• Ardglass Race Sat 7th Sept 2019 – Results /Report

    The 2019 Ardglass race took place on Sat 7th in light winds and sunlight. Predicted winds were 10 knots from a northerly directon. Thanks go to the race team shown in the lead photo. Classes were sent from the normal EDYC committee boat, North to mark 5 and thence out of the Lough, outside Patrick’s […]

  • Ardglass Race Sat 7th Sept 2019 – Sailing Instructions

    Sailing Instructions for the Ardglass Race are available via this link Full race detail is contained in these including contact points within the club.

  • Wed 4 Sept Club Race to start half an hour earlier

    Wed 4 Sept Club Race to start half an hour earlier First heard as a bar announcement after darkness and no wind occurred on the recent Wed race. This change to the Sailing Instructions is simple just means every class starts half an hour before each of the current times. Dinghy sailors are especially reminded […]

  • Commodores Cruise 25Aug19 Report

    The Commodore’s cruise departed the slipway/pontoon at 13:00 and boats met up at mark V North end of Holm Bay at 13:20 and travelled ENE past mark 5, North of Dunny Neil and gained the Eastern Shore from whence they travelled North to past Ringburr point and Round Island – some turning at mark 17. […]

  • EDYC Commodore’s Cruise 2019

    Sunday 25 August 2019 Please tell your friends, and bring them along! We meet at EDYC 12 noon, to depart at 1300, for a sail across Strangford Lough to a water based destination depending on weather, then back to EDYC. We plan to have a club rib or work boat in attendance. Barbeques will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • News of Summer competitions EDYC July Aug 19

    Some six of our club Wayfarers have travelled to the :- Wayfarer International Championship UKWA National Championship & Irish National Championship 22-26th July 2019 at Greystones Club, Greystones, Co Wicklow, Ireland. Details on Some 65 boats have entered meaning our five boat (correction six ! ) contribution is significant and seems to represent the only […]

  • REGATTA – EAST DOWN YACHT CLUB 3 Aug 19

    Officers and volunteers are organising the EDYC regatta on Sat 3rd Aug 2019. Activity commencing at 12:50 read the SSIs for your start. General Sailing instructions and results are as normal hosted on http://www.strangfordloughregattas.co.uk/index.php Supplementary Sailing Instructions will be posted there ASAP. The Supplementary Sailing Instructions SSIs – contain local arrangements. RACE PROGRAMME, CLASS FLAGS […]

  • 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 […]