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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

Cruise in Company - Sunday 15th May, 2022

The first CiC of the 2022 season has successfully been completed! More »

Published 08:05 on 17 May 2022

Edinburgh Regatta - 2022

The Edinburgh Regatta 2022 will be taking place on the 25th and 26th June, 2022. Hosted by Royal Forth Yacht Club & Forth Corinthian Yacht Club - Granton, Edinburgh. The event will offer Windward/Leeward racing for Fast/Slow keelboats and Sports/Day boats and Passage racing for Cruisers. Food and drink will be available in the RFYC clubhouse before and after racing. The Notice of Race (NoR), Entry Form and Event Poster documents More »

Published 08:21 on 13 May 2022

The Platinum Jubilee Parade of Sail, Saturday 4th June

We are proud to present The Platinum Jubilee Parade of Sail on Saturday 4th June, which is intended to be one of the highlights of the season. All of our members are invited to attend and take part. The plan is to create a large fleet of boats to head downwind flying a spinnaker, goose winged or adorned with flags, starting at the racing circle and heading into Wardie Bay to Newhaven. This will More »

Published 10:09 on 5 May 2022

Your Invitation to Open Sailing

Here is your opportunity to participate in the Royal Forth Yacht Club's "Open Sailing" events throughout the Sailing Season. Whilst these select dates offer opportunities for members of the public to try sailing, they are also for members, particularly non boat owners seeking opportunities to crew, to be given a chance to go for a sail. It is envisaged that there will be a selection of boats available, both cruisers and racers. If More »

Published 14:29 on 27 Apr 2022

RYA Discover Sailing 29 May, 12-5pm, call for volunteers

On Sunday 29th May the Club will run the Discover Sailing open day , where we will open our doors to welcome visitors from the local community and beyond and offer the opportunity to experience a short sail on a variety of boats plus activities onshore. The Club in the past has benefited from attracting new people during these open days. Discover Sailing has formerly been known as "Push The Boat Out" and More »

Published 12:29 on 14 Apr 2022

Upcoming events

May 18

18:30 - Evening Series Early 5/6 (earl…

Launch Start / Finish: 13:30 - 20:15; >2.5m Tide: 13:15-20:25; HW
May 19

19:00 - Evening Series Early 6/6

Launch Start / Finish: 14:0 - 20:45; >2.5m Tide: 14:05-21:20; HW
May 20

18:00 - FCYC Friday White Sail

Launch Start / Finish: 15:0 - 20:45; >2.5m Tide: 15:00-22:25; HW
May 24

19:00 - Cadets on shore

Launch Start / Finish: 9:0 - 14:15; >2.5m Tide: 05:50-14:20; HW
May 28

10:00 - Cruise in Company 2/6

Launch Start / Finish: 11:0 - 18:15; >2.5m Tide: 10:50-18:15;

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