• Wayfarer Class AGM Wed 22nd Nov 17 at EDYC

    The Wayfarer Class AGM, which usually precedes the main club AGM was held on Wed 22nd Nov 17 in the clubhouse at 19:00 hrs, commencing with refreshments and business at 19:30, lead and chaired by the class captain, Robin. W Captain’s Report Normal AGM business was attended to with a captain’s report on the year […]

  • Divas in Fevas, Ladies Sailing and Powerboating at EDYC.

    Divas in Fevas, Ladies Sailing and Powerboating at EDYC during 2017. This summer the club ran two very successful Ladies Sailing and Powerboating courses under the banner headline Divas in Fevas.  The encountered weather conditions were both varied and challenging at times, but everyone was enthusiastic and loved their time on the water and at […]

  • The 2017 season prize list

    In advance of the AGM, The 2017 season prize list is available as an excel sheet under the downloads section. Please proceed to the Excel spreadsheet via this link A PDF version may be accessed via this link

  • Annual General Meeting Sun 3rd Dec 17

    2017 PRIZE  GIVING AND AGM Sunday 3rd December 2017 THE PRIZE GIVING WILL COMMENCE AT 2.30PM AND THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WILL FOLLOW DIRECTLY AFTERWARDS AT 3.00PM SEASONAL REFRESHMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE  ALL MEMBERS WELCOME  

  • The SLYC Frostie Series Results Autumn 17

    Strangford Lough Yacht Club SLYC ran The Frostie Series this Autumn at Whiterock on Saturdays from 23 September to 21 October. The 2017 Frostie Series concluded on Saturday past at SLYC. The event consisting of up to ten races over five Saturdays. EDYC was well represented with Digit, Gale Force, Lion, Lizante and Magdaleyne, all […]

  • The EDYC newbies at the RYANI Youth Championships 2017

    Despite challenging weather conditions at Ballyholme Yacht Club, more than 120 sailors took to the water to compete in the RYANI Youth Championships over the 23rd and 24th September 2017. Megan and Conor have been sailing for approximately 6 years but apart from Regattas have not competed at any events.  Conor has been racing on […]

  • EDYC successful RYA Level II Powerboat Course Oct 17

    EDYC ran an RYA Level II Powerboat Course on the Saturday and Sunday of 14th and 15th Oct 17 with all six  candidates successful. Report Weather on Saturday was calm and allowed the course to introduce the high speed boat handling skills and to start the close manoeuvring work. It also permitted a short cruise […]

  • Be aware of Cold Shock Hypothermia.

    Now our club season of racing has finished and “Haul Out Day” has passed, the overall temperature has dropped – meaning on or near the water activity must be strongly aware of Cold Shock Hypothermia. For people not used to cold water (temperature under 15 °C), sudden water immersion is associated with two problems, either […]

  • Sat and Sun 23/24 Sept at EDYC Haulout

    With strong wind on the Saturday (23th) and light wind on the Sunday, Saturday racing was cancelled and a group of about a dozen sea kayaks were the main traffic in the Dorn. Sunday (24th) with no wind, or light wind was a major haul out day and many co-operated in using the slip to […]

  • EDYC Peel Race report 16 Sep 2017

    Having done a swap of the date of the Ardglass Race with the Peel race due to the clash with the TT motorbike event – the Peel race was late in the season on 16 Sept 17. It had some ten entrant boats. The race started within the lough (the EDYC normal committee vessel, Holm […]