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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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Clyde Challenger invitation…

Clyde Challenger will be attending the Scottish Boat Show at Kip  and welcomes club members onboard the yacht for a tour while she is on show at the Kip Boat show this coming 9-11 October if they are visiting. Clyde Challenger is a 60ft ocean racing yacht designed and built to compete in the Clipper Ventures […]

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CRUISE IN COMPANY 5/5

The last Cruise in Company 5/5 was held on Sunday 13th September to Inchkeith, a few photographs follow…

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CROMBIE CUP / CADETS ACTIVITIES & BBQ SAT 12TH SEPTEMBER

ALL WELCOME… Crombie Cup – Keelboats Start 12:30 Cadets activities on water start 14:00h Lounge and bar will be open from 12 Midday Spectators welcome to view cadets from lounge, bar, tea, coffee and panini available. BBQ from 16:00h All members including Crombie Cup racers, Cadets, Parents and other family members welcome. As usual, we will […]

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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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Colombian Sail Training Ship visits Edinburgh Thurs 27-Sun 30th Aug

“ARC Gloria”, a magnificent three-masted square-rigged sail training ship belonging to the Colombian Navy (the Armada de la Republica de Colombia, or ARC) will be moored at Ocean Terminal this weekend, arriving on Thursday 27th August and leaving for London on Sunday 30th. She is on her annual training cruise as “Colombia’s ambassador on the […]

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Royal Eastern Regatta and Cadet Trophy – photos added

It could be argued that the Royal Eastern Regatta, which took place on Saturday 15 August, is our longest running event. The first Eastern Regatta was held in 1835 and led to the formation the next year of the Royal Eastern Yacht Club, with the specific objective of holding an annual regatta on the Forth. […]

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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 www.portedgarwatersports.com 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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