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
Published 14:28 on 6 Oct 2021
The final Cruise in Company of the 2021 sailing season takes place on a mixed Sunday in early September.
Published 08:56 on 10 Sep 2021
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
Published 14:44 on 1 Sep 2021
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
Published 20:58 on 27 Aug 2021
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
Published 11:23 on 16 Aug 2021
The fourth Cruise in Company of the 2021 sailing season takes place on a mixed Sunday in early August.
Published 10:23 on 11 Aug 2021
Did you know that our yacht club is essentially run by volunteers ? Recent efforts have led to an influx of new members looking to learn new ways of appreciating our beautiful Firth of Forth. The Royal Forth runs frequent work party parties for new and veteran members to get to know each other over a satisfying task. We really couldn't run without you. If you're interested in
Published 11:12 on 4 Aug 2021
Sailing instructions for the One Design Regatta are now available.
Published 13:32 on 2 Aug 2021
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