• EDYC at the 2017 Topper World Championships

    The 2017 Topper World Championships were held at Cercle Nautique de Loctudy, Brittany, France from 22 to 28th July 2017. Three sailors from EDYC competed,Sarah Jennings, Eva Briggs and Lochlain Briggs Sarah’s Report – Last week my family and I attended the ITCA Topper World Championships in Loctudy, France.  I participated in the event representing […]

  • Photos taken 12 July 17 from Committee Vessel

    Photos taken 12 July 17 from Committee Vessel showing how EDYC members spent their 12th July evening !  

  • Respect the water – a campaign by RLNI

    Respect the water  – a campaign by the RLNI Everyone can play a role in helping the RNLI prevent drowning. Look out for Respect the Water adverts in cinemas, on billboards and online and listen out for it on radio stations across the UK and Republic of Ireland this summer. Watch the film, share it […]

  • EDYC members boats gain good results in early July 17

    Those of you not reading the Down Recorder or the strangfordloughregattas web site may have not seen the good results obtained by club boats – Narrows Series IRC2:  1st Mipaal – Stephen Lynn (with three wins); 2nd Alcyone Peter Thompson NHC1:  1st Stardust – Grant McCullough/David Maxwell; NHCRS2:  2nd Seaborne – Robert Dow; 3rd Kestral […]

  • RS Feva Open Pathway Training 25 26 27 July EDYC

    RS Feva Open Pathway Training 25 26 27 July EDYC 25 / 26 / 27 July 2017 at East Down Yacht Club RS Feva Open Pathway Training – FINAL PUSH FOR ENTRANTS The RYANI Open Pathway Training (OPT) is open to sailors under the age of 16 in Topper, Optimist, RS Feva and Laser classes. […]

  • 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 – […]