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Aberdour Regatta (8 July) – SIs available

On Saturday 8th July is the 142nd Aberdour Regatta and we would like to invite and welcome you to take part. The event is part of the FYCA Yacht Championship Series. There is free overnight berthing. The SI, together with entry form and course chart, is here. Notice of Race and entry form also available […]

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Fisherrow Yacht Club Jubilee Regatta 24th & 25th June

  Jubilee Regatta weekend on the 24th and 25th June.   We relay our invitation to your members to attend. We would very much welcome visiting yachts and dinghies at our event which is made even more special by this being our Jubilee year; there is a great vibe around the club and we have […]

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Helgoland Results

    Nordseewoche Results 2017    

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Commodore’s Blog Oct 2016 to Jan 2017

Tuesday 31 January It’s  not often that we get a film about sailing and tomorrow (Wednesday evening on Film 4 at 21:00) we get a good one: “All is lost” about one man (Robert Redford) whose yacht is seriously damaged at sea and how he survives (or does he?). Of course one of the classic […]

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Record numbers at Push the Boat Out 2017

The Push the Boat Out open day on 14 May was a huge success. We had over 160 people register, nearly double last year’s numbers. Many thanks to all the club members who helped to make it such a success. Thanks also to our exhibitors and guest organisations who brought a real community spirit to the event. […]

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Lift in 2017 a birds eye view…

Thursday, April 27 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Whilst Lift In 2017 was postponed to Thursday 27th April because of adverse forecast on Monday 24th… It was a very successful day in the end. Huge THANK YOU to Ken Dougall for the following photographs, taken by his drone. Lift in as we’ve never seen […]

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Winter talk – Sailing Model Boats 28th April…

Winter talks 2017 (all events are 7pm for 7.30pm unless otherwise stated) 9) Racing model yachts: 27th April: ‘Come and learn all about sailing and building one of these miniaturised yachts’. What do you do in the winter when you’re boat’s out of the water? Thankful for the break or itching to keep sailing but with more comfort? It turns […]

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Boatman Hours now published on website

Th boatman hours for summer 2017 are now on the website, in the table at the bottom of every page. Starting on lift-in day, 24th April. Summer bar hours to be published in due course.

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Crewing opportunity: Scotland to Norway

Crew required for trip from Scotland to Norway: Talwyn, a Rustler 36, will be sailing from Lochinver on the 1st June to Loch Eriboll, Orkney, Fair Isle, Shetland then on to Norway. Due to a last minute change, the owner (experienced YM Offshore) is looking for one additional crew member – particularly for the North […]

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2017 sailing calendar published!

RFYC’s 2017 sailing calendar has been agreed and published. Download here or from the sidebar. The Sailing Committee

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Humpback Whale in the Forth!!!

See this BBC news item (click on photo or here) for amazing shots of a humpbacked whale breaching in the Forth off Kinghorn.  

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Burns’ Night ‘Hoolie by the Water’ Saturday 28th January 2017

Burns’ Night ‘Hoolie by the Water’ Saturday 28th January 2017 7 for 7.30pm £20pp Following on the success of last year’s joint sell-out event with Forth Corinthians, why not dig out your dancing shoes again for this year’s Burns’ Night ‘Hoolie by the Water’? More of the same: fewer words and more music, with the […]

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Commodore’s Blog June to September 2016

Monday 26 September The start of another windy week. Having gone to the lengths of ensuring that there was no confusion about the racing on Saturday, it had to be cancelled due to high winds.  With F6 gusting F8 the Race Officer called the racing off.  Ironically Sunday was a better day and, although it […]

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No more plastic cotton buds!

Recently we reported that plastics are becoming the weapon of mass destruction for the marine environment, with a current major problem being plastic cotton bud stalks flushed down the toilet (what sort of cretin would do that?!?, you might well ask), and mentioned a petition asking the major supermarket chains to switch from plastic to […]

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Racing Results for the Year – The Summary

We have had the usual full programme of Racing this year with 29 race events plus the One-Design regatta giving a total of 91 race starts of which 22 were specifically for cruiser class.  It is to be hoped that we can extend the participation of the Cruiser Class next year.  Fortunately this year only […]

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  1. St Andrew’s Night Whisky Tasting

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