• 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 – […]

  • DIVAS IN FEVAS ! 21 May 2017 and 2 more Sundays

    DIVAS IN FEVAS COMMENCES THIS SUNDAY for 3 Sundays A set of 3 women only training sessions at EDYC led by a female Senior Instructor running over 3 Sundays – 21st May, 28th May and 11th of June from 11am to 4:30pm. The course will take place on dinghys and RIBs teaching participants how to […]

  • Dinghy Ducks first outing 5 May 17 in powerboats

    Friday evening Training sessions for all comers now referred to as Dinghy Ducks had their first outing on 5 May 17 in powerboats. This was due to the 15 knot wind gusting to 20 knots. Powerboats provided more seats and less capsize potential, however many were wet with the spray. Duck himself was nowhere to […]

  • Five Boats Launch May day Bank Holiday EDYC

    Work and launches continue round the club. On 1st May some five boats launched from the slipway into the incoming tide. Some think this five is not possible with only one winch cable, however the photo shows it being achieved. The calm and sunny weather plus the hottest day of the year so far assisted […]

  • 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 […]

  • CLEAN UP DAY EDYC 22 April 2017

    We have got the Club ready for the new season ………………. CLEAN UP DAY was Saturday  22  April  2017,    from 9.30am EVERYONE  was WELCOME ! and a new gallery of photos captures some of the work done see gallery section. FREE an excellent Lunch with Soup and Sandwiches was served from the Holm Bay Bar […]

  • Update on work at club on 8/9 April 2017

    Just a few words and snaps of a club update for those not yet active. Moorings at EDYC remain relatively empty despite significant mooring service work having been completed. This last weekend saw much crane activity on Saturday with two of the largest masts being swung in the morning. The club successfully underwent an RYA […]

  • The Drascombe Association AGM and Dinner was held in Belfast on Sat 25 March 2017

    The Drascombe Association annual general meeting (AGM ) is usually held somewhere in England. However as the current chairman (John) is from Northern Ireland it was agreed to hold the event in Belfast for the first time. Thus the Drascombe Association AGM was held in Belfast City Hall on Saturday afternoon with a dinner in […]

  • Activity report club weekend 25,26 March 17, Busy, But Cold was untrue, it was Busy, Bright and Warm.

    The Topper squad were with us for the weekend and were coached in light Easterly and Northerly wind. Work on cruisers continued The First Aid course was well attended, with practical yacht related first aid training delivered, eg head injury and hypothermia.. Below is a head injury bandage, also a treatment option for hypothermia and […]