• Wayfarers “Three Meals, Three Islands Challenge”. Saturday 19th August.

    Wayfarers “Three Meals, Three Islands Challenge”. Hi everyone, A challenge has been suggested by one of our Wayfarers and I liked the sound of it so much that it will go ahead on Saturday 19th August. The challenge will be to make three meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner on three different islands around Strangford Lough over the course […]

  • EDYC RYA Training Week, 31st July – 4th Aug 2017.

    A full week of training led by our experienced RYA Senior Instructor and qualified assistants. An instruction filled week for individuals and families with the provision of all sailing equipment. The week will be tailored to the experience of participants allowing all to improve their skills and aim to gain an RYA qualification. Enjoy the […]

  • Ladies Sailing and Powerboating at East Down Yacht Club EDYC enters a new phase.

    Promoted as Divas in Fevas and run as a set of 3 women only training sessions at EDYC, led by a female Senior Instructor running over the three Sundays – 21st May, 28th May and 11th of June from 11am to 4:30pm. The course used dinghys and RIBs teaching participants how to sail or improve […]

  • EDYC Ardglass Race Saturday 3 June 2017

    Results and a photo gallery are now available on other sections of this site – Thanks from EDYC to all competitors and officials for their presence at this event. Results click here  & Select the  2017 Ardglass Race – also see a gallery of photos in our gallery section Our Ardglass Race was on Saturday […]

  • Sat 20 May 17 at the EDYC Club & other Races

    All races on the lough had very varied and changeable weather with everything apart from snow. Thunder and hail, plus wind from 0 to 27 knots plus helicopter wind portions and obviously squalls and rain. Just a few pics to remind of what it was like. It was a busy Saturday on the lough – […]

  • DIVAS IN FEVAS ! 21 May 2017 and 2 more Sundays

    DIVAS IN FEVAS COMMENCES THIS SUNDAY for 3 Sundays A set of 3 women only training sessions at EDYC led by a female Senior Instructor running over 3 Sundays – 21st May, 28th May and 11th of June from 11am to 4:30pm. The course will take place on dinghys and RIBs teaching participants how to […]

  • Dinghy Ducks first outing 5 May 17 in powerboats

    Friday evening Training sessions for all comers now referred to as Dinghy Ducks had their first outing on 5 May 17 in powerboats. This was due to the 15 knot wind gusting to 20 knots. Powerboats provided more seats and less capsize potential, however many were wet with the spray. Duck himself was nowhere to […]

  • Five Boats Launch May day Bank Holiday EDYC

    Work and launches continue round the club. On 1st May some five boats launched from the slipway into the incoming tide. Some think this five is not possible with only one winch cable, however the photo shows it being achieved. The calm and sunny weather plus the hottest day of the year so far assisted […]

  • EDYC Offshore Races the Race to Peel and the Race to Ardglass 2017

    We are publishing today 30/4/17 changed dates for the two EDYC offshore races Sat 3rd June — Ardglass Race HW Belfast 07:03 BST Sat 16th September — Peel Race HW Belfast 08:33 BST The Peel and Ardglass race dates have been arranged to fit within the other Strangford Lough events and to have outgoing tides […]

  • OPENING DAY and nautical quiz night!

    OPENING DAY and nautical quiz night ! with our own Quizmaster Trevor The quiz commences at 7.30pm  Saturday 29th April All members and their guests welcome. Alfie will be serving bar snacks after sailing and meals from 6.30pm. £5 contribution per team to the RNLI. Normal series club racing will be held on the water in the afternoon […]