There have been some wonderful scenes on the water since the racing buoys were put in place on 9th July. The Saturday Series last weekend was the first outing for the new circle marks with Sunday's Crombie Cup proving the bigger test! Yesterday (Saturday 17th) our super sailing secretary and partner were out racing in gorgeous sunny and fast conditions. Do check our Sailing Calendar for 2021 on the website and ask members,
Published 16:26 on 18 Jul 2021
The final four race marks have been launched today by our fabulous four harbour heroes: Piotr, Cathy, John and Joe. With our circle now complete we are all brushed up and ready for racing this weekend, including the Crombie Cup on Sunday 11th. Our members and staff have been working hard on a range of tasks to keep the harbour and yard happy and ready for activities, and we heartily thank them for all
Published 15:07 on 9 Jul 2021
The refurbishment of the Royal Forth Yacht Club kitchen is now stunningly complete after a tremendous effort by our House team under the leadership of Rear Commodore Will Davies. This will enable us to offer significantly more catering, ranging from after sailing food, Sunday lunches and catered events. Take a look out the calendar on our website as we all emerge from the pandemic and start to see each other again. As some of you
Published 18:38 on 8 Jul 2021
On Sunday 4th July, the club celebrated and commemorated Sandra Cameron's thirty-seven years of dedicated service to the Royal Forth Yacht Club. Sandra retired at the end of April after a long association with the club, running the office and a great deal more. Our brilliant team worked tirelessly to provide safe opportunity for a few members to say their thank yous and farewells. Many members donated generously to gifts of thanks. Our Commodore
Published 14:24 on 8 Jul 2021
Patience is a virtue, and aren't we all learning this lesson well. It's wonderful to finally complete a task that has been pending since the most recent election of a new Commodore to the club in November 2020. Finally his illustrious name is written in gold on our Commodore's Board in the stairwell. The eagle eyed among you will see that this is a three year reign and in difficult times.
Published 18:27 on 24 Jun 2021
We are tremendously proud to reopen our bar at long last, and have Will Davies, our Rear Commodore (House Convener), Membership Secretary and Royal Forth star chef to thank for driving this sterling effort. A few members were able to celebrate today after the Saturday Series Early 3, with a patiently awaited pint. Thank you to the House Committee and all those who've chipped in with planning, varnishing and fitting to help get us
Published 19:34 on 19 Jun 2021
RFYC Member James Jordan is reluctantly selling his Invicta 26, "Gannet," prior to moving away from Edinburgh.
Published 10:47 on 14 Jun 2021
The RFYC Summer Sprints event took place on Saturday 12th June, 2021 with bright sunshine and very breezy F6 wind conditions making for a spirited afternoon.
Published 17:55 on 13 Jun 2021
RFYC Member Richard Leask has decided to sell his GRP Dragon "Red Kestra GBR 489."
Published 17:29 on 13 Jun 2021
The second Cruise in Company of the 2021 sailing season takes place on a gloriously sunny Sunday in early June.
Published 17:14 on 13 Jun 2021