• RYA Safety Boat Course Spring 2020

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

  • EDYC Wayfarers AGM Feb 2020

    The Wayfarers’ AGM 2020 was held in the clubhouse on Wednesday 19th Feb at 7pm. It commenced with a choice of a meal with baked potatoes, followed by profiteroles, tea and coffee. It was well attended evidenced by the photo of the talk audience. Margie gave a talk on her recent tall ship cruise to […]

  • Sailing Instructions for 2020 season – possible changes ?

    Two suggested changes (or more) are in discussion and will be deceided before the 2020 handbook goes to print. They are – make the “time limit” a definite cut off and introduce a cruiser restricted sail class, starting with cruiser II These changes are not for the inexperienced to consider and any consideration will be […]

  • RYANI Annual Awards 2019

    RYA Northern Ireland Annual Awards were distributed on Friday 17th January 2020. The following two EDYC members were mominated for Volunteer of the Year. Some eleven nominations were made overall within NI for Volunteer of the Year classification and at an evening reception the nominations received framed certificates from Richard Honeyford, Chief Operating Officer of […]

  • RYA First Aid Course Sun 19 Jan 2020 at EDYC

    The club will start the new year’s training programme by hosting an RYA First Aid course on Sunday 19 Jan 2020. The course syllabus is appropriate to water based activities and it assists in qualifying  for several requirements within the RYA system such as Instructor and safety boat driver. The certificate for First Aid must […]

  • EDYC Sailing News Nov 2019

    Sailing Instructions for 2020 – change discussion Suggested a new cruiser class – Restricted Sail (RS) This class will start with CII and will not use spinnakers. Mid- fleet prizes to be discontinued. This reflects that the fleets are small in number and mid fleet may be re-introduced if fleet numbers rise. Racing prizes will […]

  • CLUB AGM AND PRIZEGIVING 1st December 2019

    The next club gathering for members is the Annual General Meeting which takes place this year on Sunday 1st December. This will take the usual format of a meet and greet over a glass or cup of something hot, and the presentation of prizes for the various racing series and other awards (commencing 2:30 pm), […]

  • Strangford Lough Yacht Club Frostie Series Conclusion 2019

    The above series known as the Frostie Series has completed and had its prize giving dinner. EDYC was well represented by yachts in the NHC1 class and while the Hal software results do not show the club of each yacht  you will know that Chorus Line, Magdeleyne, Gaelforce and Lizante who all feature well in […]

  • October 2019 Training & Courses EDYC

    EDYC October training and courses 2019 The sailing committee have organised October training on a participant lead basis. What is on offer is Adult Dinghy Training 13:30 Sundays at EDYC Support boat Experience & Training 12:30 Sundays at EDYC/KYC Level II power boat Test Sat 26th October Level II Power Boat course  Sat & Sun […]

  • EDYC Member’s Lunch Sun 20 Oct 19

    ‘We’re all still talking’ The Members’ Lunch Sunday 20 October 2019 in the Clubhouse at 1.30pm  ……….and afterwards Heather and John tell the story of the highs and lows of their 11,000 mile Atlantic circuit in 2018/19 with their children Laura and Peter. To book a place please contact Margie NOW or email edycsec@gmail.com TICKETS £20.OO TO INCLUDE […]