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    RYA First Aid Course Completed at EDYC Jan 20

    A comprehensive first aid course along the RYA syllabus was delivered at EDYC covering all the necessary effective emergency treatment of a casualty before transfer to professional help. With special attention given to boat, club and water related scenarios. It covered the use of a defibrillator(AED) such as the one at the club house door […]

  • 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 […]

  • Magenta Keel Boat Race Training Day BYC Sat 14th Sept 2019

    Magenta Keel Boat Race Training Day at Ballyholme Yacht Club on Saturday, 14th September 2019 Six women from EDYC were part of the 30 women who attended the Magenta Keel Boat Race Training Day at Ballyholme Yacht Club on Saturday, 14th September. The coaching was led by Abby Ehler, one of three professional lady sailors […]

  • EDYC need your late season training requests August 2019

    This year EDYC has conducted substantial training, see our history and plans via several web posts see – Substantial Training completed at EDYC and more on offer. Jan 19 plus http://edyc.co.uk/training/ We are now enquiring to see what training members request so we can plan further provision in the autumn and winter. Given the process […]

  • Youth Series – Sunday 4 August

    On Sunday 4 August 2019, East Down Yacht Club will host the Strangford Lough Youth Series. This is a fun, friendly event encouraging young sailors to take part in racing. The day before, Saturday 3 August is the East Down Yacht Club regatta. The 2019 series started in June at Quoile Yacht Club with 40 […]

  • EDYC Youth Training Week Concludes 5th July 2019.

    Youth Training Week concluded with a promise of race introductions on three Saturdays A very successful and enjoyable youth training week was attended by 17 youth. It was led by high calibre, very experienced instructors and significant levels and numbers of RYA sailing awards were achieved. Many of the candidates  had progressed through the Dinghy […]

  • 2019 Women on Water – a success at EDYC

    Ran over three Sundays in May and June All instructors were club members 9 women took part Runs every year Helps women start or gain confidence sailing

  • EDYC Youth Training Week July 2019

    EDYC Youth Training Week – July 1st – 5th Download your application form (downloads section) £100 for members, £150 for non members – Discount 20% for siblings Limited numbers – reserve your place now!

  • Youth Powerboating Course concludes at EDYC April 2019

    For the second year youth powerboating has been provided pre-season for families at EDYC. This extends the season for club activity and involves families in our facilities use, plus brings hours of instruction into the collective knowledge base. Several of this year’s course already have the RYA level II Certificate, however have gained a further […]