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
There has been a change to the SIs for the Inchkeith Trophy on Saturday 5th June to alter the course as we do not yet have an "R" mark. You can download the update here . The change is also posted on the notice board at the club and the Race Officer will hold a briefing at 9am before the race.
Published 19:05 on 1 Jun 2021
On May 14th, Cathy Ogden and Charles Morton attended a special event at the Royal Yacht Britannia to see the unveiling of the former royal Dragon, Bluebottle K192 built in 1948, after major restoration and refit by David Heritage Racing Yachts . The accompanying photographs reveal the exceptionally high standard of the restoration. Bluebottle is the very first entry to this year's British Dragon Association (BDA)
Published 00:00 on 27 May 2021
The 2021 racing season got underway on Saturday with the opening regatta. The weather was good to us this year as crews were met with sunshine, a few clouds and a light breeze, which led to a gentle easing back into racing mode! A relatively small turnout this time round, but we had a great mix of different boats across three classes. Three races were held in Wardie Bay, round our new race marks, much
Published 10:02 on 24 May 2021