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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,…
Sixteen Tall Ships, including Pelican of London, will arrive in Dublin over June Bank Holiday as part of a Tall Ships Regatta
The hoped-for Parade of Sail at the end of Dublin's Tall Ships Regatta on the June Bank Holiday weekend will not be taking place. Instead, the ships will leave earlier on Bank Holiday Monday Morning. 'The Ships will leave together from Dublin but a parade…
Class A Tall Ship Pelican of London makes a return trip to Dublin Bay for the Dublin Port Tall Ships Regatta on the June Bak Holiday weekend
If you have been bitten by the Tall Ships bug, here is the opportunity to get your ‘fix’ - The Tall Ships Regatta sails into Dublin Port from Friday, 1st June to Monday, 4th June. Organised by Sail Training International,…
Dollymount Ready For Battle For The Bay This Weekend
#Kitesurfing - Fun, wind, water and fun are promised at this weekend’s Battle for the Bay kitesurfing and SUP competition on Dollymount Strand. The best riders in the country and from around the globe will converge on Bull Island on…
Windless Water Wags in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
What a shame! The Water Wags, the largest one-design fleet in Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay have lost three out of their last five races, due to inclement weather. On 23 May the problem was, that the valiant Race Officers could…
Young anti-litter campaigner Flossie Donnelly’s hard work has paid off
#Seabin - Young coastal litter crusader Flossie Donnelly is celebrating the installation of Dun Laoghaire Harbour’s first Seabin after a successful fundraising campaign. The 11-year-old was on hand at noon today (Tuesday 22 May) to see the first of two…

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