• 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 […]

  • Lizante wins SLYC Frostie Series NHC1 October 16

    Lizante wins SLYC Frostie Series NHC1 October 16 Well done to Lizante and crew who won the NHC1 class at the SLYC Frostie Series. This was significant effort over the weeks and the crew deserve recognition, having one of the lowest average ages on the course. Some other EDYC yachts also involved were Magdeleyne third […]

  • Killyleagh Yacht Club Topper Traveller No 5 on 2 Oct 16

    The weather was ideal for the last of the season’s Topper Travellers hosted by Killyleagh Yacht Club on 2nd October 16, with a light breeze and a fleet of around 40 overall assembled. This fleet included six Topper 4.2, the smaller sail version of the boat, who uses a shorter course.. After a wind shift, […]

  • EDYC members win at Wayfarer Irish Inland Champs 2016

    Congratulations to Trevor Fisher and his crews of Emily (Saturday) and Elaine (Sunday). They won the Wayfarer Irish Inland Championships at Cullaun Sailing Club on the weekend of 3rd/4th September 2016 Both Emily and Henry had to retire after Saturday’s racing leaving Elaine free to crew for Trevor, (a match made in heaven if ever […]