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Howth 17s are one of several fleets travelling to compete in Saturday's National Yacht Club Regatta sponsored by Davy Group
The National Yacht Club on Dublin Bay is gearing up for its Open Regatta this weekend. Sponsored by Davy Group, the annual club highlight will have over 160 boats racing across three courses. As part of the fleet, the NYC will…
At the Launch of Childrens book "You'd Be Filled With Wonder", published to commemorate the Bicententenary of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. L to R front : Susan Gibney BEC director, Jean Duffy Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O'Connor T.D., Eithne Scott-Lennon Dun Laoghaire Harbour Co chairperson, Grainne O'Malley co-author of the book and Ileane Pierce. L to R back: Gerry Dunne DLHCo CEO, Noel Brien, Carolyn Hanaphy DLHCo commercial executive, Rob Goodbody, Colin Scudds co-author of the book, Seamus Cannon, Author of "You'd Be Filled With Wonder" and Anna Scudds also a co-author.
#DunLaoghaireBook - “You’d Be filled With wonder, The Story of Dun Laoghaire Harbour! is the title of a new publication to celebrate last year's Bicentenary of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The harbour which began construction in 1817, has caught the imagination…
The three-man Sportsboat Championship will be held over three days (29th 30th June & 1st July) at the National Yacht Club
Current form shows Royal St. George and Royal Irish Yacht Club crews are the ones to watch when the SB20 National Championships sets sail on the home waters race track of Dublin Bay at the end of this month. In a busy…
The Royal St. George Yacht Club organisers have confirmed 23 entries, being 161 competitors from five countries for this weekend's Championships on Dublin Bay
Entries closed yesterday for the Sigma 33 Class UK and Irish Championships 2018 on Dublin Bay this weekend. The Royal St. George Yacht Club organisers have confirmed 23 entries, being 161 competitors from five countries. Racing takes place from Friday…
The winning crew of 188 Innocence from Foynes Yacht Club, the 2018 Leinster Champions, from left to right, Frankie Browne Jnr, Darragh Mc Cormack (helm), Mark Mc Cormack and Johnny Dillon.
Last weekend, the 16th and 17th of June, saw the Dublin Bay Mermaid fleet making a very welcome return to Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club for their 2018 Leinster Championship event. In what were undoubtedly testing conditions for the fleet…
RMS Leinster was torpedoed by a German submarine not long after it had left Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) harbour on its way to Holyhead
A pre-centenary gathering of families and relatives of those who were aboard the RMS Leinster when it sunk in 1918, was held in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire, today. Hundreds of relatives and friends of the Mail Boat Leinster…
Guests of the high-end luxury operated Star Pride have an opportunity to visit the wheelhouse to examine navigation charts with the Captain, which is Windstar Cruises Open Bridge Policy. Afloat adds the above bridge is from either of the sail-assisted sisters, Wind Star and Wind Spirit.
#CruiseLiners - A boutique yacht-like cruiseship just shy of 10,000 tonnes docked in Dun Laoghaire Harbour this morning as the first of just three callers this season, writes Jehan Ashmore. The inaugural caller, Star Pride operated by US based Windstar…
Water Wag dinghy is launched at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
With a history going back to 1887, some sixty-eight double-ended Water Wags were built between 1887 and 1900. All but one of these has fallen by the wayside and its location is no longer known. That one surviving Water Wag…
Andrew Algeo's J109 Juggerknot is the DMYC'King of the Bay'
Andrew Algeo's J109 Juggerknot continues its winning run this season adding the DMYC 'King of the Bay' title to last weekend's Howth Yacht Club Wave Regatta triumph in Class One IRC. Dawn broke, and the club web camera showed a sea…
In this amidships view of Stena Carrier, the imposing length of the ro-ro freight vessel is clearly demonstrated alongside Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire Harbour. At 182.77m the vessel is the longest of its type to dock in the port as well as been the largest in gross tonnage terms.  In fact the ship is larger than the former fastferry HSS Stena Explorer which carried out its final crossing in September 2014, marking the end of the historic Holyhead route.
#FerryNews - Stena Carrier, the ro-ro freight-only ferry that made a notable call to Dun Laoghaire Harbour at the end of April, finally departed the former Stena HSS ferryport last week for further charter work with P&O, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Entries for the DMYC Regatta 2018 have been brisk over recent days ranging from J109’s to Lasers, with the regular Dublin Bay One Design classes such as Ruffians (pictured above), Flying Fifteens and Shipmans are well represented
DMYC kicks off the 2018 Dun Laoghaire Regatta season this Saturday with their “King of the Bay” regatta. It looks as if the weather gods are still favouring this weekend's sailing activities, with a Northeasterly, 10–knots forecast and a likelihood…
Demolition work at the old Dun Laoghaire Baths site has commenced
Work is underway at Dún Laoghaire on the €9 million redevelopment of the old Dún Laoghaire Baths site that has been derelict for nearly 30 years. A contract with SIAC-Mantovani has seen part of the old baths buildings demolished before…
The 30m luxury yacht 'Impetus' is one of the first of this Summer's superyacht visits to Dun Laoghaire Marina
The impressive 28.96 m luxury yacht 'Impetus' is berthed at Dun Laoghaire Marina on Dublin Bay. The 2005–built yacht can accommodate eight guests, 1 VIP and 1 twin and 1 convertible cabin. Powered by Caterpillar engines she has a cruising speed…
Tall Ship Bellem departs Dublin Bay accompanied by local yacht Ruth II
A flotilla of yachts and pleasure craft including sailing dinghies, RIBs and angling craft gathered off Dun Laoghaire Harbour today to wish Bon Voyage to 16 Tall Ships who visited Dublin Bay over the Bank Holiday weekend and are now en route to…
Pictured on board ‘The Pelican of London’ tall ship berthed on Sir John Rogersons Quay were Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mícheál Mac Donncha, LT/CDR of L.E Orla, Ronan McLoughlin, Terre Duffy, Water Ways Ireland, Derek Kelly, Dublin City Council, Mary Weir, Dublin City Council and John McKeown, Waterways Ireland at arrival of The Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta into Dublin Port today Friday, 1st June until Monday, 4th June 2018
The Tall Ships that have been anchored in Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire since Thursday have arrived in Dublin City Centre this evening for the start of the Tall Ships Regatta. Read more about the event here.  The Sail Training…
Sutton Dinghy Club's Billy Bebbington with his Fingal Mayor Award
Sutton Dinghy Club Commodore Stephen Boyle was the first to congratulate the north Dublin club's Billy Bebbington on his win last night in the Fingal Mayor's Community Volunteer Awards. Bebbington was honoured as the Sports Club Volunteer of the Year,…

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