• Steel work erection March 2019 EDYC RIB/Winch shed

    RIB shed steel work erection commenced today Tue 5 March 2019 with the verticals being out in position – further work will complete the frame. The photo tells the story thus far.

  • Youth RIB Training Spring 2019

    Youth RIB Training

  • AN OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE CLUB – DAVID WARD Feb 2019

    David Ward, Sailing Committee member and Moorings Officer at EDYC has been awarded an RYA NI Outstanding Contribution to Sailing and Club Development Award at a ceremony on Friday (15 February) in Belfast. This is the result of the club Executive highlighting his contribution and is in addition to the award he received at our […]

  • RYA Safety Boat Training Course 23rd 24th March 2019 seeking candidates

    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 […]

  • The UK Ship Register – Marine and Coastguard Agency

    You can register your boat with the UK Ship Register for use at sea. There are several reasons for doing this and the web link below outlines the background. https://www.gov.uk/register-a-boat/the-uk-ship-register In relation to boats from members of EDYC we have an exemption from the Registration marking regulations which states that vessel’s Port of Registry must […]

  • 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 […]

  • Instructor Training Day / Conference RYANI 3 Feb 19

    Five club members from EDYC attended the RYA NI Instructor Training Conference held at Strangford Lough Yacht Club (Whiterock) on Sun 3 Feb 19. These attendees were provided a Recognised Teaching Centre ( RTC) Update by Amanda Van Santen RYA HQ, ( RYA Chief Instructor Dinghy & Windsurfing), plus updates on many topics of interest […]

  • 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: […]