• Diesel Engine operation, faults and maintenance – 2nd course

    A practical training course to be held at EDYC 4th May 2019. A working engine is trailed to the club and the instructor will use this as part of the course work. The course includes a student pack and certificate. Here are the course details: the principles of diesel engine operation the systems and parts […]

  • Youth RIB Training Spring 2019

    Youth RIB Training

  • RYA Safety Boat Training Course 23rd 24th March 2019 – completed

    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 2019

    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 […]

  • EDYC Wayfarers’ Class AGM 6th Feb 2019.

    The Wayfarers’ class annual general  meeting was held on Wednesday 6th February at 7pm, at the clubhouse. The evening started with filled baked potatoes, finishing with Pavlova & Pofiterolles, so those that came hungry were well content ! Some 20 dinghy sailors attended and several expressed thanks for the organisation and food and many went on […]

  • 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 […]

  • Marine Radio Course and Exam

    Full Title RYA Marine Radio Short Range (SRC) Certificate Course Where?          East Down Yacht Club When?           16th Feb 2019 Saturday Cost?              £60.to EDYC members (else £75)  There is an additional exam fee of £60, payable directly to the RYA.  The course fee includes the RYA VHF Handbook, handouts and learning materials. Course subjects include: […]

  • 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 […]

  • Diesel Engine operation, faults and maintenance

    A practical training course to be held at EDYC. A working engine is trailed to the club and the instructor will use this as part of the course work. The course includes a student pack and certificate. Here are the course details: the principles of diesel engine operation the systems and parts of the engine […]

  • First Aid Course Jan 19

    EDYC is running an RYA First Aid Course for Members on Saturday the 20th January 19, this is an excellent opportunity to learn some new skills or refresh some existing knowledge. It is important that we have first aid trained members in the club, and we hope to see a good response to the first […]