• Covid – 19 and the club

    We request that all members familiarise themselves with and adhere to the official guidance provided in relation to the current Covid-19 situation. This guidance can be found on: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus. And various news feeds. The Executive is communicating in detail with members by email. For this reason, please make sure we hold your latest email/contact details […]

  • Covid-19 & EDYC early season (17 March 20)

    Fellow members, Given the concerns and recent development of Coronavirus (COVID-19),  EDYC would reassure you that we are taking steps to protect the Club and its members and visitors. The Executive have decided to postpone all club hosted events and courses scheduled to be held in March & April. Please accept that other measures may become necessary, […]

  • Youth Powerboat Training EDYC 2020 March & April – CANCELLED – Covid-19

    Due to Covid-19 reasons explained elsewhere – this Youth Powerboat Training is CANCELLED. Dates Fri 20 March 2020 Fri 27 March 2020 Fri 3 April 2020 Fri 10 April 2020 Fri 17 April 2020 Fri 24 April 2020 Sunday 3 May 2020 competition. Times – evenings 18:30 to 20:30 We will anticipate a spread of […]

  • Maroon Stars Initiative EDYC

    EDYC has run a training programme under the heading Dinghy Duck. Following extensive consultation and a logo competition the club has commenced a new brand of training called Maroon Stars. Very soon we hope that EDYC will be surrounded by a growing number of maroon stars. All training will encompass this new brand. Dinghy Ducks […]

  • RYA Safety Boat Course Spring 2020

    Due to Covid-19 reasons explained elsewhere – this Safety Boat Course is CANCELLED. EDYC wants to run a Formal RYA Safety Boat Course (takes two days) and now requests expressions of interest. Most likely date 18/19 April 2020 We prefer a response of at least six candidates for the course, but may run with four. […]

  • 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 […]

  • AED usage

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Commodore’s Seasonal Message Dec 2019

    As a diversion from your Christmas preparations, can I just thank those of you who attended the recent EDYC AGM, and introduce your new Executive Committee for the 2020 season. The AGM was very well attended, and we enjoyed mulled wine and snacks while watching a slideshow of the New Boathouse building project completed during […]