RFYC Sailing Committee is holding a SAILING SEASON SOCIAL to share plans for 2023 Our SAILING SEASON SCRUTINY SOCIAL, held in late 2022 sought your feedback, creativity and initiative. We hope to show you how we have incorporated your great ideas. If you are a longstanding member, recently joined or brand new; if you have cruising or racing interests, come along to get the heads up and mingle with fellow
Published 12:21 on 17 Mar 2023
Come and enjoy a fascinating talk about the NASA DART planetary defence mission, which successfully changed the trajectory of a small asteroid in September 2022, and the observations of the results using telescopes on Earth. As the spacecraft was destroyed during the controlled collision, Earth-based observations were critical for measuring the effectiveness of the experiment. The very moment of impact itself was only visible from areas around the Indian Ocean, where there are relatively few
Published 14:26 on 10 Mar 2023
Here's a chance to have some fun on the water... RFYC members are welcome to come to the Club this Sunday afternoon and have a try at model yachting. There will be a selection of radio controlled sailing boats taking part with some racing included! Warm up with a drink afterwards in the clubhouse.
Published 13:47 on 17 Feb 2023
Come and enjoy an enlightening talk on the curious anomalies of our local tides and currents, as well as learning things about tides that we never even knew we should have known! Jim Scott, from Port Edgar Yacht Club, is kindly coming to share his extensive tidal knowledge with us, and to allow those who attend to get a speedier edge on those who don't attend... possibly. It should make for a
Published 12:44 on 3 Feb 2023
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!
Published 12:59 on 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
Published 12:26 on 26 Jan 2023
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: www.royalforth.org/event/yard-jumble-sale-1 . The cost is only £10 which is a donation to
Published 11:50 on 26 Jan 2023
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
Published 17:57 on 9 Jan 2023
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
Published 11:57 on 17 Dec 2022
Members are the heart and soul of the Royal Forth Yacht Club and we could not operate, nor have so much fun without you. A HUGE thanks to everyone that has mucked in over the course of 2022, and if you are keen to get more involved in Club activities, then the AGM is a great place to start. We look forward to seeing you there, this Sunday 27th November at 1.00pm.
Published 13:35 on 24 Nov 2022
We are delighted to share the Royal Forth Annual Report looking back on 2022. It is a lively summary of the business and the events of 2022. Please do have a good read of the Flag Officers and Office Bearers highlights. We thank you for all your participation this year, which is reflected so proudly and so colourfully in this Annual Report. As you can very well see, the Royal Forth Yacht Club is, and
Published 12:48 on 24 Nov 2022
Just a little nod and a wink to say THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers, headed up by Brian Robertson and former Commodore, Cathy Ogden, who have brought all the race marks in for another winter. A little strength and stamina are required from our members and by return it shows the strength of your kindness and dedication, and why we appreciate you so much. It was a beautiful day to be
Published 13:17 on 23 Nov 2022