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Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, Ireland's Biggest Sailing Event on Dublin Bay
Cork Sailors Urged to Attend Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (VDLR) 2013
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#vdlr – Dun Laoghaire's Phil Smith urged Cork sailors to make a special effort to race at this year's Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta, the country's biggest sailing event  when he presented the Notice of Race (NOR) for the biennial event…
Sailing to Success on Supernova
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She maybe old but she's still a fast one. Don't let the fact that a 33-year old local yacht took top prize from a combined fleet of 420 competitors at Ireland's biggest sailing regatta, the Volvo regatta in Dun Laoghaire…
Supernova is Overall Winner of Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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Local success is being toasted in Dun Laoghaire tonight following the Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta prizegiving this afternoon. SCROLL DOWN FOR PRIZEGIVING PHOTOS by Gareth Craig. The bulk of the major trophies were divided among sailors from the waterfront Dublin…
Day Three: Top Race Management Saves the Day at Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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Responsive race management in trying conditions pulled off a successful day afloat and – averted a major regatta set back  – for the massive 420 boat fleet in the penultimate round of the four day Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta today.…
16 foot Wayfarer Dinghy Sails Across the Irish Sea to Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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Dun Laoghaire Regatta in conjunction with the National Yacht Club is currently hosting the British Wayfarer Nationals and there are 27 racing, many from the UK. Some decided to skip the ferry and sailed straight here writes Tim Fenelon. The…
Day Two: Heavy then Light at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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Light winds replaced heavy for day two of Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta and although it has been a regatta of extremes so far it is also one that has completed the full schedule for all 25 classes. Ireland's largest sailing…
Big Winds Start Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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Unexpected strong winds got the fourth Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta off to a stunning start on Dublin Bay yesterday even though a number of boats in the massive 420-boat fleet got into difficulties as the southerly breeze hit 25 knots.…
400 Now Expected for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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With a week to go to the biggest regatta of the season, organisers of Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta are still accepting entries in all 25 classes. There is now a likely total VDLR fleet size of 400 boats. The biggest…
Entry List for 2011 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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With nearly 400 yacht in 25 classes there is no doubt about the size of July's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Here's the entry list class by class for Ireland's biggest regatta in 2011. table.tableizer-table {border: 1px solid #CCC; font-family: Arial,…
Post-DL Regatta Event for Ultimate Bragging Rights
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Competitors in this year's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta are set to race for the ultimate bragging rights in a new bonus event. http://www.afloat.ie/sail/events/volvo-regatta/ The Royal Irish Yacht Club is proposing the one-day event on Sunday 31 July modelled on the…
Final Preparations in Place for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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With four weeks to go around 3,000 sailors are expected to start the biennial Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (July 7th – 10th) organised by the four waterfront yacht clubs on the Southside of Dublin Bay. Entries are being received steadily…
Sneak Peek at Volvo Dun Laoghaire's 360 Entries So Far
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With still eight weeks to go to the first race in Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta there are 360 entries now in from across 24 classes. July's event stood at just 22 entries six months ago but it grew steadily over…
Dun Laoghaire Regatta Extends Entry Discount for Extra Two Weeks
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In spite of a healthy entry of over 300 boats for July's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, organisers have extended the early bird entry incentive discount (due to close yesterday) for another two weeks. Current Entries to the country's biggest sailing…
100 Boats Sailing in for July's Dun Laoghaire Regatta
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Royal Cork's Anthony O'Leary, Afloat.ie's Sailor of the Year, is an early entry for July's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta that has already attracted 100 entries, 50% of which are come from outside the Dublin Bay area.  The hope is O'Leary…
Irish Sea Events Offer Entry Discounts
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Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta and the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series are jointly promoting reduced entry fees in a tue up between the two big Irish Sea regattas.  50% discounts off entry fees is available for boats entering both events. "The…
Unique footage of 1926 Dun Laoghaire Regatta Uncovered
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Here's a unique glimpse of a post World War One Dun Laoghaire Regatta in rare newsreel recently archived by British Pathe (below). The shots taken on August 2nd 1926 show a mixture of long shots of yachts sailing across Dublin…

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