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Dublin sailor Philip Lee comes to the rescue of a swimmer at Sandycove during Storm Emma yesterday. See video below. The Coastguard has urged people to act responsibly and not to go swimming in any lakes, rivers or in the sea.
It was a well known Dublin Bay sailor who came to the rescue of a swimmer at the height of Storm Emma yesterday in the popular bathing spot of Sandycove in County Dublin. As social media revealed, it was the…
Racing has been cancelled in tomorrow's DBSC Spring Chicken Series due to Storm Emma. Winds are set to moderate later tomorrow
A sea state post Storm Emma has been judged to be not suitable for sailing and led to the cancellation of tomorrow's popular Dublin Bay Sailing Club Spring Chicken Series.  Easterly winds, that brought wild conditions to many Dublin Bay harbours…
The scene at Bulloch Harbour where a storm surge caused waves to break over the harbour. Scroll down for video.
Flooding in South Dublin coastal towns and villages came when high tides arrived at lunch time today. In Bulloch Harbour in Dalkey, on the southern tip of Dublin Bay, storm waves swept through the harbour as Bay waters threatened the top…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#DLHarbour - Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will recommend the dissolution of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company and the transfer of its assets to the local authority at a meeting next week, The Irish Times reports. Following months of slow progress, DLRCoCo…
The breeze was back yesterday for the DMYC Frostbites and another fleet of 26 boats, including Shane McCarthy's Solo made the effort to get out
After the zephyrs of last week, the breeze was back yesterday for the DMYC Frostbites and another fleet of 26 boats made the effort to get out and enjoy a brisk afternoon on the water. The wind was projected to…
The buoy has been deployed to test a wave generator system. The buoy is an IALA Special Mark, yellow in colour, bearing a yellow ‘X’ topmark with the light characteristic Fl.Y.5s.
The Commissioners of Irish Lights have deployed a temporary buoy in Scotsman’s Bay in south of Dublin Bay.  The buoy has been deployed to test a wave generator system. The buoy is an IALA Special Mark, yellow in colour, bearing a…
An artist's impression of the redeveloped baths in Clontarf
#Clontarf - The revived seawater baths in Clontarf opening next week will only be available to sports clubs, it has emerged. According to RTÉ News, owners the Cullen family say the bathing area — which is slated to be ready by…
An artist's impression of the redeveloped baths in Clontarf
#Clontarf - The seawater baths on Dublin Bay in Clontarf will reopen next week more than two decades after their closure, as RTÉ News reports. The news followed the granting of a seven-day publican’s licence for the bar and restaurant…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour ownership is moving from the Harbour Company to Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council under the Harbours Act
Minister Transport Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD expects the final report of the risk assessor on the hand over of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company to the local County Council will be presented to the council at…
 It wasn’t a thriller, but everyone who wanted a race got a race………..with the exception of one retiree who obviously had too much excitement for the day!
All the weather forecasts were suggesting that there should have been wind for yesterday’s Frostbites in Dun Laoghaire Harbour! XCWeather was projecting 7 – 12 knots of SSW, the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Weather station was showing 6.6 – 10 knots…
Red Bull Flugtag is returning to Dun Laoghaire Harbour this May
Taking flight from Dún Laoghaire Harbour on Sunday, 20th May, the Red Bull Flugtag will return to Irish shores this summer. It will see over 50 teams attempt to push the limits of human flight, as they launch their handcrafted…
2018 East Coast Rowing Fixtures Published
Following yesterday’s AGM of the East Coast Rowing Council, the fixture list for their 2018 regatta season has been released. (Downloadable below). Crews of men, women, and children from Skerries in the north to Arklow in the south will compete…
Map of Traders Wharf at the western side of Dun Laoghaire Harbour
#Watersport - Proposals for a national watersport centre in Dun Laoghaire Harbour have been revived with the launch of a preliminary market consultation. Afloat.ie previously reported on plans in 2015 for a ‘National Watersports Academy’ on the site of the…
The Carlisle Pier (delineated by red line) are in temporary use. The circa 1.1 hectare historic waterfront site is available for imaginative proposals subject to planning
Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company is considering how best to proceed with the regeneration of the Carlisle Pier, a major leisure and cultural site that is located between the National Yacht Club and Royal St. George Yacht Club. The pier is…
Despite going to sea, the DBSC Spring Chicken Series was one of three sailing fixtures cancelled yesterday due to strong winds
Strong and bitterly cold north-westerly winds scotched racing in Dublin Bay and Kinsale yesterday. Winds gusting to 30–knots in snow showers. it was more than enough to put paid to the second race of the DBSC Spring Chicken Series, the…
The bow of Dutch patrol vessel Barend Biesheuvel berthed in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The 61m 'Kustwacht' /coastguard vessel is visiting the port this weekend, however will not be open to the public. The patrol craft can be easily observed from the public plaza beside the disused ferry terminal.
#DublinBay - An unusual visitor to Dun Laoghaire Harbour is a Dutch patrol vessel not to be confused with their navy but belongs to the coastguard service, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 61m patrol vessel Barend Biesheuvel operated by the Netherlands…

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