• 2016 Season Prizes – the list

    The competitive sailing season has finished, all results are compiled and the outcome of the EDYC races is reflected in this results and prize list. To read the list of winners click here    

  • Lizante wins SLYC Frostie Series NHC1 October 16

    Lizante wins SLYC Frostie Series NHC1 October 16 Well done to Lizante and crew who won the NHC1 class at the SLYC Frostie Series. This was significant effort over the weeks and the crew deserve recognition, having one of the lowest average ages on the course. Some other EDYC yachts also involved were Magdeleyne third […]

  • The EDYC Members’ Lunch and Clipper Talk 20 Nov 16

    The Members’ Lunch Sunday 20 November 2016, avail of your choice from the menu shown while booking. And afterwards our Sailing Captain, Rebecca Jeffery will be recounting her experience on the Clipper Yacht Derry/Londonderry/Doire  racing from Seattle to New York via the Panama Canal. All members and guests welcome. TICKETS £20.00 TO INCLUDE THE THREE […]

  • People in Ireland believe there is gold at the end of rainbows?

    Within popular folklore, there is the belief that a leprechaun can be found with a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, the accompanying picture was taken on Sunday 16 th October between squalls, could perhaps reveal a cache. Once the Vikings invaded and lived in Ireland, looting and plundering as they pleased, […]

  • Geese flypast EDYC 11 Oct 2016

    On Tuesday morning 11 Oct 2016 at approximately 09:00 am, two flights of geese flew over the clubhouse heading SE towards Portaferry in a light Easterly 10 kn wind. The flights were separated by about two minutes, accompanied by considerable geese noise and just two photographs of each flight were obtained. The first photo incorporates […]

  • Killyleagh Yacht Club Topper Traveller No 5 on 2 Oct 16

    The weather was ideal for the last of the season’s Topper Travellers hosted by Killyleagh Yacht Club on 2nd October 16, with a light breeze and a fleet of around 40 overall assembled. This fleet included six Topper 4.2, the smaller sail version of the boat, who uses a shorter course.. After a wind shift, […]

  • Commodore’s Cruise Sun 18 Sept 16

    With the forecast for rain at 15:00 the club met at around 12:00 expectant of a downpour. The cruise destination was selected on wind direction. After a wait to see if the rain at Carryduff would arrive, we made our way to the cruisers as the chevvy photo shows. On the water photos were marred […]

  • Powerboat and safety boat

    Powerboat and safety boat training Autumn 16 EDYC

    Powerboat and safety boat training is being offered on Saturdays in Oct. ie 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th at EDYC Please email secretary@edyc.co.uk with the word Powerboat in the title and your interest (RYA Level II or Safety boat) and contact details within the email. We shall be in touch to confirm receipt and will […]

  • An ashore yacht recovery Tue 13th Sept

    Following the major blow on Sunday an ashore yacht was recovered on the morning high tide of 3.2m on Tuesday, utilizing the Chevvy and several volunteers. The picture shows the before and after of the operation and of note is the small shore team – onshore in red who pulled a halyard meaning the keel […]

  • First autumn storm disrupts moored boats Sun 11 Sept 16

    The first autumn storm on Sunday and Monday, with Southerly winds of 25 knots gusting to 35 knots has disrupted moored boats and moorings within the lough. The featured image is of boats off Killyleagh – below these pics show EDYC and KYC on Monday afternoon 12/9/16. Members should take the next safe opportunity which […]