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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 click here.

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Latest news

Royal Forth Gin - a triumph of Pickering's botanical engineering !

After our AGM today, Will (Rear Commodore, House) and new member Marcus Pickering, finally revealed our brand new, exclusive, Royal Forth Gin! This is an absolute triumph, and all credit to Marcus and his team of botanical engineers at Summerhall for creating a unique and delicious authentic new London Dry Gin. Pickering 's have created over 30 different varieties of Gin to date. The Royal Forth Gin stands apart as it More »

Published 10:17 on 29 Nov 2021

RFYC Annual Report 2021 for AGM, 28.11.2021

"It is with great pleasure that I introduce not the Commodore's Report, but the Royal Forth Annual Report by way of this new format. I trust that it will provide a sufficient summary of the year's activities where you will find comments by Flag Officers and Office Bearers highlighting their own areas of responsibility..." MT, Commodore, Royal Forth Yacht Club Members will find this to be a More »

Published 11:23 on 24 Nov 2021

RFYC Annual Prizegiving, 2021

We had a wonderful evening on Saturday at our Annual Prizegiving, and what a season we managed to have, despite all the challenges! It would be remiss of us not to celebrate and share the festivities on this page. Thanks to Sarah Robertson, Sailing Secretary for all her hard work throughout the year, and George Brown, Fiona, Sheena and Cathy for making sure the trophies were engraved and polished for all our winners on the More »

Published 19:09 on 17 Nov 2021

Now you see them, now you don't - Lift Out 2021

After yesterday's dreich weather and threatening forecast, today's glorious sun was a real boon to the Lift Out team's operations, and a relief to boat owners and volunteers. Bacon rolls and a briefing started the day, which would see roughly 60 boats lifted out and tucked in for the Winter. It's a real shame to see them leave Granton Harbour, whose charm the yachts contribute to enormously. Lift Out is always a seasonal marker: the More »

Published 14:28 on 6 Oct 2021

Cruise in Company - Sunday 5th September, 2021

The final Cruise in Company of the 2021 sailing season takes place on a mixed Sunday in early September. More »

Published 08:56 on 10 Sep 2021

Upcoming events

Jan 30

11:00 - Model Yacht Sailing

Feb 10

19:00 - WINTER TALK: Watch out for Mar…

The Forth has often been in the news in recent
Feb 13

12:00 - Model Yacht Sailing

Feb 27

10:00 - Model Yacht Sailing

Mar 3

19:30 - WINTER TALK: Restoration Forth…

Restoration Forth! A community-led vision to restore seagrass

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