• SOUTH ROCK RACE 2017 NOTICE OF RACE SATURDAY 1st July 2017

    Portaferry Sailing Club SOUTH ROCK RACE 2017  SATURDAY 1st July 2017 For Individual and Team Prizes First Warning Signal 11.30hrs    –     Low Water Strangford 13.34 hrs The Organising Authority shall be “Portaferry Sailing Club”. NOTICE OF RACE – Now available – click on left link or – Under Event Sailing Instructions on our Downloads page […]

  • EDYC Ardglass Race Saturday 3 June 2017

    Results and a photo gallery are now available on other sections of this site – Thanks from EDYC to all competitors and officials for their presence at this event. Results click here  & Select the  2017 Ardglass Race – also see a gallery of photos in our gallery section Our Ardglass Race was on Saturday […]

  • Sat 20 May 17 at the EDYC Club & other Races

    All races on the lough had very varied and changeable weather with everything apart from snow. Thunder and hail, plus wind from 0 to 27 knots plus helicopter wind portions and obviously squalls and rain. Just a few pics to remind of what it was like. It was a busy Saturday on the lough – […]

  • 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 […]

  • Wayfarer Get-together 7:30pm sharp on the 4th April 2017

    Hi All, Hope you’ve all had a great off-season. It’s now time to think about our exploits on the water again. Annual refresher chat from Trevor on the  Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS). To this end we are having our annual refresher chat from Trevor on the rules of racing. This will be a light-hearted […]

  • A talk on – My leg in the Clipper Round The World yacht race

    Hi everyone, The club is delighted to announce that on Tuesday 28th February at 7:30pm Rebecca Jeffery will be talking in the clubhouse to an audience of Wayfarer sailors and others, about the leg in which she competed in the Clipper Round The World yacht race last year.   Rebecca gave this talk, accompanied by some […]

  • Don O’Neill Island (Dunnyneal Island) Strangford Lough – a sailing landmark

    Don O’Neill Island (Dunnyneal Island)   Lying within the area in which we normally sail is the island referred to as Don O’Neill Island, (or Dunnyneal Island) – perhaps it should be referenced as islands as there are two – separated by an inter- tidal peninsula. The name may involve the term “Dun” meaning fort […]

  • 2016 Prize Giving Photos

    A selection of Photos of the Category Winners from the 2016 Racing Season is now available in the Galleries Page Congratulations to all, we hope you had a good season and are looking forward to getting back at it in a few months time!   Link Below! 2016 AGM and Prize Giving R.C.

  • AGM Prize shows L17 class has significant history at EDYC

    The L17 class prize of the Colville Salver shows the class’ significant history in both surnames and boat names. Many will not have seen the list on the back of the salver, which is incremented every year for the prize giving so here are some photos – including the rear winner list. Silver – even […]