Posts in category Racing

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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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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2016 Sailing Calendar published

The sailing calendar is the definitive reference for the club’s summer activities. It lists all races, cruises, tidal information and Boatman’s hours for every day of the summer season. To download click here or see the widget on the right hand side of each page, and the downloads page.

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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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Latest on FYCA Progressive Handicaps

From FYCA website: As briefed at RFYC yesterday evening, FYCA are planning to introduce an improved yacht handicap system for 2016. The plans for this are well advanced and the committee have published a provisional handicap list for 2016 based on the new scheme. The list is available for download here. If you didn’t attend […]

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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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Sailing Checklists added to website

Several sailing checklists have been added to the “Downloads” section of the website. This is an experimental feature to see if they are of use to members. If you have your own and would like to add these, please email them to Sandra. Currently the checklists are the following. Checklists (trial feature) Safety Briefing Checklist […]

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St Kilda Challenge 10-11 June 2016

Caledonian McBraynes are sponsoring a new race to St Kilda, running for the first time next June. It’s associated with “Comman na Mara” a festival of the sea to be held in North Uist. As well as the St Kilda race, there will also be a cruise-in-company option for anybody who doesn’t want to race. It is […]

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Final results for 2015 on website

The final results for 2015 are now on the website. Overall results summary: see Race results 2015 page Round the Island Challenge: see cruising section, Season’s Challenge 2015 page.

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