• EDYC opening day 50th Anniversary

    EDYC opening day – 50th Anniversary Special Event On Sat 28th April 2018 a small ceremony, a gathering and some speeches marked the club’s 50th Anniversary. Speeches from Margie and Frank entertained and amused the gathering and much club history both orally and in our exhibition is evident. During the gathering Wine and cheese was […]

  • Van Morrison – CONEY ISLAND Aug 2011

    Van Morrison – CONEY ISLAND This time of year is not full of local sailing announcements or news, so for a change some local music and pictures are being promoted. Sir George Ivan Morrison has celebrated the Co Down area many times in songs and has played at Killyleagh Castle and the link below takes […]

  • 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 in using the slip to […]

  • Five Boats Launch May day Bank Holiday EDYC

    Work and launches continue round the club. On 1st May some five boats launched from the slipway into the incoming tide. Some think this five is not possible with only one winch cable, however the photo shows it being achieved. The calm and sunny weather plus the hottest day of the year so far assisted […]

  • EDYC Offshore Races the Race to Peel and the Race to Ardglass 2017

    We are publishing today 30/4/17 changed dates for the two EDYC offshore races Sat 3rd June — Ardglass Race HW Belfast 07:03 BST Sat 16th September — Peel Race HW Belfast 08:33 BST The Peel and Ardglass race dates have been arranged to fit within the other Strangford Lough events and to have outgoing tides […]

  • OPENING DAY and nautical quiz night!

    OPENING DAY and nautical quiz night ! with our own Quizmaster Trevor The quiz commences at 7.30pm  Saturday 29th April All members and their guests welcome. Alfie will be serving bar snacks after sailing and meals from 6.30pm. £5 contribution per team to the RNLI. Normal series club racing will be held on the water in the afternoon […]

  • CLEAN UP DAY EDYC 22 April 2017

    We have got the Club ready for the new season ………………. CLEAN UP DAY was Saturday  22  April  2017,    from 9.30am EVERYONE  was WELCOME ! and a new gallery of photos captures some of the work done see gallery section. FREE an excellent Lunch with Soup and Sandwiches was served from the Holm Bay Bar […]

  • Update on work at club on 8/9 April 2017

    Just a few words and snaps of a club update for those not yet active. Moorings at EDYC remain relatively empty despite significant mooring service work having been completed. This last weekend saw much crane activity on Saturday with two of the largest masts being swung in the morning. The club successfully underwent an RYA […]

  • The Drascombe Association AGM and Dinner was held in Belfast on Sat 25 March 2017

    The Drascombe Association annual general meeting (AGM ) is usually held somewhere in England. However as the current chairman (John) is from Northern Ireland it was agreed to hold the event in Belfast for the first time. Thus the Drascombe Association AGM was held in Belfast City Hall on Saturday afternoon with a dinner in […]

  • Activity report club weekend 25,26 March 17, Busy, But Cold was untrue, it was Busy, Bright and Warm.

    The Topper squad were with us for the weekend and were coached in light Easterly and Northerly wind. Work on cruisers continued The First Aid course was well attended, with practical yacht related first aid training delivered, eg head injury and hypothermia.. Below is a head injury bandage, also a treatment option for hypothermia and […]