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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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New FYCA Progressive Handicaps announced

The planned handicap progression review has been published and comes into effect from this weekend for the Edinburgh Regatta. It is based on results until the end of June and for new applications will take into account their previous racing history. The FYCA website has been updated as of 8th July 2016 and includes all […]

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Edinburgh Gin Regatta Hospitality Boat

PRESS PLACES AVAILABLE ON HOSPITALITY BOAT What: EDINBURGH GIN REGATTA 2016 Who: Royal Forth and Forth Corinthian Yacht Clubs When: 16th-17th July 2016 Where: On the Firth of Forth, off Granton and Silverknowes, Edinburgh We are providing a luxurious hospitality boat, in the form of Midnight Caller, a Puget Sound 34, for members of the […]

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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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Scottish Dragons Championship 27-29 Aug

Notice of Race and registration Form now available – see event item.

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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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Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship Scotland Area Final

The 2016 Honda RYA Youth Rib Championship, Scotland Area Final will be taking place on 4th June at Castle Semple Centre, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, Lochlip Road, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4EA. For more information on how to take part visit the RYA website. If you have run your heat please forward your finalists details to your Area […]

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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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