• Mollihawk’s Shadow. Greenland 2016 – Sailing Talk in Killyleagh YC 16th April

    Saturday 16 th April 2016 at 7:30 pm in Killyleagh Yacht Club The talk is of a trip from Newfoundland across to the southern tip of Greenland along West Coast inside the Arctic Circle to 71 degrees North. Then south through the Prinz Christian Sound and back to Kinsale. The trip was part of an […]

  • Topper Traveller 1 on 9th & 10th April 2016

    The first competition event at EDYC this year is also the first event of the Topper circuit – on 10th April 2016 – Traveller 1   – East Down Yacht Club, likely to consist of three races on Sunday, preceded by  on Saturday – by a Topper Training day –  9th April

  • Race Notices for 2016

    Following released Race Details – released by EDYC Sailing Captain as of 14/03/16 NOR GP14 Ulsters 2016   25 26 June 2016 NOR Peel race 2016      Sat 2 July 2016 SIs Peel race 2016 NOR Ardglass race 2016  Sat 30 July 2016 SIs Ardglass 2016      

  • Wayfarer Training Session 23rd March at 19:30 (open to all members)

    This training talk and model session is about racing round the marks, how to make good race starts and other hints and tips. The talk, given by Trevor Fisher, will benefit all, whatever size their boat, who race at the club be they boat owners or their crews, Thus the Wayfarer evening is open to […]

  • Pontoon re-positioning 25 Feb 2016

    Thursday 25th Feb was a bright sharp day and at near high tide the cleaned and repaired pontoon was moved from the slipway at EDYC back to its normal position in front of the walkway. The next task will be reconnected it to its locating arms and the bridge re-positioned.

  • Allastair Duffin – now building a flying machine the Ferguson Monoplane

    Allastair Duffin, one of our honorary members, is actually building a flying machine ! The GP14 Ireland Association’s WEB site has a write up by Jason Boyd and photograph of this activity. Allastair is pictured his Belfast workshop looking over the plans of the Ferguson Monoplane. Photograph by Bob Torrens. For more read the current […]

  • Pontoon beached on slipway 22 Jan 16

    Work continues around the pontoon and slip     

  • January 2016 at the club (EDYC)

    January at the club, has some work activity, a winter boat park pattern and an empty dorn.

  • EDYC 2015 Prize Giving and AGM – 6th Dec 2015

    The EDYC annual Prize Giving and AGM will take place on Sunday the 6th December 2015. The Prize Giving will be commencing at 2:30pm and all are welcome to attend. The Annual General Meeting will follow directly after the Prize Giving around 3pm.   Again, all are welcome! RC.

  • Members’ Lunch Sun 15 Nov

      Members’  Lunch Sunday  15th  November 2015 12.45pm  for  1.30pm with guest speaker KEVIN O’CALLAGHAN ‘NORTH OF DISKO GALWAY TO GREENLAND 2013′ Kevin O’ Callaghan has over 30 years of experience in the outdoors across a wide range of adventure sports. His introduction began in Cork while in school in Mayfield, and his immersion has continued […]