• Proposed Strangford Lough Yacht Racing Calendar 2021

    Proposed sailing event dates on Strangford Lough for 2021

  • Walkway bridge reinstated 3 March 21

    The walkway bridge connecting the concrete walkway to the floating pontoon was re-instated today, Wednesday by crane. This bridge has been re-surfaced with marina style glass fibre slip resistant decking and has had brackets, rollers and bearings replaced. The photos are almost self explanitory, the bridge was swung twice with the crane moved in between […]

  • Harbour seal travels near EDYC Feb 21

    Post-release movements of six rehabilitated juvenile harbour seals (we) released over the past couple months – is publicised in this tweet below:- The small date shown in Scotland helps interpret the speed of movement. If this picture has uncovered an interest in seals then this paper https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/346304/OESEA2_SMRU_Seal_distribution_and_behaviour.pdf will give you more detail.

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    Adrian Dunbar’s programme Coastal Ireland channel 5

    A two part TV series starring Adrian Dunbar as he visits some of Ireland’s rugged coastline, has already commenced and if you missed the first part last Thursday it is available on catch up. It is well worth a watch! The first part aired on Channel 5, 8pm on February 4th and is now available […]

  • Youth Event

    RS Feva study promotion article Feb 2020

    The club is promoting youth sailing via the FEVA, Thus we are promoting knowledge of these dinghies by video. Here is an RS FEVA RIGGING GUIDE | World Champion Sailor – on youtube This definitely emphasises that dinghy sailors should know how to tie a bowline. and also a RS Feva Technical Talk – RYA […]

  • RRS Rule changes from 1 Jan 21

    More helpful information on the rule changes We are highlighting Flag V as one rule change and are providing a list of RRS changes as well. R37  Search and rescue instructions. New safety rule When flag V with one short sound, all boats and official and support vessels  shall, if possible monitor the race committee […]

  • Covid-19 Update Jan 21

    Covid-19 Update information from RYANI giving the NI Executive Instructions.

  • Christmas Message 2020 EDYC

    Hoping this finds you all in good health. It’s that time of year when we sit back and take stock of what’s just passed and what’s on the horizon for the coming year at EDYC. Looking back on what has been a difficult year, we can also pluck a few positives, without mentioning COVID too […]

  • EDYC Impala Fleet Dec 20

    EDYC’s Impala fleet is quickly becoming the talk and envy of both the local sailing fraternity and indeed further afield also. There are very few ‘one design’ cruiser fleets still racing competitively in Strangford Lough or in Belfast Lough. The EDYC burgeoning fleet of 9 Impalas is attracting quite some interest. The Impala 28 was […]

  • Canoe Sail on East Coast, Strangford Lough

    On 10 November 20, Gordon and his wife Rachel were up early and on the EDYC slip just before dawn at 07:00. In a steady SE breeze and a filling tide they headed North inside Taggart and outside Pawle then inside Trasnagh and to Sketrick. Rach was experimenting with a new sail on the open […]