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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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Seasons Challenge results out

Full results and places on Season’s Challenge and Race Results 2016 pages.

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Xmas-New Year shut-down

Christmas/New-Year shut-down starts at mid-day Wed 21st December. The clubhouse will open for the PEYC visit on Monday 2nd January, and then reopens from Wednesday 4th January. The Office will re-open on Thursday 5th January.

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North Sea Coast -The Great Guide

Fantastic pictures and stories about our cruising grounds in the latest series of BBC’s ‘Coast – the Great Guide’. Click here to watch in I-Player.

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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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Edinburgh Gin Regatta Photographs

Sorry for the delay…  

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Edinburgh Festival Fireworks Monday 29th August 2016

The annual Edinburgh Festival Fireworks Show is happening this Monday coming, 29th August and this year we are holding a pontoon party for all members of both RFYC and FCYC, on the EML pontoon. Our clubhouse will be open from 6.30 if anyone wishes to phone in a Carry Out order and the party will […]

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Sunday 14th August 2016 our 4th Cruise in company – more photographs added

Today Sunday 14th August 2016 our 4th Cruise in company was joined by 21 Young Sports Ambassadors and their Leaders, from the following High Schools around Edinburgh Castle Brae, Drummond, Firhill, Holy Rood, Portobello, Royal High, St. Thomas and Woodlands. We had the support of 10 Skippers and their boats plus Tom Wilson in Royal Forth as support […]

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Yacht cradles for sale Barcaldine

As you may know, the Marine Resources Centre yard & moorings at Loch Creran where Tom Wilson keeps his boat has been sold and is to be redeveloped by Scottish Sea Farms as a fresh water hatchery. They have been in touch and advised that they have a number of cradles for sale. These cradles are heavily built […]

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Isle of May and Anstruther Express Races 23/07/2016

Six boats started for these two races. Unfortunately, the wind was very very light, and most of the entrants retired. Last information was that Cathy was still waiting for reports from one or two of the boats: “We received 3 entries for the May and 1 for the Express. However on the morning 6 yachts appeared to […]

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Edinburgh regatta results now available

Edinburgh Regatta 2016 Results 17Jul16 – see event page.

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Commodore’s Blog January to June 2016

 Archive… Wednesday 15 June The final few moorings are being completed this week. This Saturday sees two races in the Saturday series as well as the Corinthian’s Sail Row, Run event.  A call is out for an assistant Race Officer and a RIB driver to cover these. Sunday is the next Cruise in Company, so […]

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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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Nautical books for children and grandchildren

Our attention has been drawn to some entertaining nautical themed books for young children. The stories introduce children (4-8) to life afloat through the adventures of anthropomorphic characters – Yasmin the Yacht, Robert the Racing Dinghy, Kevin the Canvas Canoe etc. Primarily designed to entertain – with full colour illustrations on every printed page, they also […]

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21 May 2016 – RYA Push the Boat Out – a Result

This year the Royal Forth Yacht Club  hosted an Open Day under the RYA Push the Boat Out banner. On Saturday 21 May we had upwards of 100 visitors at Granton Harbour with about 90 people signing up for a trip in either a sailing boat or a RIB.  Members and visitors alike hugely enjoyed […]

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