• CLUB CALENDAR available

    Lost your EDYC club calendar ? Wondering what is on ? Who is working in the bar, who is race officer ? We have improved the web site        . Now a Google calendar is available under Events – link Plus the 2018 handbook calendar is available under downloads – link And the same is also […]

  • EDYC 50th Celebrations 30 June 18

    Vikings assist at EDYC 50th Celebrations on 30 June 18 Approximately 70 boats with flags and bunting flying took part in a parade of sail at East Down Yacht Club, outside Killyleagh, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of founding of the club in 1968. The parade was led by a Viking Ship, manned by Vikings […]

  • Thor in Norway a cruise to enjoy

    Thor – One of our club yachts is on a cruise in Norway at present and have sent some details and some excellent photos. Landfall had Thor tied up in Tavanger, South of Stravanger, Norway After 40 hour passage from Peterhead which was all good till the last 100 mls when the breeze picked up […]

  • EDYC Regatta 50th Anniversary Event Sat 4 Aug 18

    EDYC Regatta 50th Anniversary Event Sat 4 Aug 18 Supplementary sailing instructions for the forth coming EDYC regatta can be accessed through this link These instructions are supplementary to the Sailing Instructions available on the SLRC web site. These Sailing Instructions may be accessed on the Strangford Lough Regattas web site via this link  

  • EDYC 50th Anniversary Mid-Summer Barbeque Weekend Celebrations 2018

    Viking day 30 June 18  East Down Yacht Club 50th Anniversary Mid-Summer Barbeque Weekend Celebrations  Sat 30th June / Sunday 1st July SATURDAY  30th June A  fantastic fun filled family day of activities are planned. 10.30 – 11.30 a.m.    A Team Kayak (short course ) relay race-50 Laps  !!!  ( In front of pontoon ) […]

  • EDYC YOUTH SAIL TRAINING WEEK July/Aug 2018

    EDYC YOUTH SAIL TRAINING WEEK Monday 30th July  to    Friday 3rd August 2018    For beginners and improvers – Form Available via this link Run by a fully qualified RYA senior sailing instructor this year’s event, in conjunction with the National Trust, will include an island picnic and beach clean. The RSBP have also agreed […]

  • Peel Race & Cruise with Company 23rd June 2018

    East Down Yacht Club are holding the Peel Race & Cruise with Company on 23rd June 2018. The NoR and SIs have been published and please refer to these for the details. They are in the downloads section of this web site, the links below should assist. EDYC Peel Race NoR’s 23 June 2018 EDYC […]

  • Quoile Yacht Club June Events – Regatta & Gore’s Island 2018

    QUOILE YACHT CLUB JUNE 18 EVENTS We (EDYC) are promoting the Quoile Yacht Club Events in June and actively encourage our members to take part in these events taking place close to our club. QUOILE REGATTA 16TH JUNE 2018 Details: QYC Home » Sailing » Quoile Regatta 16th June 2018 SIs available here REGATTA SATURDAY […]

  • Thunder, mist and Thor – 1 June 2018

    Morning mist on Fri 1st June shrouded the lough and it was a still and quiet place. Later the sun started to burn it off. After lunch despite the threat of thunder, Thor left for her cruise, initially out of the lough and then North. Well experienced old salts assisted in making the passage and […]

  • EDYC opening day 50th Anniversary

    EDYC opening day – 50th Anniversary Special Event On Sat 28th April 2018 a small ceremony, a gathering and some speeches marked the club’s 50th Anniversary. Speeches from Margie and Frank entertained and amused the gathering and much club history both orally and in our exhibition is evident. During the gathering Wine and cheese was […]