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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

WINTER TALK: Trip to St Kilda by Stuart MacDonald 26 Jan 7-10

We're delighted to welcome Stuart MacDonald tonight who will be giving an invigorating and undoubtedly fascinating talk about his trip to St Kilda in 2016, probably with a few detours into some of his other adventures. Read on... Click the event link below... We look forward to seeing you later on! More »

26 Jan 2023


The Sailing Calendar for 2023 has been uploaded to the RFYC online calendar to get your appetite going. This is provisional pending review by FCYC. The printable calendar and the Sailing Handbook will be published before the start of the sailing season and as soon as we are able. This year, the Royal Forth Yacht Club is delighted to be hosting the VX One Nationals between 16-18 June to coincide More »

26 Jan 2023

RFYC Boat Jumble, Sat 4th 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: . The cost is only £10 which is a donation to More »

26 Jan 2023

WINTER TALK: Adventurous North Sea crossings with Ingrid by Torben Sell

We are delighted to welcome you to this first RFYC Winter Talk of 2023, given by RFYC member Torben Sell. Torben won the Log Entry competition at our Prizegiving 2022 for his highly entertaining Log, From Granton to Lübeck (via Gothenburg) having spent the summer sailing across the North and Baltic Seas. He sailed double-handed from Edinburgh to Gothenburg, onwards turning south to Lübeck, then to Kiel and via the Kiel More »

9 Jan 2023

Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year

The Flag Officers, Council and staff would like to thank all members for making it another very successful year at the Club.Thank you also to those who give their support by volunteering on and off the water. Have a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year and we'll see you back at the Club in 2023. Clubhouse and office reopen on Wednesday 4th January 9.00am More »

17 Dec 2022

Upcoming events

Jan 28

19:00 - CANCELLED - Burns Night Supper…

Dinner and Ceilidh
Feb 5

12:30 - Model Yachting - Granton Harbo…

Members are welcome to come and have a go at
Feb 6

12:00 - Private function

The clubhouse will be closed for a private function
Feb 9

19:00 - WINTER TALK - Everything tidal…

Details to follw
Mar 4

10:00 - Yard Jumble Sale

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

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