• A talk on – My leg in the Clipper Round The World yacht race

    Hi everyone, The club is delighted to announce that on Tuesday 28th February at 7:30pm Rebecca Jeffery will be talking in the clubhouse to an audience of Wayfarer sailors and others, about the leg in which she competed in the Clipper Round The World yacht race last year.   Rebecca gave this talk, accompanied by some […]

  • Don O’Neill Island (Dunnyneal Island) Strangford Lough – a sailing landmark

    Don O’Neill Island (Dunnyneal Island)   Lying within the area in which we normally sail is the island referred to as Don O’Neill Island, (or Dunnyneal Island) – perhaps it should be referenced as islands as there are two – separated by an inter- tidal peninsula. The name may involve the term “Dun” meaning fort […]

  • Something a bit different.

    Rather than the usual updates on things happening currently and in the future at EDYC, we have a bit of a throwback for you all today going back a few years! Martyn Todd has kindly sent us in a Blog of his circumnavigation of Ireland with former EDYC member Allen Young. Its great to have these […]

  • Mooring work at the club Fri 16 Dec 16

    Moorings on the way to their shore inspection and storage on Friday 16th December, on an excellent and still day with no wind and a temperature of 6 degrees. Some on shore boat movement was also undertaken with gaps now appearing in the cruiser park.  

  • 2016 Prize Giving Photos

    A selection of Photos of the Category Winners from the 2016 Racing Season is now available in the Galleries Page Congratulations to all, we hope you had a good season and are looking forward to getting back at it in a few months time!   Link Below! 2016 AGM and Prize Giving R.C.

  • A new photo gallery of 2016 activity added

    An EDYC photo calendar of club activity in 2016 (monthly) has been added – some 30 slides. Please access via the Gallery tab in the page top above These were first shown at the AGM are now on our WEB site. They show a full range of the club work and activity in the 2016 […]

  • Bums on seats (Members needed to fill the committee structure)

    EDYC need more members to join our committees. We as members run our club, we organize everything from the calendar, laying marks, servicing the winch, to setting mouse traps and ordering beer. None of this would get done without some sort of organized committee system, that is what we aim to have. Executive committee Commodore […]

  • 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 […]