Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

In association with ISA Logo Irish Sailing

Dun Laoghaire to Dingle (D2D) Yacht Race News from the National YC
#d2d – The National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire harbour has announced its 12th staging of the biennial Dingle Skellig Hotel Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race which will start on Friday 12th June. It follows on a week from Howth…
Dun Laoghaire to Dingle (D2D) Yacht Race 2013 Overall Results
#d2d – Scroll down for the overall results showing corrected times on IRC handicap for each of the 22 competing boats. Also provided as an attachment (below) are Xcel files for download purposes with separate class results.
Kerry Yacht 'Amazing Grace' Wins Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race
#D2D – Finishing shortly after 3am, a County Kerry entry, Amazing Grace, won the 2013 Dun Laoghaire to Dingle race, the first Kerry yacht to win in the 20–year history of the race. The Tralee Bay Sailing Club entry, one of…
D2D Update 2300 –Tralee Sailing Club's Amazing Grace is in Pole Position
#D2D – As the crews of Antix and Wow enjoy the hospitality in Dingle tonight the lowest rated boats are enjoying the limelight of podium potential as they close on the finish line. See D2D race tracker here Tralee Sailing…
D2D 1800 Update – Is it Game Set & Match to the Low Handicappers?
#d2d – As the leaders approach the final mark on the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race course, the Washerwoman Rocks, it looks like game set and match to the low handicappers. View D2D Race Tracker Here.'s current prediction is line…
D2D Update – Lack of Wind Throws Predictions Awry
#D2D – As dawn breaks on the 2013 D2D fleet, the lack of wind throws predictions awry and observers can only wait, like the frustrated crews, for a reasonable breeze to fill in.That might well be later this afternoon, but…
D2D Update - First 24 Hours & Two Hander Sets the Pace
#d2d – The first 24 hours of this year's Dun Laoghaire to Dingle have been atypical as the fleet juggled with the complexities of a building springtide, and relatively light north easterly winds. See live Tracker here Most opted for the port…
J109 Mojito is Early Leader in Dun Laoghaire to Dingle. Race Start Photos Here!
#D2D – Third out of Dublin bay, ISORA commodore Peter Ryan and ISORA champion Stephen Tudor on board Peter Dunlop's J109 Mojito are the early IRC leaders an hour into the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle race this evening.  See D2D…
Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Fleet Assemble at National Yacht Club for 4pm Start
#d2d – Boosted by a late entry the 23-boat Dun Laoghaire to Dingle fleet are assembling this morning at the National Yacht Club pontoon in Dun Laoghaire readying for this afternoon's 4pm start. The tenth anniversary edition of the offshore race…
Scroll down for the 2017 D2D Yellowbrick race tracker
Track the progress of the 2017 Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Yacht Race fleet here on the live tracker when the race starts at 7pm tonight on Dublin Bay. Forecasts show gusty south and south westerly winds for the start, the…
Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race Entry List Confirms 22 Boats for Irish Offshore Classic
22 offshore yachts are confirmed for the start of the National YC's Dingle Skellig Hotel Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race 2013 on Friday 7th June.  See entry list below and also downloadable as an attached excel file. As well as…
Onboard Raging Bull, Photos and Vid
Raging Bull crew man (and photographer) Brian Carlin has added onboard images from last weekend's Dun Laoghaire to Dingle race. Photos from the Sigma 400, the 2010 ISORA champion, are on the Afloat gallery here. Onboard vid below too:
Overall Results for the 2011 Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race
The overall results for the 2011 Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race give Martin Breen's 'Galway Harbour' first overall. First in the two handed category was Barry Hurley's Dinah, on this occassion the Cobh man was sailing with Andy Boyle. First…
More Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Photography
Dun Laoghaire based photographer Gareth Craig has added to last Saturday's Dun Laoghaire to Dingle race coverage with a selection of start images on the Afloat Gallery here. Our race start coverage from the National Yacht Club is here.
Galway Harbour Claims Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race
All offshore races have their moments of drama, particularly when exposed to the variability of weather in our temperate climate writes our Offshore Correspondent. This year’s Dun Laoghaire to Dingle was no different and race winner Galway Harbour certainly had…

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Clubs

Howth Yacht Club
Kinsale Yacht Club
National Yacht Club
Royal Cork Yacht Club
Royal Irish Yacht club

Featured Brokers

mgm sidebutton

Featured Associations

ISA sidebutton
isora sidebutton

Featured Events

corkweek sidebutton
tokyo sidebutton
roundireland sidebutton
wave regatta
sovscup sidebutton

Featured Chandleries

CHMarine Afloat logo
viking sidebutton

Featured Sailmakers

northsails sidebutton
uksails sidebutton

Featured Marinas

dlmarina sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
podcast sidebutton
BSB sidebutton
sellingboat sidebutton

Please show your support for Afloat by donating