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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

RFYC Boat Jumble, Sat 16th March, 10-12 noon

If you find that the amount of sailing/boat spares and jumble is taking up valuable space, here is your chance to offer it for sale to others. The Club will host a Boat Jumble Sale which will be open to the public and a table can be booked by clicking the link at the bottom of this page , or via the Book online Social tab on the website. More »

16 Feb 2024

WINTER TALK - RYA Green Blue & Restoration Forth, Thurs 22nd Feb, 7pm

Brighten up your Thursday evening with a talk from the RYA's environmental programme, The Green Blue . The presentation will be delivered by RYA Scotland 's Regional Development Officer (East), Rhys Gorman. He will cover key environmental topics such as habitat protection, water pollution prevention and waste reduction, as well as pointing you to helpful resources and further opportunities to engage and help protect our waters. Rhys' presentation will be More »

15 Feb 2024

WINTER TALK: Tom's Pilgrimage - a film (re-run)

In August 2022 RFYC lost a dedicated member, a good friend and a great character, TOM WILSON. One of Tom's last wishes was to have his ashes scattered in the Sound of Mull and this film is a record (filmed in 2023) of the journey undertaken by some of Tom's family and closest friends to honour that wish. The film not only features the dedication to Tom, at Lochaline, it also captures the voyage from More »

24 Jan 2024

WINTER TALK: Torben Sell, While the Six Gales Roared, Thurs 18th Jan

In July and August 2023 Torben set once again sail for Germany, returning via Denmark and Norway. He will talk about his experience hoisting his spinnaker single-handed in the middle of the North Sea, being caught up in a thunderstorm, and an encounter with a pod of orcas in the Skaggerak. You can read his Log entry to the annual competition in downloads below. The bar will open from 19:00, More »

12 Jan 2024

Burns Night Supper, 27th January, from 7pm

"Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o the puddin'-race! Aboon them a' ye tak your place, Painch, tripe, or thairm: Weel are ye worthy o' a grace As lang's my arm..." Please join us for a hearty Burns Night Supper, this 27th January. Enjoy a 3 course Burns Supper, with piping in by our very own pipers, and the traditional address to the haggis. There will be more themed More »

11 Jan 2024

Upcoming events

Mar 1

19:00 - Music Bar night

It's time for another music night at the Club! Bring
March 2-3

09:30 - VHF Training Course

VHF Training. Must be pre booked as spaces limited.
Mar 7

19:30 - Winter Talk: Sailing to Antart…

This is the story of sailing in Antarctica in a
Mar 15

19:00 - Private Function

Mar 16

10:00 - Yard Jumble Sale

If you find that the amount of sailing/boat spares and

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