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New wifi router in club house

There is a new wifi router in the clubhouse. Connection details are beside the terminal in the bar.

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2016 Summer Season Club Hours now on website

Club Hours – boatman, bar, office and clubhouse – along with HW and Sunset times are now on the website for the whole summer. They can be found by scrolling down to the bottom of most pages, and on the menu under “Information/Boatman’s, clubhouse, bar and office hours“.

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2016 Sailing Calendar published

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.

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Sailing Checklists added to website

Several sailing checklists have been added to the “Downloads” section of the website. This is an experimental feature to see if they are of use to members. If you have your own and would like to add these, please email them to Sandra. Currently the checklists are the following. Checklists (trial feature) Safety Briefing Checklist […]

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Crew Exchange Survey – initial results and next steps

Thanks to all who have already completed the crew exchange survey. The survey is still open if you would like to add your opinions and requirements. Here is a quick summary of the results.  Number of responses  – 20 as of Sunday 9th Aug Ratio of skippers to crews: 26:10 (people were allowed to tick multiple […]

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Cruise in Company – Bridge Celebration Fireworks

Report by Patrick Angier.  Photos by Fiona Angier & Adrian Shield Saturday morning, 13 September, thought about the cruise up to Bridges – looked as if we would drift / motor up. The plan was to anchor to the West of the Rail Bridge have a party and watch the fireworks. And then sleep aboard […]

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Forth Road Bridge – Festival Flotilla

On Sunday 7 September, a large flotilla of 160 boats gathered below the railway bridge to take part in a parade of boats to celebrate 50 years of the Forth Road Bridge. There were about 9 boats from RFYC, at least one of which had spent the previous night at Port Edgar and with the […]

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Forth Bridge Flotilla photos

 The Forth Bridge Flotilla as seen from Silkie. “Column 2” setting off; Looking back to the Railway bridge; Approaching the road bridge – lined with spectators; RFYC’s Shuvler On the return leg – all three bridges. The red boat is Shuvler. The end!  

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Upcoming Events

  1. Royal Eastern Regatta/Late Sat series 5,6,7

    Saturday, September 29 @ 3:30 pm
  2. Autumn Series 1,2

    Saturday, October 6 @ 11:00 am
  3. Dinghy Racing

    Sunday, October 7 @ 2:00 pm
  4. Autumn Series 3,4

    Saturday, October 13 @ 3:30 pm
  5. Autumn Series 5,6

    Saturday, October 20 @ 11:00 am
  6. Lift Out

    Monday, October 22
  7. Autumn Series 7,8

    Saturday, October 27 @ 3:00 pm
  8. Fancy Dress Firework Disco

    Sunday, November 4
  9. Winter Talk

    Wednesday, November 7 @ 7:00 pm
  10. Prizegiving

    Saturday, November 17

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