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Howth Yacht Club (HYC) Sailing News
Howth Yacht Club's Lambay Race on Target for Big Entry
Howth Yacht Club’s annual regatta – the Lambay Race – on Saturday 12th June is on target to reach last year’s entry of some 140 boats, according to Regatta Chairman James Markey.“Our entries to date have broken the 50 mark,”…
Oona Sets Light Air Pace in Howth Yacht Club
Oona (P. Courtney) continued to set the pace at Howth Yacht Club racing last night with a win in the scratch division of the Howth 17 class. Winds were light but sufficient for racing. Second was Leila (R Cooper) and Rosemary…
Howth YC put Sailfleet J80s in the Family Way
Howth Yacht Club continue to put their time with the ISA Sailfleet J80s to innovative use with a regatta pitting Howth's top sailing families against each other in a one-design race-off series over the weekend. The HYC Family Sailing Championships…
Junior Race Training in HYC on J80s
Sixty-four of Howth Yacht Club's junior sailors were treated to an evening of race training in the ISA Sailfleet J80s on a fresh Monday evening, under the guidance of Laura Dillon.  A host of support vessels and RIBs facilitated the…
HYC use Twitter & Ustream for live event coverage
Howth Yacht Club continue to march ahead as early adopters of new media, streaming details from their HYC Helmsman's Championships in real-time over the web. Using a combination of live tweets from Twitter and streaming vide on UStream (courtesy of…
Electro to Sponsor Howth Yacht Club Lambay Races
The annual Howth Yacht Club Lambay Race - Howth Regatta - is to be called the Electro Lambay Race following confirmation of sponsorship by Electro Automation Group, widely regarded as Ireland's premier automation specialist and an international leader in such…
Pinocchio Out in Front in Howth Yacht Club
Noel Davidson's Puppeteer Pinocchio emerged as winner of Tuesday night's Howth Yacht Club race with Cloud 9 (C Feeley) second and Enigma, D. Butler third.  HOWTH YACHT CLUB TUE + SAT  SERIES 1 (RACE) 11/05/2010  17 Footer  SCRATCH:  1, Rita…
New Adult Sail Training Programme in Howth
The country's biggest club, Howth Yacht Club, has launched an adult Sail Training Programme to introduce beginners to the sport at the north Dublin Club. The course also allows newcomers to avail of all Howth Yacht Club's facilities for  €240. The…
Fowler wins Investwise HYC Open
Andrew Fowler took his first win in a truncated weekend of match racing, dominating a light and tricky Sunday of racing in Howth Yacht Club for the Investwise.ie Dublin Match Race Open. With Saturday's sailing canned due to high winds…
Howth Yacht Club Celebrates Successful Spring Warmer Series
A highly successful 6-race Spring Warmer One-Design Sailing Series concluded at Howth Yacht Club on Saturday 24th April, having attracted 42 boats in four classes which experienced widely varying conditions over the three weekends of the event. The light winds…
Sonic Zoom Wins HYC's Spring Warmer Series
As the class Easterns sailing kicked off across the bay in Dun Laoghaire, Howth Yacht Club's Spring Warmer series ended and Sonic Zoom (Ryan/White) were announced overall winners after a finale off Lambay island today. Results from the event are…
CityJet North & East Coast Club Championships is Announced
The challenge to find the top club racing team on the North & East Coasts is on, with the news that Howth Yacht Club is to host the inaugural CityJet North & East Coast Club Championships on April 24/25 on…
Lambay Rules HYC OK
Lambay Rules was the winner of Howth Yacht Club's Spring Warmer Series in the Etchell's class. Second was Kootamundra and third Jabberwocky. Click 'Read More' for results. SPRING WARMER SAILING SERIES (O'ALL) 10/04/2010 Etchells: 1, Lambay Rules Quinn/Dillon HYC (3.00);…
Afloat.ie: McMahon Out in Front in Howth Yacht Club
Laser ace Paul McMahon was top of Howth Yacht Club's Winter league in near perfect-but chilly-conditions earlier today. Results over the fold: HOWTH YACHT CLUB.  LASER FROSTBITE SPRING (RACE) 03/01/2010   LASER STANDARD:  1, Paul McMahon;  2, Alan Carr;  3, Alistair…
Afloat.ie: Close Racing at End of Howth Yacht Club Frostbites
After missing four out of six races due to gale force winds in November and early December, it was decided to run two races on the final day of the Howth Yacht Club Laser Frostbites Series 1. With Santa arriving…
Afloat.ie: Last Race in HYC Frostbite Series
Howth Yacht Club's well-attended Laser Frostbite series ended yesterday in bracing weather, where Paul McMahon took first in both Laser Standard and Laser Standard Apprentice. Further Sailing results over the fold. Howth Yacht Club – Laser Frostbite Winter Series Overall…

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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