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Wild Wednesday

Extreme weather from Storm Ali on Wednesday 19th September, with winds gusting over 70 knots at Inchcolm around midday. Unfortunately one of our members’ yacht capsized on its mooring in the bad weather.  

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September in the Clubhouse…

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August in the Clubhouse

After race nibbles and food. Not just for racers! All members, and their families and friends, are welcome – non members to be signed in.

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150th Anniversary Regatta Results

The RFYC 150th Anniversary Regatta, sponsored by Urban Union, was held on a sun drenched midsummer weekend with near-perfect sailing conditions. Members of five yacht clubs participated, with two international-level competitors. Full results for the dayboat fleet are available here. Full results for the cruiser class are available here. The series results were: Fleet 1: […]

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Our Parade of Sail, 2nd June

From HM Naval Base Clyde’s Facebook Page: ONE OF the world’s oldest yacht clubs has marked its 150th anniversary with a visit from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal on June 2. The Royal Forth Yacht Club was formed in 1868 by a group of 26 local gentlemen seeking to promote boating among the people […]

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An update for racers – this week’s news and events

Rusty Racers and Curry Night- Wednesday 25th April 7 for 7.30pm Stewart Robertson (2017 RS400 Scottish Champion and 2nd in Europeans!) has kindly offered to remind us about the racing rules and this is an ideal opportunity to invite all new or potential members along or anyone who wants to start or improve their racing. […]

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Opening Regatta and Practice Race

Members will have noted the change to lift in date to Monday 30th April but we still intend to run the planned practice race on Monday 23rd April  and/or the Opening Regatta on Saturday 28th April.

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Club Launch service

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.

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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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ECSF results

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

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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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JPR-3 FCYC Marsh and Surrey cups 13 Aug NEW START TIME

TIMES CHANGED AGAIN: Start time 1645, absolute time limit 2015. Revised course and Sailing Instructions, see Event entry.

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Gavin Adamson Trophy race postponed due to weather

In the light of the forecast and feedback from potential competitors it has been decided to POSTPONE the Gavin Adamson Memorial Trophy Race which was due to be sailed from DBSC on Sunday (25 June). The new date currently proposed is Sunday 27 August.

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Helgoland race now started – Live race updates and Tracker

    Update Tuesday 15.11 bst Moana dismasted but crew all safe.  Returning to port.  Lead boat has done nearly 300 miles already is likely to arrive early tomorrow, Wednesday. Due to bad weather reports (50 knots due Tuesday (ish)) 14 boats have started and are now visible on the LIVE RACE TRACKER. We look forwards […]

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FCYC Annual Sail – Row – Run Event

FCYC Annual Sail – Row – Run Event. Saturday 27 May 1200-1900 BST Outside of EML Pontoon needs to be kept completely free over this period. Yachts, rowing skiffs and runners will be arriving and departing constantly over this period. You co-operation to help smooth running of event will be greatly appreciated. Unattended vessels on […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. PEYC Yacht and DBSC Dinghy Regattas

    Sunday, September 23
  2. Royal Eastern Regatta/Late Sat series 5,6,7

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

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

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

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

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

    Monday, October 22
  8. Autumn Series 7,8

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

    Sunday, November 4
  10. Winter Talk

    Wednesday, November 7 @ 7:00 pm

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