cold November Saturday in the middle of November, some 50 or so members and their guests attended the annual prize giving. As usual there was a fine array of silverware on display to be presented to the winners of the racing events over the year, but also for a number of […]

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CHRISTMAS LUNCH 13:00 – Late!

Christmas Lunch – Friday 11th December 13:00 for 14:00 till late! This is usually a very popular and jolly event to put us all in the mood for the winter festivities.  It is timed so that we hope it doesn’t interfere too much with work or domestic parties.  In the last few years its been a […]

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  1. St Andrew’s Night Whisky Tasting

    Friday, December 1 @ 7:30 pm
  2. Christmas Lunch

    Friday, December 15 @ 2:30 pm
  3. Burns Night Ceilidh

    Friday, January 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
  4. 150th anniversary Regatta

    Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Sunday, June 24, 2018
  5. Start of Orkney race

    Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm