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Howth Yacht Club (HYC) Sailing News
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…
Howth Yacht Club Sailors on World Match Racing Tour
#wmrt – The World Match Racing Tour sees a new expanded schedule for the 2015/16 Season. The tour now consists of two levels of competition. Along with the usual 7 World Championship events the tour now includes a number of…
Howth to Drogheda Yacht Challenge Revival
#hyc – Howth YC Cruiser Classes are invited to race in Howth to Drogheda Yacht Challenge in conjunction with the Irish Maritime Festival and Drogheda Port. Howth Yacht Club has announced the revival of a once traditional race for all…
Howth Yacht Club Predicts Big Lambay Race Turnout
#lambay – Howth Yacht Club is forecasting a bumper turnout for its Lambay Race. With less than three weeks to go before Howth Yacht Club's annual regatta, the Lambay Races are already attracting strong entries and event chairman James Markey…
At Last! June 6th – A Clear Day For Howth's Lambay Yacht Race
#hyc – The 2015 sailing of Howth Yacht Club's one-hundred-and-eleven-year-old annual Lambay Race will see a new major sponsor in the form of Davy Stockbrokers. And for the first time in many years, its date of Saturday 6th June has…
Howth Yacht Club's Lambay Race Spreads its Historic Net
#lambayrace – Howth Yacht Club's annual Lambay Race has developed over the years into the premier sailing celebration of the coast of Fingal writes W M Nixon. Indeed, there are few places in Ireland which can offer such a beautifully straightforward…
Howth Yacht Club Sign Up New Lambay Race Sponsor
#hyc – With a little more than six weeks to go before the longstanding annual keelboat regatta, Howth Yacht Club has announced Davy Group as sponsors of the event. The Lambay Races affords skippers and crew of cruisers and one-design…
Final of Howth Yacht Club Spring Warmer Series Heralds SB20 Easterns
#hyc – The final weekend of Howth Yacht Club's Key Capital Spring Warmer series provided another cracking days sailing yesterday writes Daragh Sheridan of HYC. There was a little less breeze than the previous weekend but there was no fall…
SB20s Warm-up for Howth Yacht Club Eastern Championships
#hyc – The second weekend of Howth Yacht Club's Spring Warmer series provided conditions in complete contrast to the previous week's light airs, with very strong winds testing the competitors and boats throughout the two races. Whilst it was a…
Checkmate off To a Winning Start at Howth Yacht Club Spring Warmer
#hyc – Competitors at the Key Capital Spring Warmer series in Howth Yacht Club were treated to glorious sunshine on the opening weekend of the season but unfortunately for all, the wind gods weren't as generous writes Daragh Sheridan. In…

Howth Yacht Club is the largest members sailing club in Ireland, with over 1,700 members. The club welcomes inquiries about membership - see top of this page for contact details.

Howth Yacht Club (HYC) is 125 years old. It operates from its award-winning building overlooking Howth Harbour that houses office, bar, dining, and changing facilities. Apart from the Clubhouse, HYC has a 250-berth marina, two cranes and a boat storage area. In addition. its moorings in the harbour are serviced by launch.

The Club employs up to 31 staff during the summer and is the largest employer in Howth village and has a turnover of €2.2m.

HYC normally provides an annual programme of club racing on a year-round basis as well as hosting a full calendar of International, National and Regional competitive events. It operates a fleet of two large committee boats, 9 RIBs, 5 J80 Sportboats, a J24 and a variety of sailing dinghies that are available for members and training. The Club is also growing its commercial activities afloat using its QUEST sail and power boat training operation while ashore it hosts a wide range of functions each year, including conferences, weddings, parties and the like.

Howth Yacht Club originated as Howth Sailing Club in 1895. In 1968 Howth Sailing Club combined with Howth Motor Yacht Club, which had operated from the West Pier since 1935, to form Howth Yacht Club. The new clubhouse was opened in 1987 with further extensions carried out and more planned for the future including dredging and expanded marina facilities.

HYC caters for sailors of all ages and run sailing courses throughout the year as part of being an Irish Sailing accredited training facility with its own sailing school.

The club has a fully serviced marina with berthing for 250 yachts and HYC is delighted to be able to welcome visitors to this famous and scenic area of Dublin.

New applications for membership are always welcome and can be accessed through its official website.

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