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Howth Yacht Club (HYC) Sailing News
Big Westerly Winds for Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League
#hyc – Big westerly winds and a flat sea were the features of the third race of Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League this Sunday. Many of the crews decided to stay ashore this week, following forecasts giving varying wind strengths…
Kelly's Storm Takes Decisive Victory At Howth Autumn League
#hyc – Another afternoon of fresh winds provided 118 boats with testing racing conditions for Howth Yacht Club's second weekend of Autumn League racing. A consistent south-easterly wind afforded the race management teams the opportunity of setting long race courses…
Kelly Storms to First Race Win at Howth's Autumn League
#hyc – Boat of the year, Pat Kelly's J109 'Storm', reveled in lively conditions to take first place in Class 1 IRC of Howth's Autumn league yesterday, but had to share the honours for the ECHO prize with the Reilly-Chambers…
Howth Yacht Club (HYC) Autumn League Race One (16/9/12)
#hyc – HOWTH YACHT CLUB (HYC) AUTUMN LEAGUE (RACE) 16/09/2012 Class 1 IRC: 1, Storm P Kelly HYC/RSC; 2, Crazy Horse Chambers/Reilly HYC; 3, Equinox R McDonald HYC; Class 1 ECHO: 1=, Crazy Horse Chambers/Reilly HYC; 1=, Storm P Kelly…
Howth's Autumn League starts on Sunday 16th
Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League, sponsored this year by Beshoff Motors, gets its six-race schedule underway this Sunday (September 16th) morning, with over 100 entries in nine classes expected on the two starting lines. As in previous years, the White…
Howth Yacht Club Prepares for Autumn League
#autumnleague – Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League, which is expected to attract over 130 entries, starts next Sunday 16th September and runs for six weeks until late October. Racing will be provided for 10 classes - five cruiser classes and…
Cork duo top 420 Nationals at Howth
#420 – The Aqua Restaurant-sponsored 420 National Championships sailed at Howth Yacht Club over the August Bank Holiday Weekend were won in impressive style by the young Royal Cork YC pairing of Patrick Crosbie and Grattan Roberts who took the…
ISAF Youth Pair Lead 420 Nationals at Howth Yacht Club
#420dinghy – Ireland's ISAF Youth Worlds competitors from July Patrick Crosbie and Grattan Roberts are the top of the 420 National championships fleet as the regatta enters the final stages off Howth today. The Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) pairing…
RS Nationals set for Howth in August
The RS Class National Championships – incorporating the RS Feva, RS200 and RS400 divisions – will be hosted by Howth Yacht Club from August 17th-19th, with a schedule of 10 races for each class on courses set by PRO David…
'Pirate Adventure' for Special Needs Kids at Howth Yacht Club
#HOWTH YACHT CLUB - Children's charity Variety Ireland celebrated the return of its 'Boat for Hope' event at Howth Yacht Club at the weekend. Almost 60 vessels of all shapes and sizes were used to bring special needs children and…
Eclipse is Top Yacht in Puppeteer Howth Yacht Club Race
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. TUESDAY SERIES 3 (RACE) 17/07/2012 Puppeteer SCRATCH: 1, Eclipse A & R Hegarty; 2, Blue Velvet C & K Kavanagh; 3, Harlequin Clarke/Egan; Puppeteer HPH: 1, Eclipse A & R Hegarty; 2, Ghosty Ned D Harkin; 3,…
Howth Yacht Club Sailing Results for Tuesday July 3 2012
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. TUE + SAT SERIES 2 (RACE) 03/07/2012 17 Footer SCRATCH: 1, Oona P Courtney; 2, Rita Curley/Lynch; 3, Isobel B & C Turvey; 17 Footer HCAP: 1, Oona P Courtney; 2, Rosemary Curley/Jones; 3, Anita Cassidy/Faherty TUESDAY…
Isobel Sails to a Win in Howth YC Race
#hyc – HOWTH YACHT CLUB. TUE + SAT SERIES 2 (RACE) 19/06/2012 17 Footer SCRATCH: 1, Isobel B & C Turvey; 2, Oona P Courtney; 3, Rita Curley/Lynch; 17 Footer HCAP: 1, Isobel B & C Turvey; 2, Rosemary Curley/Jones;…
New Video on Howth Yacht Club's 2012 Lambay Race
#lambayrace – Following the success of the First 31.7, Bluefin Two (Bernie Bryson & Mia Delaney) from Dun Laoghaire who won the Lambay Lady  a week ago, race sponsors ITC have produced a short five minute video of the 116th…
Storm Takes Another IRC Win off Howth
#hyc – HOWTH YACHT CLUB. WEDNESDAY SERIES 2 (RACE) 13/06/2012 Class 1 IRC: 1, Storm P Kelly; 2, Crazy Horse Chambers/Reilly; 3, Trinculo M Fleming; Class 1 HPH: 1, Crazy Horse Chambers/Reilly; 2, Storm P Kelly; 3, Trinculo M Fleming;…
'Northside Dragon' Wins Etchells Yacht Race off Howth
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. TUE + SAT SERIES 2 (RACE) 12/06/2012 17 Footer SCRATCH: 1, Oona P Courtney; 2, Rita Curley/Lynch; 3, Deilginis Deilginis Group; 17 Footer HCAP: 1, Rosemary Curley/Jones; 2, Oona P Courtney; 3, Rita Curley/Lynch TUESDAY SERIES 2…

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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