Royal Forth Yacht Club
Watersports at Granton

Harbour team brave the elements…

After many delays, mainly due to high winds whenever the tide conditions were right, the work on lifting the old ground chain before laying the new ground chain has begun. It is planned that trots 6 and 8 will be done and hoped that two others can be finished before the start of the new […]

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Lift-in and Lift-out dates decided for 2018

The planned 2018 lift-in and lift-out dates are as follows: Lift In is on Monday 16 April and Lift Out is on Monday 22 October.

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This is our 150th Anniversary Year!

For details of everything we are doing to mark the occasion, see our 150th Anniversary page.

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Commodore’s Blog – 1 July to 30 September 2017

Sunday 24 September The Harbour team are still busy with yard enhancements, currently re-pointing the old railway wall and dredging the EML pontoons.  There is still racing going on into the Autumn and lift out is looming so it is time to get in the last couple of weeks sailing and plan for mast lifting. […]

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Commodore’s Blog – 1 Feb to 30 June 2017

Thursday 29 June We are all fed up with the constant news reports about Brexit.  But how many of us have thought about what Brexit means to us sailors. I attend on the Club’s behalf a Cross Party Group at the Scottish Parliament on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism.  The impact of leaving the EU […]

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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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Marina Development Consultation Thurs 19 Oct

Granton Central Development Ltd, are planning to submit an application for a marine licence to the Scottish Ministers, through Marine Scotland:LOT in respect of proposed marine licensable works relative to the Marina development at Granton Harbour.   A public consultation event will take place at Granton Youth Centre, 3-11 West Granton Road, Edinburgh between 14.30 and […]

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Navigational hazards in our cruising grounds

David Penny provided two photos that he took the last time he flew out of Edinburgh – one shows the rocks etc which go to make up the main Oxcars reef; the other shows the Meadulse rocks around Aberdour and Inchcolm. These may be of interest to fellow members to help them ‘visualise’ these well […]

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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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Cruise in company – Sunday 17th Sept 2017

Cruise in Company – Sunday 17th September 2017 A sizeable group of members and guests gathered at the clubhouse on Sunday 17th September for the last of this season’s Cruise in Company events. Light winds from the north were predicted but (not surprisingly) didn’t materialise and, in fact, the fleet enjoyed a cracking sail back […]

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ECSF results

All East Coast Sailing Festival results now on website, East Coast Sailing Festival page.

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“Cruising Raft-up” – Scottish Boat Show – Kip Marina, 15 Oct

Tickets now available for the Cruising Raft Up on Sunday the 15th of October at Scotland’s Boat Show. RYA Scotland Cruising and General Purposes Committee will host two Cruising Raft Up sessions on Sunday the 15th of October (one in morning and same programme again in the afternoon) in the Chartroom at Kip Marina, Inverkip […]

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New member seeking crew

New club member Keith Bennett is interested in hearing from prospective crew members. Keith has cruised Inspiration, a 1993 Moody Halberdier ketch, for the past 4 years following her purchase and subsequent upgrading in Plymouth.  She has cruised the Scottish West coast and a little farther afield for the past 3 years and over-wintered in […]

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Queensferry Crossing Flotilla

Several yachts from the RFYC joined a fleet of over 50 yachts and other craft to celebrate the official opening of the Queensferry Crossing. The event was followed by a hog roast at Port Edgar, and a drizzly motor sail home to Granton. A good time was had by all. Here are a few photos […]

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Winter 2017-18 berthing on EML pontoon

The Edinburgh Marina Ltd INVITATION TO OVER-WINTER ON THE PONTOON 2017/2018 September 2017 FCYC and RFYC boat owners and non members (preference being given to members) are invited to apply for a berth on the pontoons for the winter season – from Saturday 15 October 2017 until Saturday 8 April 2018. Club members may stay […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Evening Points Mid 5/6

    Wednesday, July 18 @ 7:00 pm
  2. Open Sailing 1800

    Thursday, July 19 @ 6:00 pm
  3. Open Sailing

    Thursday, July 19 @ 6:00 pm
  4. Evening Points Mid 6/6

    Thursday, July 19 @ 7:00 pm
  5. Mid Sat series 1,2

    Saturday, July 21 @ 10:30 am
  6. BSC Mazzoni & Costello (Forth Series Div1&2)

    Sunday, July 22
  7. Dinghy Racing

    Sunday, July 22 @ 11:00 am
  8. West Highland Week starts

    Saturday, July 28
  9. Crombie Cup

    Saturday, July 28 @ 2:00 pm
  10. JPR Marsh and Surry (FCYC)

    Sunday, July 29 @ 2:30 pm