Membership Fee increase and changes explained

At the AGM in February we discussed both the replacement of our committee boat and the construction of a new clubhouse – see other posts for details. Both of these initiatives need to be funded. AGM attendees were presented with a number of options and the meeting overwhelming agreed to raise Membership fees by about 30% , cease family membership but enable children under 18 living at the same address as a full member to register as a member for no fee. Any questions then Continue reading →

Annual Photograph Competition

Graham Cameron, President of Oban Photographic Club judged the entries this year and has this to say: A small but delightful selection of sailing images.  It was a pleasure to see them.  The leaders are superb, and I felt a need to make positive comments about many others.  Many that were really very good could be even better with a bit of tweaking, either in taking or post processing.   Straight horizons and tight framing of the subject matter make a big difference.  If you can’t Continue reading → Continue reading →

PORT EDGAR DINGHY REGATTA 2017

The annual Port Edgar Dinghy Regatta was held on 7 May 2017. It was supported by 9 RS200s and 4 boats from the club in the handicap class. The wind built from nothing at 1030 to about 12 knots for raing after a short postponement. after 4 races the winners were Ronald Millar’s RS200 and Steve Knowles’ Laser Radial.          

Port Edgar Watersports discounts for 2017 PEYC members

We are pleased to announce a discount scheme for PEYC members. For 2017 Port Edgar Waterports are offering membership of Port Edgar Watersports to all PEYC members for £1 only. This membership is normally £99. Membership or Port Edgar Watersports will give you access to the following benefits: Last-minute Special Deals, which could mean as much as a 50% discount available on courses. These offers will be circulated to members by email up to 7 days prior to the course start date; 10% off all standard adult Continue reading →

Pre-Season Talks and New Members meet and greet

The next evening talk will be on 29th March commencing at 7.30 pm in the club house, a talk by the characterful Martin Edge entitled “Crossing Oceans on a Shoestring – Sailing to the South Seas for Cheapskates”. “Over the past two years Martin has spent several months sailing across the Caribbean and half of the Pacific – from Panama via Galapagos to Tahiti – for the price of little more than his sanity.  He’s done it by hitching lifts on two different 32 ft Continue reading →

Pre-Season Talks and new members meet and greet

A couple of years ago Dr Howard Dryden, one of our club members, gave a fascinating talk at the club on ocean pollution and by popular demand he has agreed to give a further talk. The topics covered will be fish farming in Scotland, water treatment in West Bengal and Bangladesh and beer production in China; all topics in which Howard’s company – Dryden Aqua – is involved. The date for this talk is Tuesday March 21st. This will be followed by a “Meet and Greet” Continue reading →