"It is with great pleasure that I introduce not the Commodore's Report, but the Royal Forth Annual Report by way of this new format. I trust that it will provide a sufficient summary of the year's activities where you will find comments by Flag Officers and Office Bearers highlighting their own areas of responsibility..." MT, Commodore, Royal Forth Yacht Club Members will find this to be a
Published 11:23 on 24 Nov 2021
We had a wonderful evening on Saturday at our Annual Prizegiving, and what a season we managed to have, despite all the challenges! It would be remiss of us not to celebrate and share the festivities on this page. Thanks to Sarah Robertson, Sailing Secretary for all her hard work throughout the year, and George Brown, Fiona, Sheena and Cathy for making sure the trophies were engraved and polished for all our winners on the
Published 19:09 on 17 Nov 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
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