Welcome to the Forth Yacht Clubs Association. This new site presents up to date news from various sources with the FYCA.

  • blog-admin – Bill Blyth
  • fyca-race – Jim Scott
  • fyca-cruise – George Scrivener
  • fyca-handicaps – Phil Walter
  • fyca-results – Committee

Latest News (see also “News Page”)

  • FYCA Events Calendar (17 May, 2022) - FYCA 2022 calendar at draft issue D with the Forth Cruising Club Fife & Weekend Regattas, RFYC Festival Series and PEYC/RYA(S) 707 Youth Event added. See Racing 2022
  • RFYC boat jumble – Saturday 12 March 2022 (16 February, 2022) - We are intending to hold it outside in the yard (for reasons of Covid) but we have a marquee and gazebos etc. so we can at least have it under cover. The event will start at 10am and go on until lunchtime. Coffees and bacon rolls will be available in the clubhouse. We have half […]
  • Forth Ports meeting regarding Small Harbours 20 Sept 2021 (8 November, 2021) - Brief report to FYCA.Overview report by Alan McPherson, Chief Harbourmaster, advised that FPplc is increasingtowage activity with acquisition of Targe Towing; has acquired plow dredger “Sentinal”; thatan outer 220m berth is to be built at Leith approach in 2023; that Harland & Wolf will developMethil further; that Braefoot terminal‘s working life is extended by current […]
  • FYCA 2020 Events Calendar Released (26 February, 2020) - The FYCA calendar in spreadsheet format has been released and is on the Racing->Home page or click here.
  • Canals Consultation (24 November, 2019) - Please find below a letter and consultation link regarding Scottish Canals. Dear Customer Scotland’s canals contribute to the country’s social, economic and environmental prosperity in new and exciting ways, benefitting everyone who lives, works, visits and does business here. Our inland waterways attract tourism and investment, help tackle health inequalities and act as a catalyst […]
  • PEYC Regatta 8th September 2019 (1 September, 2019) - The Notice of Race is available now on the Forth Series 2019 Page Racing Divisions will be: Div 1 FYCA < 900 PY; Div 2 FYCA 900-974 PY; Div 3 FYCA 975-1150 PY; Div 4 Cruiser Class. Additional one-design classes will be added on request if there are at least four entries. Yacht handicaps will […]
  • Fisherrow Regatta 31st August 2019 (26 August, 2019) - We are splitting our weekend into 2 one day events this year. Saturday 31st August is our yacht regatta, round the buoys type racing, short courses, lots of crack! This event is part of the FYCA Forth Series – Division 2 this year. Hopefully followed by a BBQ in the blazing sunshine and a night’s […]
  • SIs For Mazzoni/Costello at Burntisland SC (4 August, 2019) - The SIs have now been published for the Mazzoni and Costello races on the 11th August 2019 and are available on the Forth Series 2019 page.
  • River Forth Pontoon is open for business! (2 August, 2019) - The River Forth is now open for business Get access to the River Forth free of charge! Click here to book the pontoon online. From berthing to spend some time in Stirling or for access to the river for kayaking, canoeing and sailing, the pontoon is multi-functional and here to meet the needs of residents […]
  • Aberdour Regatta 13th July – Updated (8 July, 2019) - The SI and Entry Form are now available on the Forth Series 2019 page. Click here. Please note that the SIs have been updated as of 9th July.
  • Reaper returns to Anstruther, 4th July 2019 (30 June, 2019) - Reaper is scheduled to depart Rosyth dockyard on 4 July 2019 at 10.30 BST, smack on LW. She is planned to travel at 9kts against the rising tide to arrive at Anstruther at 14.30, meeting up with a flotilla of East Neuk vessels off Fife Ness for a grand entry to her home port.of Anstruther. […]
  • FCC Fife Regatta 2019 (16 May, 2019) - The Forth Cruising Club has published the NOR, SIs, courses and Entry Form for the Fife Regatta, to be held on the 19th May 2019. They will be available shortly on the Forth Series 2019 page and are also listed below for download.
  • SIs now available for PEYC Forth Series Events (12 April, 2019) - The SIs for the Bosun’s Locker and Queen Margaret Trophy races as part of the 2019 Forth Series are now available. Follow this link to the Forth Series 2019.
  • Bo’ness Harbour News (4 April, 2019) - REPAIRS TO BO’NESS OUTER HARBOURSubstantial renovation work is being carried out to the inside and outside faces of the Bo’ness East Pier.  The walls are currently obstructed by construction workers rafts.Bo’ness is a useful refuge from easterlies, common in the early part of the year.  At present it is best avoided.  There will be another […]
  • Important: Forth & Clyde Carnival Flotilla (24 March, 2019) - Forth & Clyde re-opening Canal Carnival Flotilla registration contact is robinhedf@hotmail.co.uk with whom everyone must register by the end of March to ensure a place. Numbers are restricted by the ability of the canal to pass the flotilla through the 4 sets of locks between the Falkirk Wheel and Auchinstarry – it takes 240 tonnes […]
  • Canal Carnival to celebrate re-opening of Forth & Clyde Canal (6 February, 2019) - The historic Forth & Clyde Canal will spring to life this May as a floating festival to celebrate its re-opening to coast-to-coast boat traffic takes to the water. Organised by canal custodians Scottish Canals in conjunction with various canal-focused voluntary bodies, the Lowland Canal Carnival will see a flotilla of steam boats, yachts, narrowboats, rowing […]
  • RFYC Boat Jumble (3 February, 2019) - At Royal Forth Yacht Club
  • Forth Series 2019 (28 January, 2019) - Join in the Forth Series for 2019.
  • Tide Tables for 2019 (26 January, 2019) - Please note the tide tables have been removed from the sidebar and can now be found on the Tides and Weather page/link. Click here to go there.
  • Lowland Canals Update (30 November, 2018) - Dear boater, I wanted to share with you some fantastic news that was announced last week by the Scottish Government; we are getting an additional £5.35 million of funding to invest in improvements and upgrades to assets across the network. This will include the replacement of four pairs of lock gates on the Forth & […]