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 […]
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 & […]
Landing Pontoon at Stirling Old Town Harbour to Open(6 November, 2018)-Stirling City has just completed the installation of a landing pontoon at the Old Town Harbour, just downstream of the footbridge to Cambuskenneth Abbey, not far from the rail station. The opening ceremony is due on 18th November at 12.00 noon and all boaters ashore or afloat will be most welcome. Overhead clearance under the […]
Scottish Canals Update(6 November, 2018)-Kathy Gostick and Andy Carnduff have been adding to the pressure on Scottish Canals to move a bit closer to their statutory obligations and make all of the Scottish canals fit and safe for recreational boating. We are members of the Keep the Canals Alive! group of active users and we seem to be having […]
Stirling Town Quay and Cramond Heritage Trail(29 October, 2018)-A couple of updates for FYCA members from Paul Shave. 1. The pontoon and landing walkway has been installed at Stirling Town Quay. Access to and from the walkway is by a gate with a key pad. I don’t know who controls it. I suspect that the Council is still sorting that out. 2. This […]
PEYC Regatta 23rd September 2018(21 September, 2018)-Calling all skippers – If you are intending to sail in the PEYC Yacht Regatta this Sunday can you please submit an entry form on the club website. Entry Form The first prize in each division is dinner for two at the new Scott’s restaurant at the marina. Many thanks.
Forth & Clyde Canal Closed for Whole 2018 Year.(16 September, 2018)-Richard Millar of Scottish Canals announced on Monday 29th January that the F&C canal will be unavailable for Sea to Sea transit during this whole year due to major engineering failures with the Bonnybridge and the Twechar opening road bridges and insufficient funds available to carry out full operability repairs! The Caledonian and Crinan canals […]
Port Edgar Yacht Club Annual Yacht Regatta 23rd September(9 September, 2018)-Port Edgar Yacht Club invites all yachts to join in their annual yacht regatta on the 23rd September. Racing for divisions 1, 2 & 3 will take place in St Davids Bay commencing at 1030. Briefing will be on the radio so visiting yachts can go straight to the race area. Those not wishing to […]
Forth Series 2018 Preliminary Results(6 September, 2018)-With one event to go for Division 1 the Forth Series 2018 is nearly over. There are results available on the Forth Series 2018 page. The tables will be tidied up in due course. Any errors please email email@example.com
PEYC Annual Yacht Regatta(27 August, 2018)-The NOR for the PEYC Annual Yacht Regatta has been released and can be found here or on the Forth Series 2018 page.
FCYC Bell Rock Trophy SI’s Available(16 August, 2018)-The Bell Rock Trophy SI is available for download here – Bell Rock SI – FINAL 2018. Please note that the Beer Festival tickets are sold out.
Burntisland Regatta(8 August, 2018)-The members and management committee of Burntisland Sailing Club would like to wish you a warm welcome to its 64th annual Regatta being held this weekend. The Sailing Instructions can be downloaded here.
Stirling Town Quay(7 August, 2018)-Please see Page 17 of the Times, Wednesday 1 August 2018, “River port plan could see millions flow in”. Work has begun on a 35m pontoon for completion by the end of September. It is intended for trip boats but presumably will be available to leisure craft at other times. Besides the tidal rise and […]
Oban Bay Consultation(9 July, 2018)-Colleagues RYA Scotland has been engaged in discussions around the development of a revised harbour authority in Oban Bay. The attached information gives more detail on the current position and comes with a request that you share this information as widely as possible. It is written to suit a post on social media but will […]