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Yacht racing on Dublin Bay - A fleet of 51 boats were schedule to race round the Kish lighthouse on Sunday but the race has been postponed
The DMYC Kish Race on Dublin Bay that has attracted 51 entries for this Sunday morning's start off Dun Laoghaire Harbour has been postponed due to the Level 3 COVID restrictions coming into effect at midnight. The annual fixture has…
New Greystones J122, Kaya will race in Sunday's DMYC Kish Race
Up to six County Wicklow boats will travel from Greystones Harbour early on Sunday morning to compete in the DMYC Kish Race swelling the already buoyant 40-boat entry for the annual Dublin Bay Race. The Greystones visitors include the latest…
Royal St. George's J97 Windjammer is racing to the Kish lighthouse on Sunday
With entries close to 35 boats, the annual DMYC Kish Race has been made all the more interesting with some of top ISORA boats now entered for this Sunday's Race on Dublin Bay.  ISORA coastal regulars such as the Royal…
DMYC Prepares for Annual Kish Race on September 20
Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) has published details of the 2020 edition of its annual Kish Race on Dublin Bay later this month. The round Kish and back race will take place on Sunday 20th with the first gun…
Irish Fireball Champions 2020 Noel Butler (left) & Stephen Oram
At a time when the Irish Fireball fleet should have been in Howth, welcoming Fireballers from all over the World to the 2020 Fireball World Championships, a 13-boat fleet was contesting what we think is the first National Championship to…
Social distancing marking at DMYC slipway as the club gets ready for lift-in in early June at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club at the West Pier in Dun Laoghaire Harbour is busy preparing for its early June lift in of boats and cruisers.  The lift-in was postponed in April due to COVID-19 restrictions but the dinghy,…
Yachts racing on Dublin Bay - a new solidarity regatta of all Dun Laoghaire yacht clubs has been announced for July 31st
A new Dublin Bay regatta involving the whole Dun Laoghaire sailing waterfront has been announced for July 31st to August 3rd.  The 'Dun Laoghaire Combined Clubs Solidarity Regatta 2020' is an initiative of all five of Dun Laoghaire's yacht clubs…
Sean Craig was the winner of the second Laser Radial race
After three Sundays of no racing due to the ongoing storms of winter, the Dun Laoghaire DMYC Frostbite fleet was able to take to the water yesterday in what were still quite brisk winds but nothing like what we had…
Racing has been cancelled this Sunday at the DMYC Frostbites in Dun Laoghaire
Yet another early call has been taken to cancel the DMYC Frostbites this Sunday at Dun Laoghaire Harbour with winds of mid to high twenties gusting to mid-forties predicted for race time. Storm Dennis has an element of “Denis the…
Despite the flat seas winds are gusting to over 30 knots on Dublin Bay today.
This afternoon's DMYC Frostbite Series racing for dinghies at Dun Laoghaire Harbour has been cancelled due to adverse weather with gusts in excess of 30 knots on Dublin Bay. Gale force winds are predicted for the Irish Sea later today. See live…
Peter & Stephen Boyle (GP14) pick up their Frostbite Mug from Race Officer Cormac Bradley (centre)
A fleet in the mid-fifties braved a chilly Dun Laoghaire harbour today for the third race of Series 2 of the 2019/20 DMYC Frostbites. Wind strength during the morning in advance of racing wasn’t as brisk as forecast but the…
Frostbite Mug Winner, Hugh O’Connor, Laser Radials, with Frostbites Director, Neil Colin
With wind speeds of 37 knots being recorded off the end of the East Pier at lunchtime on Saturday (on a handheld anemometer) and Storm Brendan blowing hooligans today, the DMYC Dinghy Frostbites of Sunday 12th January could be said…
Michael Ennis (L) and Josh Porter pick up their Frostbite Mugs for Race 2 in the DMYC PY Frostbite dinghy fleet
The second half of the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club’s Frostbite Series gut underway yesterday in what were almost balmy conditions for the 5th of January. From the middle of the week, this author’s favourite weather website XCWeather was suggesting…
Sean Craig (L) – Laser Radials, Series 1 – 2nd Place (with DMYC Frostbite Coordinator, Neil Colin).
Series 1 of the DMYC-hosted Frostbites closed with a marathon race, in relative terms, yesterday with a modest turnout of 44 boats, a wind that fluctuated between 170 and 180º with a high of just over 10 knots and some…
DMYC Dinghy Frostbites Cancelled Due to Gale Warning
Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) has made an early decision to cancel its Sunday afternoon dinghy frostbite series in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Met Eireann say South to southwest winds will reach gale force later today on all Irish coasts…
Phelan & Leddy (RS 400) chase down the Fireballs
Fifty-eight boats took to the water for the first Frostbite Sunday of December, which for a lot of people is the trigger for the countdown to Christmas, writes Cormac Bradley. From Friday afternoon this column’s favoured web-based weather forecasting site…

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