• AGM Prize shows L17 class has significant history at EDYC

    The L17 class prize of the Colville Salver shows the class’ significant history in both surnames and boat names. Many will not have seen the list on the back of the salver, which is incremented every year for the prize giving so here are some photos – including the rear winner list. Silver – even […]

  • Last of the pre-winter boat moves

    Friday and Saturday 12 and 13 Nov saw the last of the pre-winter boat moves at the club. The club boats, Chevy and the Osprey being recovered to their trailers on Friday followed by power hosing. On Saturday Koala set off for Bangor in light winds and a falling tide  at about 10:00.  Kilifi started […]

  • 15 EDYC members take the shorebased Yacht Master course.

    Summer Wednesday evenings are now a distant memory.  So what do sailors do midweek when the boat is stored away for the winter and the sails are dried and stored.   One option taken by 15 EDYC members is the shorebased Yacht Master course.  For 21 weeks two hours every Wednesday evening until next March, fifteen of us will be […]

  • 2016 Season Prizes – the list

    The competitive sailing season has finished, all results are compiled and the outcome of the EDYC races is reflected in this results and prize list. To read the list of winners click here    

  • Lizante wins SLYC Frostie Series NHC1 October 16

    Lizante wins SLYC Frostie Series NHC1 October 16 Well done to Lizante and crew who won the NHC1 class at the SLYC Frostie Series. This was significant effort over the weeks and the crew deserve recognition, having one of the lowest average ages on the course. Some other EDYC yachts also involved were Magdeleyne third […]

  • The EDYC Members’ Lunch and Clipper Talk 20 Nov 16

    The Members’ Lunch Sunday 20 November 2016, avail of your choice from the menu shown while booking. And afterwards our Sailing Captain, Rebecca Jeffery will be recounting her experience on the Clipper Yacht Derry/Londonderry/Doire  racing from Seattle to New York via the Panama Canal. All members and guests welcome. TICKETS £20.00 TO INCLUDE THE THREE […]

  • People in Ireland believe there is gold at the end of rainbows?

    Within popular folklore, there is the belief that a leprechaun can be found with a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, the accompanying picture was taken on Sunday 16 th October between squalls, could perhaps reveal a cache. Once the Vikings invaded and lived in Ireland, looting and plundering as they pleased, […]

  • Geese flypast EDYC 11 Oct 2016

    On Tuesday morning 11 Oct 2016 at approximately 09:00 am, two flights of geese flew over the clubhouse heading SE towards Portaferry in a light Easterly 10 kn wind. The flights were separated by about two minutes, accompanied by considerable geese noise and just two photographs of each flight were obtained. The first photo incorporates […]

  • Killyleagh Yacht Club Topper Traveller No 5 on 2 Oct 16

    The weather was ideal for the last of the season’s Topper Travellers hosted by Killyleagh Yacht Club on 2nd October 16, with a light breeze and a fleet of around 40 overall assembled. This fleet included six Topper 4.2, the smaller sail version of the boat, who uses a shorter course.. After a wind shift, […]

  • Commodore’s Cruise Sun 18 Sept 16

    With the forecast for rain at 15:00 the club met at around 12:00 expectant of a downpour. The cruise destination was selected on wind direction. After a wait to see if the rain at Carryduff would arrive, we made our way to the cruisers as the chevvy photo shows. On the water photos were marred […]