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2016 Prizewinners…

Photograph: Ken Dougall   Photograph: George Brown      

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Racing: 17-18 Sept

Pennel Trophy – stern chase Saturday 17th September Slowest boat start 14:00 Our second stern chase of the season is planned for this Saturday. Please register interest by signing-up on the registration sheet on the notice board before 12:00 on the day of the race. This is to allow the starting sequence and an appropriate […]

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VXOne Nationals

Its been a great weekend with the VXOne Nationals being held, results, lots of photographs and a couple of videos… Great Videos: Spinnakers up Port start

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One Design Weekend, 707 Championships and Scottish Dragons

Day 1 Saturday 27 August was a bright day with sunny periods, but very little wind at the time of the start.  8 707’s, 6 Dragons, including two visitors, and 4 H-Boats slowly made their way out into the middle of the Forth. The postponement flag was up whilst we waited for the wind to […]

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More photos Festival Series

Thanks to Fiona Brown for these ones.    

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Festival Series photos and preliminary report

Ten boats raced on Wednesday in ideal wind conditions, though with unpleasant rain. With strong wind on Thursday and Friday there were fewer boats, but seven boats sailed in all three races. Richard Leask and his crew were (I think) the overall winner, in Kestra. Cacciatore finished first in elapsed time on Wednesday by a […]

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Update to FYCA progressive handicaps

The FYCA Progressive Handicaps are normally updated twice a year. However the handicap committee are making an unscheduled update of handicaps as an error was discovered in the progressive update algorithm. This affects yachts that have posted unassessable slow results. The first of a sequence of unassessable slow results were being processed with a performance […]

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Jubilee Cup/JPR-3 cancelled 7 Aug, rescheduled 18 Sept

In view of the poor forecast, in discussions with Frank Martin at Forth Corinthian we decided to cancel the Jubilee Cup and Joint Passage race on Sunday 7th August. We selected a new date of Sunday 18th September but the sailing instructions will be otherwise unchanged. Turned out it was a good decision!

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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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Robertsons are RS400 European Champions!

Stewart and Sarah Robertson had a fantastic result at the RS400 European Championships during Travemünder Woch in Germany last week, winning the series of eleven races by one point over their closest competitors. Details to follow.

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