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#HYC - Howth Yacht Club has posted a draft letter for all club members and harbour users to send to their public representatives highlighting the urgent need to dredge Howth Harbour. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, levels of silt build-up…
Model Yacht Racers finally got a nice day yesterday, Sunday 10th January with a gentle breeze and a fresh but not too cold day in Howth YC for our first racing day of 2016 writes Gilbert Louis.We had all the…
#HYC - Howth Yacht Club's 2015 AGM concluded last Thursday night (10 December) with the appointment of Commodore Berchmans Gannon and the new general committee. The commodore outlined his plans for the year ahead including the modernisation of the club's…
Howth Yacht Club's Aoife Hopkins got in her final race practice at the local frostbite racing before heading off to Rio this week for the first Olympic Laser trial event to decide whether she or Annalise Murphy represents Ireland at…
Next month marks Howth Yacht Club's 120th anniversary and the north Dublin club are marking the important occasion with an inaugural 'Boyd Ball' on Saturday the 14th November. The dinner will be a black tie affair and commences with a…
On Saturday Howth Yacht Club celebrated the completion of one of its most successful Autumn Leagues, managing to complete the full series of six consecutive races for the second year in a row. One hundred keelboats entered this year's MSL…
Five out of five races have been sailed for Autumn League competitors in the MSL Park Motors Mercedes Benz Autumn League  at Howth Yacht Club. With all races now completed by the competing classes, hopes are high that this year's event…
After what might prove to be the last of the mild autumnal weather for the MSL Park Motors Mercedes Benz Autumn League in Howth Yacht Club this weekend, the completion of the fourth race in this series means that a…
Glorious sunshine and a balmy southerly breeze greeted the cruiser classes for this week's MSL Park Motors Autumn League race at Howth Yacht Club. Five racing classes enjoyed the opportunity to race around Lambay Island in what was a 'combination event'…
The first race of this year’s Howth Yacht Club MSL Park Motors Mercedes Benz sponsored Autumn League turned out to be a firm ‘shake-down’ for many of the competitors and their boats this Saturday. The overnight gales had subsided in…
Howth Dinghy Regatta Finds A Breeze For Record Fleet
#hyc – Despite calms to the south of the Liffey, the annual Howth Dinghy Regatta on Sunday found breezes to cope well with the spring tides, and the fleet of 120 boats (a clear record for recent years) had excellent excellent racing…
Howth Yacht Club Launches 2015 Autumn League
#hyc – Howth Yacht Club has announced MSL Park Motors Mercedes-Benz are once again to be event partners and principal sponsors of this year's Autumn League. Running for six consecutive Saturdays and commencing September 12th, this will be the 36th year of…
Howth Yacht Club Sailing Vid Features Seventeens & Squibs
#Jonathan Wormald's sailing video at Howth brings back yesterday's summer sun shine with beautiful aerial views of the Howth 17s and Squibs sailing in Howth Sound.
Howth Yacht Club Boat Mustang Sally Wins Cowes Week – Yes! She Does!
#cowesweek – In the ownership of Peter Wilson of Howth two decades ago, the Corby 36 Mustang Sally was one of the most successful racing yachts in Ireland writes W M Nixon. When she first made the scene for the…
Leila Wins Howth 17 Championships
#howth17 – An eminent sailing scribe once suggested that the Howth Yacht Club's historical keelboat class defied physics by proving that friction actually creates energy and Saturday's Howth 17 National Championships compounded that observation once again. The cancellation of the…
Howth's Lambay Race Cancelled Due to Strong Winds
#hyc – Disappointment in Howth Yacht Club this afternoon after the cancellation of its eagerly anticipated Lambay race was scrubbed because of strong westerly winds. The Howth fixture is the second major sailing fixture in the Capital's waters to fall…

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