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Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) has published details of the 2021 edition of its annual Kish Race on Dublin Bay next weekend. The popular round Kish and back race will take place on Sunday, 19th September with the first…
A fleet of eight Shipmans contested the 2021 Nationals at the DMYC
John Masterson's Curraglas of the National Yacht Club is 2021 Shipman Irish National Championship winner after a four-race series at Dun Laoghaire Harbour this weekend. RStGYC's Viking (Fergus Mason and Colm Duggan) was second overall. Third was clubmate Alain Deladiennee's in Poppy.  Masterson…
The Beneteau 31.7 class will race for championships honours at the National Yacht Club from July 2-4
Although Ireland's biggest regatta was cancelled next month due to the ongoing uncertainty over Covid, some positive news for Dublin Bay sailing is that eight of the 11 regional and national championships that were to run as part of the Volvo…
Barry McCartin leads a coaching session with the Fireball dinghy class at the DMYC in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Eight Fireball teams participated in an intensive coaching session at the DMYC with Barry McCartin at the weekend. The Dun Laoghaire Harbour based coaching was as intensive as training gets with a huge variety of conditions from near calm to…
DMYC has srubbed its inaugural Dinghy Christmas Cracker
A DMYC Committee meeting held this weekend has decided to abandon plans for its inaugural Christmas Dinghy Challenge at Dun Laoghaire Harbour.  As Afloat previously reported, the event was scheduled in anticipation of the lifting of Level 3 restrictions this weekend…
Dinghy sailing may return to Dun Laoghaire Harbour this Christmas in a new DMYC event
The Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC) has its “Christmas Cracker” dinghy series, in anticipation of the amended Level 3 Restrictions due to take effect on 18th December, to give all East Coast dinghy sailors a chance to “pull in…
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…