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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

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

Our Champion Dragons are busy!

We couldn't be more delighted with the way things are going for the Dragon Championships, hosted at the Royal Forth Yacht Club! Congratulations to Badger GBR 810 for winning the Scottish Dragon Championship 2021. Here they are with their trophies: the Scottish Dragon Trophy and the Mirage Cup. Well done to Tom Vernon, Helm, Adam Bowers and Oliver Spensley-Corfield from the Royal Solent Yacht Club for an absolutely incredible effort. Of More »

Published 14:44 on 1 Sep 2021

The One Design Regatta 2021 - 21 & 22 August

Before we get into the festivities of the very prestigious Edinburgh Cup over the next week, it would be amiss of us not to say a massive thank you to all our helpers for a superb weekend last weekend. The One Design Regatta was held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August 2021, incorporating the Squib Scottish & Northern Championships, the H-Boat Nationals and 707 traveller event. It was not a little heartbreaking More »

Published 20:58 on 27 Aug 2021

Lost at Sea - Friday night open mic

It was a beautifully warm evening in the clubhouse on Friday night. Thanks to Lost at Sea, our in-house musicians for a very entertaining event and to talented new members who answered the open mic call. If you play an instrument and would like to play more, please tell us what you can do or simply drop in to future open mic sessions. Dutch courage is also now available on tap at our newly refurbished More »

Published 11:23 on 16 Aug 2021

Upcoming events

Oct 16

11:00 - Autumn Series 3 (2 races)

HW >2.5m: 08:35-16:40
Oct 22

19:30 - New Members Night

A personal invitation will be sent to new members for this
Oct 23

14:30 - Autumn Series 4 (2 races)

HW >2.5m: 13:00-20:15
Nov 5

19:30 - Club bar and music night

The bar will be open and some light acoustic live music
Nov 8

19:00 - Bar training

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