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Introduction

Welcome to the yacht club closest to the City of Edinburgh and with easy access to the excellent open sailing waters of the Firth of Forth.

We offer a full and varied calendar of club racing for keelboats and dayboats, timed to suit the tides:-

  • Open and Closing Regattas (3 races, May and September)
  • Evening racing (1 race, Wednesday/Thursday, May to early September)
  • Saturday racing (2 races, May to October)
  • Passage races held jointly with FCYC (4 Saturday/Sundays, June to August)
  • Cup races such as stern chases, single-handed race, crew race (Saturday/Sunday June to September)
  • Summer Sprints (4+ races, June)

See the Events page for the full calendar of activities or the Sailing Calendar page for a printable version.

We have fleets of H-boats, Dragons and Squibs and generally sail in slow and fast handicap classes.

We regularly host open and national events. In 2021 we are hosting the Dragon's Edinburgh Cup and also the Squib Scottish and Northern Championships combined with the H-Boat Nationals and our annual One-Design event.

We have a large range of race course options using club buoys in Wardie Bay and the "mid-Firth" area to the north of Granton/Silverknowes. We also utilise the fixed marks around the Forth for our longer passage races.

Please get in touch if you would like to find out more.

Sarah Robertson, Sailing Secretary

Last updated 10:36 on 29 June 2021

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