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Edinburgh Gin Regatta Hospitality Boat

PRESS PLACES AVAILABLE ON HOSPITALITY BOAT What: EDINBURGH GIN REGATTA 2016 Who: Royal Forth and Forth Corinthian Yacht Clubs When: 16th-17th July 2016 Where: On the Firth of Forth, off Granton and Silverknowes, Edinburgh We are providing a luxurious hospitality boat, in the form of Midnight Caller, a Puget Sound 34, for members of the […]

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More success for our racers

Richard Leask’s crew were photographed in Kestra competing in the Edinburgh Cup at Abersoch, coming a creditable 21st overall out of 35 competitors in a week of strong winds and big waves. Richard, Willie and Nevin all visible but wet! She is also the red boat (GBR 489) in the middle of this photo of a group […]

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Poimandres – new life for old friend

Coming home from Orkney via Whitehills Marina in late June 2016, we saw an absolutely stunning Hunter 707 on a trailer by the harbour. Her name is Poimandres, and some of our members will remember that she is one of the 707s the club owned for a while. By pure chance, I met her new owner […]

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Scottish Dragons Championship 27-29 Aug

Notice of Race and registration Form now available – see event item.

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June BBQ and Royal Eastern Regatta

JUNE BBQ – was held on Saturday 4 June. Royal Eastern Regatta results here. Food available from 17:00. Bar open at least to 20:30. Feel free to bring guests. Hopefully many will be coming off the water following either the Royal Eastern Regatta or an enjoyable cruise on the Forth. Boatman’s hours are 11:00 to […]

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Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship Scotland Area Final

The 2016 Honda RYA Youth Rib Championship, Scotland Area Final will be taking place on 4th June at Castle Semple Centre, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, Lochlip Road, Lochwinnoch, PA12 4EA. For more information on how to take part visit the RYA website. If you have run your heat please forward your finalists details to your Area […]

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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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Great results for RFYC Young racers

Congratulations to Jamie Calder, Clementine Thompson and Lewis Smith for fantastic performances in Laser Radials at the RYA Youth Nationals this week. Jamie won overall and Lewis placed Eighth (of over 50 entries) in the Radial Boys class. Clementine achieved Second place in Radial Girls. Our young members make the rest of us feel very […]

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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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Latest on FYCA Progressive Handicaps

From FYCA website: As briefed at RFYC yesterday evening, FYCA are planning to introduce an improved yacht handicap system for 2016. The plans for this are well advanced and the committee have published a provisional handicap list for 2016 based on the new scheme. The list is available for download here. If you didn’t attend […]

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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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END OF SEASON PRIZEGIVING PHOTOGRAPHS

 Annual Prizegiving Photographs On a cold November Saturday in the middle of November, some 50 or so members and their guests attended the annual prize giving. As usual there was a fine array of silverware on display to be presented to the winners of the racing events over the year, but also for a number of […]

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CROMBIE CUP / CADETS ACTIVITIES & BBQ SAT 12TH SEPTEMBER

ALL WELCOME… Crombie Cup – Keelboats Start 12:30 Cadets activities on water start 14:00h Lounge and bar will be open from 12 Midday Spectators welcome to view cadets from lounge, bar, tea, coffee and panini available. BBQ from 16:00h All members including Crombie Cup racers, Cadets, Parents and other family members welcome. As usual, we will […]

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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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Upcoming Events

  1. RFYC One Design Championships – registration and launch

    Friday, August 17 @ 6:00 pm
  2. Friday White Sail

    Friday, August 17 @ 7:00 pm
  3. RFYC One Design Regatta

    Saturday, August 18 - Sunday, August 19
  4. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, August 21 @ 7:00 pm
  5. FCYC Bell Rock Race start

    Thursday, August 23
  6. Late Sat series 1,2

    Saturday, August 25 @ 2:00 pm
  7. Dinghy Racing

    Sunday, August 26 @ 2:00 pm
  8. Cadet Training on the water

    Tuesday, August 28 @ 6:30 pm
  9. Evening Points Late 6/7

    Wednesday, August 29 @ 6:30 pm
  10. Evening Points Late 7/7

    Thursday, August 30 @ 6:30 pm