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 […]
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
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 […]