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Allow us to welcome you to the Royal Forth Yacht Club

Welcome to the Royal Forth Yacht Club. We are an established water-sports club with over 150 years of history. The Club is based at Granton Harbour within easy reach of Edinburgh city centre and provides fast access to the beautiful sailing waters of the Firth of Forth, for day sailing or for ventures further afield.

A varied racing and cruising programme is offered for members’ participation and the Club has its own fully serviced moorings for members’ boats and a manned launch service to access them. Our extensive boatyard is available for secure boat storage and basic maintenance. There are several club boats for members to use, as well as providing the opportunity to crew for other boat owners.

Our onshore facilities include a welcoming clubhouse, function room and patio with licensed facilities and hospitality seating for up to 70 persons to accommodate the busy, varied social programme throughout the entire year.

Whether an experienced sailor or beginner, boat owner or just seeking the opportunity to get out on the water, please get in contact and we would be delighted to welcome you to the Club. For more information
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Latest news

SUCCESS: RFYC Festival Series 24, 25 August 2023

This year we again invited our neighbours at Forth Corinthians to join us in the Festival Series. The yachts' declarations to enter were slow in coming in this year, but on the two days of the event, we had a great entry of 12 boats in each of two classes and three more cruisers-in-company sailing on the Friday. Thursday brought a wind dithering between the west More »

30 Aug 2023

Open Sailing @ RFYC Tuesday 22nd August 2023

Our final Open Sailing event of the season took place last night in, for what has seemed to be the norm this season, "blustery" conditions. With South Westerlies of 15knts gusting 24knts and overcast skies threatening rain, our guests were treated to an exciting evenings sailing. Many of the six boats that took part last night chose to opt for a heavily reefed sail plan and headed out NW towards Inchmickery before turning More »

27 Aug 2023

Open Sailing @ RFYC Tuesday 8th August 2023

With Westerly winds ranging from 16 to 24 knots and slight to moderate sea state, our guests last night were treated to a little bit of excitement for our penultimate Open Sailing event. With most boats opting to reef, our fleet made their way across to the deep water channel before turning round and heading back to harbour. Some boats took a course further Westwards to take a look at Inchmickery before returning. More »

9 Aug 2023

Invitation to the RFYC Festival Series 2023

All ROYAL FORTH Cruisers are invited to join in THE FESTIVAL SERIES 2023. This is the second Season of this new venture and is back due to popular demand. The two day event with racing on each evening will be tailored towards encouraging cruiser boats to take part. When? On the evenings of Thursday 24th and Friday 25th August 2023 More »

4 Aug 2023

Club Race 'n' Sail, Aberdour - 29th July 2023

The first special club event 'Race 'n' Sail' took place on Saturday 29 July, with a very respectable turnout of members and friends; racers and cruisers alike. A full report of the event can be found in our Cruise in Company section of the website, including a gallery of images submitted by those who attended the event. More »

31 Jul 2023

Upcoming events

Sep 23

10:00 - Saturday Series Late 3/3 (2 ra…

Two races for One Design, Squib and Cruiser fleets. Committee
Sep 24

11:00 - Cadet Regatta

Racing for cadet members - details decided on the day
Sep 26

17:30 - Cadets (shore)

Shore-based instruction for cadets that have registered for the sessions.
Sep 30

13:30 - CLUB EVENT - Closing Regatta

Three races for One Design, Squib and Cruiser fleets. Committee
Oct 5

19:00 - AUTUMN TALK: Selling Everythin…

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