David Ward, Sailing Committee member and Moorings Officer at EDYC has been awarded an RYA NI Outstanding Contribution to Sailing and Club Development Award at a ceremony on Friday (15 February) in Belfast. This is the result of the club Executive highlighting his contribution and is in addition to the award he received at our […]

  • RYA Safety Boat Training Course 23rd 24th March 2019 seeking candidates

    EDYC wants to run a Formal RYA Safety Boat Course (takes two days) and now requests candidates expressions of interest. We need a response of at least six potential candidates for the course. Briefly course content – Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day […]

  • RYA Essential Navigation And Seamanship course April 19

    EDYC 6th and 7th April 2019 Saturday and Sunday. £150 for members, £180 for non members (includes temporary membership), A course pack will be provided (practice charts, almanac, course book, plotter etc). Course fees must be received at least two weeks before the course. The course to be run by Trevor Fisher of The Sailing […]

  • The UK Ship Register – Marine and Coastguard Agency

    You can register your boat with the UK Ship Register for use at sea. There are several reasons for doing this and the web link below outlines the background. https://www.gov.uk/register-a-boat/the-uk-ship-register In relation to boats from members of EDYC we have an exemption from the Registration marking regulations which states that vessel’s Port of Registry must […]

  • Instructor Training Day / Conference RYANI 3 Feb 19

    Five club members from EDYC attended the RYA NI Instructor Training Conference held at Strangford Lough Yacht Club (Whiterock) on Sun 3 Feb 19. These attendees were provided a Recognised Teaching Centre ( RTC) Update by Amanda Van Santen RYA HQ, ( RYA Chief Instructor Dinghy & Windsurfing), plus updates on many topics of interest […]

  • Substantial Training completed at EDYC and more on offer. Jan 19

    In the last week, Sat 19th, Sun 22nd and Wed 23rd Jan 19 several training courses were completed. Both the on site EDYC courses, one dealing with Diesel Engine maintenance and one dealing with First Aid ran successfully, with all passing and providing positive feedback on the course deliveries. The highest number of attendees was […]

  • Foundations poured

    If it is not too much of a play with words, foundations have been laid marking a milestone in the RIB shed project. Wednesday’s calm weather allowed the work to be completed and means that a setting period follows within which no construction work will take place.

  • Lone Killyleagh Skiff makes passage thro the Dorn Jan 19

    In the calm conditions of Saturday 5 Jan 2019, a lone Killyleagh skiff rowed through the Dorn, past EDYC heading south. Not much was happening at the club that day and the photos show the stillness and the skill of these rowers as they passed. We hope they had an enjoyable outing and that soon […]

  • AGM and Festive message to EDYC members and friends

    Firstly, thank you to everyone who attended the recent EDYC,  Annual General Meeting, whether as a prize winner, as one for the many who organised the room and prizes, and the mulled wine and snacks, or as an interested member involved in shaping our future direction as a club. It was great to see the drone […]

  • Advances with project RIB shed

    Photos show the start made for the RIB shed project. A picture saves a thousand words !