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Edinburgh regatta results now available

Edinburgh Regatta 2016 Results 17Jul16 – see event page.

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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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East Coast Sailing Festival 2017

Results: Classes 1, 2, 4 Class 3 Class 6a Races 1-4 Class 6b Races 1-4 Classes 6 a & b Series scores Kelpie Cup Races 1 & 2 Kelpie Cup Series score     Calling all Sailors from East Coast and further afield, Entries are invited for the Urban Union East Coast Sailing Festival 2017 […]

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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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Club Yearbook now available

The 2016 yearbook is now available – pop into the club to collect your copy, and take a few more to give to friends and neighbours, and leave in places where they are likely to attract interest – sports clubs, work reception areas, libraries, doctors’ surgeries, etc. Patrick Carnie edited the yearbook this year and […]

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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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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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Upcoming Events

  1. Anstruther Muster

    Saturday, July 20
  2. Mid Saturday Series 2 races 1

    Saturday, July 20 @ 3:30 pm
  3. Mid Evening Points 4/5

    Wednesday, July 24 @ 7:00 pm
  4. Open Sailing 4

    Thursday, July 25 @ 5:30 pm
  5. Mid Evening Points 5/5

    Thursday, July 25 @ 7:00 pm
  6. West Highland Week starts

    Friday, July 26
  7. Friday White Sail 7 SC

    Friday, July 26 @ 7:00 pm
  8. Neilson Plate

    Saturday, July 27 @ 11:00 am
  9. Burntisland Sailing Club Regatta (Forth Series Div 2)

    Sunday, July 28
  10. Mid Saturday Series 2 races 2

    Saturday, August 3 @ 3:00 pm

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