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HYC outgoing Commodore Berchmans Gannon (left) presents the office holder’s burgee to incoming Commodore Joe McPeake
The 121-year-old Howth Yacht Club, which has one of the largest yacht or sailing club memberships in the country, saw Joe McPeake succeed Berchmans Gannon unopposed as Commodore at a very well-attended Annual General Meeting in the club on Thursday…
Having now completed four races, a discard now applies at Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League
Following the cancellation of two days racing in mid-series due to adverse weather, this year's MSL Park Motors Mercedes-Benz Autumn League competitors enjoyed two races this Saturday, affording the competing teams a real opportunity to challenge the leaders in all…
Howth Yacht Club's Team 'Ireland's Eye Kilcullen' Graduate from the K25 Squad in Style
Whatever about all the other sailing around Howth Yacht Club, there are few who would dispute that one of the biggest HYC stories this year is the success of this J24 team. Following their unprecedented success over the past months…
Class 2 of Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League includes the club's newest assets, where up to five HYC J80s and Dominic O'Keefe's J80 'Graduate' from RIYC in Dun Laoghaire will compete
Howth Yacht Club's 37th year of its Autumn League begins this Saturday at 2:30pm and repeats each Saturday (with the exception of October 1st) until the final day on the 22nd of October.  As the entries to Howth Yacht Club's…
Shane Diviney
Afloat.ie caught up again with Howth Yacht Club's Shane Diviney, the only Irish sailor racing on the Extreme Sailing Series in Russia where the pro match-racer is onboard Gazprom Team Russia instead of his regular China One team. You are…
Silver sailor – Annalise Murphy launches Howth Yacht Club's long running Autumn league in partnership with MSL Park Motors Mercedes-Benz. The first race is on September 10th
Howth Yacht Club's Autumn league will run for six Saturdays and commences September 10th (with a break for one week on Oct 1st), this will be the 37th year of Howth's end-of-season premier keelboat racing event. The racing is expected…
The Mermaid championship concluded in a blow in Howth Yacht Club at the weekend
The Howth Yacht Club hosted the Classic One-Design Regatta - incorporating the National Championships of the Dublin Bay Mermaid and Howth 17 Footer classes. Download Mermaid results below. Even before you could see them, the vapour of varnish bumbled over…
Paddy Gregory and Don Breen's First 34.7 'Flashback' took the IRC White Sail prize
Strong winds only added to the enjoymen in this year's Howth Yacht Club Gibney Classic on Saturday writes Brian Turvey. One of the largest cruiser–racer fleets in many years contested this always anticipated annual event, where the race itself is…
Friday's ICRA National Championships at Howth is likely to produce a rerun of tight competition between J109s for the class one title as was the case between (above) Storm and Joker II at last year's Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
With just three days to the start of the ICRA National Championships, Saturday's annual Lambay Race at Howth Yacht Club on the same race track provided a last minute form guide. Current forecasts reveal a similar sub ten–knot wind for…
“The most unspoilt coastline in all Ireland” – the Howth 17s Aura and Pauline in the annual race round Lambay, where the coastline remains pristine despite being less than a dozen miles from Dublin city centre
#LambayRace - Howth Yacht Club’s annual Lambay Race, which goes back at least as far as 1904 and maybe even further, is set to make the best of the current spell of summer weather this Saturday 4 June, writes WM…
Howth Yacht Club Crowns Royal Cork 1720 As Sportsboat Cup Champ
After three days of champagne sailing at Howth Yacht Club it was consistency in the largest fleet of the regatta that crowned Clive O'Shea and Tom Durcan's "T-Bone" as the 2016 Sportsboat Cup Overall Champion! The Crosshaven team topped the…
The SB20s will be the biggest class in the new Howth Sportsboat Cup championship which starts on Friday
Howth may like to think of itself as the Dingle of the East Coast writes W M Nixon, but for the next three days from Friday June 27th, the Fingal peninsular port is taking aboard a distinct West Cork complexion…
Racing will begin each day at midday so there will be time to enjoy a leisurely breakfast and blow off the cobwebs each morning
With just six weeks to go until the second Howth Yacht Club Sportsboat Cup, enthusiasm is building. Seven fleets are signed up to race over three days at the end of May on two race courses. Richard Kissane and his…
Dublin Bay SB20 Sin Bin winners collect their prizes at the Howth Yacht Club prizegiving. Scroll down for more prizegiving photos
The 2016 Spring Warmer series came to a conclusion at Howth Yacht Club on Saturday. The event was once again sponsored by Key Capital Private. The final Saturday felt more like a Frostbite morning with temperatures at about 2 degrees…
SB20 champion Michael O'Connor on 'Sin Bin' from DBSC is racing at the HYC Spring Warmer Series
The latest half tonner in to Howth Yacht Club a Corby design called Kodachi will debut at the North Dublin Club's Key Capital Private Spring Warmer Series this Saturday. The traditional season opener is being run over two Saturdays this year, with four…
The 41st running of Howth Yacht Club’s Laser Frostbites came to a conclusion this morning
The 41st running of Howth Yacht Club’s Laser Frostbites came to a conclusion this morning on a cold, sunny day with a light Westerly breeze. The absence of current Laser national champion Ronan Cull, the winner of the last few…

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