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  • The EDYC newbies at the RYANI Youth Championships 2017

    Despite challenging weather conditions at Ballyholme Yacht Club, more than 120 sailors took to the water to compete in the RYANI Youth Championships over the 23rd and 24th September 2017. Megan and Conor have been sailing for approximately 6 years but apart from Regattas have not competed at any events. 

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  • EDYC successful RYA Level II Powerboat Course Oct 17

    EDYC ran an RYA Level II Powerboat Course on the Saturday and Sunday of 14th and 15th Oct 17 with all six  candidates successful. Report Weather on Saturday was calm and allowed the course to introduce the high speed boat handling skills and to start the close manoeuvring work. It

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  • Be aware of Cold Shock Hypothermia.

    Now our club season of racing has finished and “Haul Out Day” has passed, the overall temperature has dropped – meaning on or near the water activity must be strongly aware of Cold Shock Hypothermia. For people not used to cold water (temperature under 15 °C), sudden water immersion is

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  • Sat and Sun 23/24 Sept at EDYC Haulout

    With strong wind on the Saturday (23th) and light wind on the Sunday, Saturday racing was cancelled and a group of about a dozen sea kayaks were the main traffic in the Dorn. Sunday (24th) with no wind, or light wind was a major haul out day and many co-operated

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  • EDYC Peel Race report 16 Sep 2017

    Having done a swap of the date of the Ardglass Race with the Peel race due to the clash with the TT motorbike event – the Peel race was late in the season on 16 Sept 17. It had some ten entrant boats. The race started within the lough (the

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