SI Amendment 2018-2.1

2.1 SI 1.9 Schedule of Races: Start time for the dinghy Easter Series #7 on Sat 21st April is amended from 14:30 to 15:00, with the same 75 min duration time limit and 15 min extension. Race #8 will follow on as soon as practical. Jim Scott – PEYC Sailing Secretary – 20th April 2018

PEYC SI Amendment 2018-1

1.1  SI 1.9 Schedule of Races: Since only single yachts from Div-1 & Div-3 have entered the Easter Yacht Series races to date, all yachts will be combined into Div-2 for the remaining races with the start time brought forward 5-mins to 14:00. Hybrid courses as per SI 1.14 will be used if, in the race officer’s judgement, the handicap range of yachts entering each race justifies doing so. Jim Scott – PEYC Sailing Secretary – 16th April 2018 —

Weekend 7th and 8th April Racing

It was a good winning start to the season for dinghies Madness and Trixie Ripple and yacht Shoki this weekend. Great to see three new yachts – Fruminous Bandersnatc (try saying that on the radio!), Dram and Jetstream joining Division Two. First Wednesday yacht race of the season this week, race officer Braveheart. It will be a race box start. Hopefully Faithful will be fixed this week so Sunday’s race might be a committee boat start, up-date on Friday. We have been notified that the 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 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 →

Skippers Guest Card

After strong representation at the AGM, as a pilot exercise in 2015 we are please to announce a Skippers Guest Card for those skippers who would like to invite non-members of the club to race on their yachts in club races. The cost of the card will be £125. It will entitle the skipper to have one non-member who has raced more than 4 times in a year racing on the skippers boat. Please apply to Peter Collings on peyc.treasurer@gmail.com. Skippers are entitled to purchase as Continue reading →