These links are provided as a service to our members.

The Royal Forth Yacht Club cannot warrant or guarantee any of these services or be responsible for the use that members or visitors make of them. There are separate tabs for

Other Clubs and

Class Associations.

Local development

Forth Road Bridge operations – Amey have taken over operation of the old and new Road bridges from the Forth Estuary Transport Authority (FETA), which has now been disbanded and staff transferred to the new organisation.

Forth Ports

Waterfront Edinburgh

Forth Estuary Forum

Yahoo Groups – for group contacts



FYCA Sailing




North Sails – Using ‘tell’ tails

Tripbuzz/sailing guide US based but some useful info


Notices to Mariners from Forth Ports

Royal Cruising Club Free information of interest to cruising yachtsmen including passage planning guides

Royal Yachting Association full of useful information and guidelines

Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS)

International Sailing Federation (ISAF)


Seal pups – trips to view T: 07774103405

or email

Official HMY Britannia site

International Burgee Registry

Americas cup

Yachts and Yachting

Yachting life

Flags and more –

Granton History website – lots of historical information and old photos – see what Granton Harbour looked like when it was a major port used by large commercial vessels!



2018 Sailing Calendar

2018 Sailing calendar: click here


For visitor facilities: click here.

Wind and Tide

For current wind at Braefoot Bay and Ichcolm Island, click here.

For current tidal height and wind for Leith: click here.

To download 2018 tide tables, courtesy of Forth Ports Ltd: click here .

Live AIS and Charts

To see live AIS feed, click here
To see and explore Navionics digital charts, click here

Read the 2017 yearbook on line!

2017 Sailing Instructions

2017 Sailing Instructions: click here

Join us on Facebook!

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Upcoming Events

  1. Winter Talk – RNLI 700pm for 730pm

    Friday, March 23 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Marine Conservation Society

    Thursday, April 12 @ 7:00 pm
  3. Cadet training registration

    Tuesday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm
  4. RNLI Lifejacket Clinic

    Saturday, April 21 @ 2:00 pm
  5. Practice Points

    Monday, April 23 @ 6:30 pm
  6. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm
  7. Winter talk – Moorings and Racing Marks

    Thursday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm
  8. Opening Regatta

    Saturday, April 28 @ 2:00 pm
  9. Lift-In

    Monday, April 30
  10. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, May 1 @ 7:00 pm

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