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2019 Sailing Calendar available

Download the newly released 2019 sailing calendar here, or from the sidebar. In the next couple of weeks the event calendar will be fully populated and the Boatmans’ Hours table filled in for the summer. Boatman Hours start Monday 15th April. Lift-in 18th April with backup the next day.

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Club Launch service

The club launch service will commence on Monday 16th April to facilitate club racing and members who will be lifting in prior to Monday 30th April.

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Port Edgar Sailing Courses 4 for 3 offer to clubs

 Book 3 places on any of our standard courses and receive the 4th place free, customers do not have to attend on the same course date but must be on the same booking to receive the deal. Further details of Course dates and costs can be found on our website  www.portedgarwatersports.com Please call us on 0131 319 […]

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Port Edgar Shorebased Courses

Please find below dates for the Shorebased Courses available from Port Edgar Watersports over the winter.   RYA DAYSKIPPER THEORY   – £279  A comprehensive introduction to cruising, this course is ideal for inexperienced skippers that require the knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. The course will also cover a basic introduction to night cruising […]

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2017 Sailing events now published on web site

The entire sailing calendar for 2017 is now published on the events listing on the web site. For racing events click here. For cruising events click here. For training events click here. For all events click here. The next 10 events are shown in the right-hand side bar on most pages.

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Port Edgar Water Sports Shorebased Courses 2017

  Shorebased Courses 2017 RYA DAYSKIPPER THEORY   Weekends £239 Course 2     14th – 15th January, 28th – 29th January, 11th – 12th February Course 3     4th – 5th March, 18th – 19th March, 1st – 2nd April RYA YACHTMASTER THEORY   Weekends £249 Course 2    7th – 8th January, 21st – 22nd January, 4th -5th February, 18th February Course 3    25th – 26th February, 11th – 12th March, 25th – 26th March, 8th April RYA FIRST AID – £85 28th January, 19th February, 1st April […]

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Tuesday Cadets …

The wind might have gone but the cadets enjoyed a ride back to the harbour on the rib! photograph Chris Howden

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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 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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Jamie Calder moves from Junior to Youth Sailing

You may remember back in the autumn of 2011 RFYC  helped raise funds  to send Jamie Calder to the Optimist World Championships in New Zealand. Jamie was the youngest Scottish sailor to be selected to represent GBR at the Optimist Worlds. The following summer Jamie became the first Scottish sailor to qualify twice for the […]

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Robyn Dougall Does it Again

  Robyn Dougall has again been flying the flag for the club. On Saturday 1 February, Royal Forth Yacht Club Cadet, Robyn Dougall won the 2013 RYA Young Volunteer of the Year award. The award was presented at the prestigious RYA Annual Awards Dinner in Glasgow. Over 150 people attended this glittering event on Saturday […]

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The fastest girl in a RIB in the UK

Robyn Dougall success at the National RIB Challenge The 2013 British Final of the RYA Honda Rib challenge was held at the Southampton Boat show in conditions that were less than perfect. Robyn Dougall who was representing Scotland and the RFYC, flew down on Saturday 14th September in preparation for the race the next day. […]

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Robyn Dougall Wins Gold

Cadet Robyn Dougall (15 years) wins gold at the Scottish Regional heat of the Royal Yachting Association Honda Rib Challenge 2013. Robyn is the RYA Honda Scottish Rib Champion 2013. She competed at a specially laid course at Strathclyde Park on Sunday 9th June against kids from across Scotland i.e. Findhorn, St Andrews, and Strathclyde, […]

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The New RIB

Thursday 11 October The new RIB took to the water this morning to start the run in of the new engine as it had only been used to idle due to the boat covering the Olympic rowing events and not the sailing.  This was also the start of the familiarisation process. Three of our  experienced […]

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RFYC Cadet success in the Scottish Final of the RYA Honda Rib Challenge 2012

On Saturday 16th June, Royal Forth Yacht Club cadet, 14 year old Robyn Dougall took the Bronze at the Scottish Final of the RYA Honda Rib Challenge 2012 at Port Edgar. The Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship, sponsored by Honda and Ribcraft, is a National Championship in which 8 – 16 year olds driving 5 […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Mid Evening Points 2/5

    Wednesday, June 26 @ 7:15 pm
  2. Long weekend Cruise in Company start

    Thursday, June 27
  3. Edinburgh Regatta

    Saturday, June 29 - Sunday, June 30
  4. FCYC/RFYC Edinburgh Regatta (Forth Series Div 1&2) 1

    Saturday, June 29
  5. FCYC/RFYC Edinburgh Regatta (Forth Series Div 1&2) 2

    Sunday, June 30
  6. Long weekend Cruise in Company planned return

    Tuesday, July 2
  7. Open Sailing 3

    Thursday, July 4 @ 5:30 pm
  8. Friday White Sail 5 SC

    Friday, July 5 @ 7:00 pm
  9. Mid Saturday Points 2 races

    Saturday, July 6 @ 4:00 pm
  10. Mid Evening Points 3/5

    Wednesday, July 10 @ 7:30 pm

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