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Royal Alfred Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire News and Updates
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A Broadside Poster will be of Irish Yachting Interest at this weekend's Fonsie Mealy Auction in Kilkenny. The 19th century poster reads “For Sale. The Cutter Yacht Mystic,” Ten Tons (Coppered), Built by Hatcher 1872, Sails by Lapthorn, Fully Found. Racing Gear, etc.…
RAYC Prizegiving Dinner Cancelled 'Due to Unforeseen Circumstances'
Royal Alfred YC
The Royal Alfred Yacht Club's Black–Tie Dinner scheduled for the National Yacht Club this Saturday has been cancelled 'due to unforeseen circumstances'. The club's Bloomsday Trophies will be available for collection in the NYC admin office (downstairs) from Tuesday 6th…
The historic Royal Alfred Yacht Club has been incorporated into DBSC following last night's EGM
Royal Alfred YC
The worst kept secret in Dublin sailing circles became public after a Royal Alfred Yacht Club EGM  last night voted in favour of the motion 'that the Royal Alfred Yacht Club be incorporated into Dublin Bay Sailing Club'. The proposal…
Royal Alfred YC
Two of Dublin's leading yacht racing clubs are in talks over a possible merger in order to rationalise a crowded Dublin Bay yacht racing calendar.  Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) and the Royal Alfred Yacht Club (RAYC), whose origins date…
Royal Alfred Yacht Club (RAYC) Bloomsday Regatta Results
Royal Alfred YC
#raycbloomsdayregatta – Paul Keane of the Royal Irish Yacht Club beat 17 Lasers for Bloomsday honours at the Royal Alfred Regatta on Dublin Bay yesterday. The results for all competing classes are available to download below as xcel files. 
Royal Alfred Yacht Club AGM Hears Calls for Closer Co-operation With Other Dublin Bay Clubs
Royal Alfred YC
#rayc – There was a large turnout for this week's Royal Alfred Yacht Club (RAYC) agm with a number of interventions from the floor over a number of issues. Flag Officers and Honary Officers were elected as follows: Commodore Barry MacNeany; Vice Commodore Joe…
Royal Alfred Yacht Club Toasts Winners At Annual Dinner in the Royal Irish Yacht Club
Royal Alfred YC
#rayc – The Royal Alfred Yacht Club held its Annual Black Tie Dinner and Prize-giving on Friday 21st November in the Royal Irish YC in Dun Laoghaire.  A packed dining room was treated to an excellent meal, fine wines and after…
Royal St. George Laser Sailor Wins Royal Alfred Liffey Challenge
Royal Alfred YC
#rayc – Despite a very gentle forecast of barely a few knots, 18 Lasers launched at Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club and sailed up through the lifted toll bridge for Saturday's Royal Alfred fixture on the river Liffey. Once into…
Liffey Laser Regatta Attracts 18 For Royal Alfred YC Dinghy Event
Royal Alfred YC
#liffeylasers – If you thought all the Irish Laser action was in the south of France this week, you'd be wrong. Paul MacMahon (Strangford/Howth), a previous number one on the domestic full rig rankings, is among 18 Lasers now entered for…
J/109 Ruth Wins Royal Alfred Yacht Club Coastal Series
Royal Alfred YC
#rayc – The Royal Alfred Yacht Club (RAYC) Coastal Series out of Dublin Bay provided a nail-biting finish to the silver fleet outcome with only one point separating first and second places overall. Full results are downloadable below.Pippa IV and…
Royal Alfred Yacht Club to Stage Laser Dinghy Event on Dublin's River Liffey
Royal Alfred YC
The Royal Alfred Yacht Club will hold a river Liffey racing event for the Laser dinghy class on Saturday 11th October. Dublin's East Link bridge is being opened at 10.30am to allow the passage of the fleet up the river and…
Royal Alfred Make Scoring Change for Bloomsday Regatta
Royal Alfred YC
#bloomsdayregatta – Lack of wind for sailing on Dublin Bay today means Royal Alfred Yacht Club's Bloomsday regatta that is being run in conjunction with the ICRA National Championships has made a change to its sailing instructions.  Scoring in certain…
RAYC Superleague Adds Extra Dimension to Dublin Sailing For the Price of a Pint
Royal Alfred YC
#rayc – The Royal Aflred Yacht Club (RAYC) is offering an extra dimension to Dublin Bay sailing for 'the price of a pint', says RAYC Commodore Barry MacNeaney. Covering all cruiser and keelboat classes and with a very modest entry…
A Busy Day for the 'Alfred', the Start of a Hectic 2014 Sailing Season
Royal Alfred YC
#rayc - Saturday 12th April was a busy day for the Royal Alfred Yacht Club, being actively involved in simultaneous events on the Liffey and in Howth. On the Liffey the Royal Alfred was coordinating the on-the water part of…
RAYC Award Millerick Services to Sailing Trophy
Royal Alfred YC
#rayc – At Friday's Royal Alfred Yacht Club Annual Dinner, past Commodore Ailbe Millerick was awarded the Dr John O'Leary Memorial Trophy for Services to Sailing. Royal St George member Ailbe Millerick has had a long and distinguished sailing career…

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