• Volunteer Feature July 22

    Volunteering within Yacht Clubs has once again been highlighted by the RYANI and one local sailor- Margie Crawford has now featured Nationally within an article on the RYA NI Web site Titled – Volunteering Success with Margie Crawford But before you read the NI write up here is some local info which points to Margie’s […]

  • East Down Yacht Club Family Cruising Week July 22

    A brief report on East Down Yacht Club Family (dinghy) Cruising Week July 22 Following last year’s successful cruising week we decided to include it in this year’s club calendar again for 2022. In preparation for the Rally in France in September to which Rosemary and I are bringing two skiing friends, we decided to […]

  • Dinghy activity during – – Quoile YC RLNI Lifeboat Race 30th July 22

    Quoile YC RLNI Race 30th July 22 is being promoted by EDYC

  • Currently Bird Flu is being experienced in NI – July 22

    Since the beginning of June 2022, there have been positive avian influenza results obtained from dead wild birds submitted from three locations in Northern Ireland: Portrush, Bangor, Lough Erne and Rathlin Island. Thus it is worth our members knowing as Bangor is close “as the crow flies “. The above quote was taken from farming news […]

  • EDYC Calendar Available

    The EDYC calendar is now available via the downloads section or this link This is the EDYC Calendar 2022 v4.1

  • RYANI upcomming courses Spring 22

    RYANI asked us to send details of some upcoming events over the next few weeks and further – these are for members/instructors/coaches Safeguarding Officer Course (booking closes soon) Monday 28th Feb & Thursday 3rd March – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/designated-safeguarding-childrens-officer-onlinevirtual-workshop-tickets-205086518297 Weather talk – online event Wednesday 9th March – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rya-northern-ireland-weather-talk-tickets-274106137837 Social Media – How to harness social media […]

  • Kayaking at EDYC Feb 2022 & plans

    The Kayaking group dates for the EDYC calendar are being given below. The club kayaking evenings, aim for the 3rd Thursday in the month starting in May and finishing Oct 22. 19th May16th June21st July18th Aug15th September20th October There will be other dates, including a weekend trip (possibly May) but these will be posted nearer […]

  • Some navigation during the off-season Feb 22

    Some navigation during the off-season Feb 22 at or near EDYC via the web. Land related navigation Often navigation is considered a part of sailing, so navigating to the club will fall into place for sailors. New commers are being offered help. What three words is a web service which helps. It is explained by […]

  • The 2021 AGM of EDYC 5th Dec

    NOTICE of the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Sunday 5th December 2021 Dear Fellow Member, Due to the ongoing pandemic the Executive Committee will hold this years meeting virtually on Zoom software. The 55th East Down Yacht Club AGM will be held on Sunday 5th December at 2.30pm sharp. I would advise that this year there are […]

  • EDYC Beautiful place BUT prepare for Winter Storms – Oct 21

    EDYC Beautiful place BUT prepare for Winter Storms – Oct 21 Edyc is a beautiful and often tranquil place and the rainbow over Taggart Island is a regular sight. However storms are also part of the weather we experience and history shows that the first storm of the winter catches people and members unprepared. Previous […]