The RYA Day Skipper practical course is the qualification needed to charter a yacht, which could take you to all corners of the world. Giving you the necessary skills to skipper a boat in daylight in familiar waters, the course allows students to hone their sailing and crew management skills – perfect for racing or […]
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On Saturday 21st September, 2019 the one-week-old two-person crew of newly un-renamed H-Boat “Hopscotch” (aka: “Blocks“) set out to join in the Late Saturday Series 3 Races. Hoping only to gain experience, this adventurous duo gained far more experience than they hoped or wished for. But both survived and lived to tell the tale. If […]
Louise’s blog starts today! Leaving behind the sunny shores of Granton for seven nights on board a yacht in Marbella, Louise will be crewing for a Yachtmaster prep week and exam. Keep up with the latest sun-filled posts here.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The wind might have gone but the cadets enjoyed a ride back to the harbour on the rib! photograph Chris Howden
There is a new wifi router in the clubhouse. Connection details are beside the terminal in the bar.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]