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Entries Open for Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle (D2D) Race 2019

30th January 2019
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Liam Shanahan's Ruth at the start of the 2017 D2D on Dublin Bay Liam Shanahan's Ruth at the start of the 2017 D2D on Dublin Bay Photo: Afloat.ie

The 2019 Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle “D2D” Race starts from the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire on Wednesday, June 12th 2019.

The 300–mile race along the Irish coastline is a great mini-offshore challenge for cruisers and racing boats racing in separate divisions under IRC. Dingle provides a wonderful finishing location for crews and visiting friends and families.

The 2019 race is also on the RORC and ISORA race calendars and offers boats in those series to accumulate qualifying offshore racing experience for crews participating in the RORC Fastnet Race in August.

"The 2019 race is on the RORC and ISORA race calendars"

The timing of the 2019 race is designed so boats participating in the ICRA IRC Nationals in Dun Laoghaire (June 7 – 9) can use the race to get south in time for Sovereigns Week in Kinsale (June 26 – 29) and then be back in Dun Laoghaire for the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (July 11 -14).

The Notice of Race is now available to download at www.d2drace.ie and entries can be made online via the website here.

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Dun Laoghaire Dingle Race 2021

The 2021 Race will start from the National Yacht Club on Wednesday 9th, June 2021.

This will be a limited entry event.

Previous entrants will be offered early entry options and then the entry will be opened to others to allow up to a maximum of 50 yachts.

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