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Howth Yacht Club (HYC) Sailing News
Blue Skies for Dinghy Supplies Howth Frostbites
The first race of the 2009/2010 Howth Yacht Club Frostbites was started with blue skies and an inviting 10kt northwesterly. This was a welcome relief after the 38kt squall which caused sailing to be abandoned on the water the previous…
First Frostbites Approaching Howth Yacht Club
Paul McMahon, current Irish No. 1 ranked Laser sailor, will be the favourite as the first race of the Howth Yacht Club Frosbites approaches this Sunday. Chasing Paul for the prestigious Rowan Cup will be relative newcomer Ronan Cull, currently…
Howth Yacht Club Autumn League Finishes on a High
It is often said that some the best sailing weather seems to be reserved for each year's Autumn League at Howth Yacht Club and after five very good Sundays, the fleet was not to be disappointed for the finale, with…
27th Howth Yacht Club Laser Frostbites
Dust off that Laser parked in the corner of your front garden and get down to Howth Yacht Club for November 1st! Howth has the biggest and longest running Laser Winter sailing series in the country. Racing starts at 11am…
HYC League Still Blessed with Sunshine
Tight finishes both on the water and on handicap were the order of the day for the penultimate sailing of this year’s Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League which was again blessed with fine conditions, with a pleasant 12-16 knot westerly…
Howth Yacht Club to host European J24 Championships
Howth Yacht Club has been awarded the rights to host the J24 European Championship in 2011 by the International J24 Class Association at its World Council Meeting (WCM) in Malmo, Sweden, last weekend. The Club was invited to make the…
Good racing conditions continue as discards kick in
Another Sunday notable for fine sailing weather, with westerly winds of over 10 knots gusting stronger (but with plenty of holes too) and a few class leaders thankful for the introduction of discards as they recorded their worst race results…
Barafundle takes second Howth Yacht Club win
In class one, Matt Davis’s Barafundle from Skerries continues to upset the odds to win again in Howth Yacht Club on IRC. Full results for this afternoon's race four over the fold: HYC AUTUMN LEAGUE, RACE 4/10/2009. Class 1 IRC…
More wind, same good conditions for HYC Race 3
The half-way stage of this year’s Howth Yacht Club Autumn League was reached in stronger westerly winds than were originally forecast although the conditions certainly met with the competitors’ approval for the third successive Sunday. A light force 2 breeze…
Pot Black in pocket for Squibs at Howth Yacht Club
Wins spread all across the classes in fresh conditions at Howth Yacht Club's Sunday Autumm League Race. Full results over the fold. HYC AUTUMN LEAGUE, RACE 4/10/2009. Class 1 IRC – 1 Barafundle, M. Davis, SSC, 2 Tiger, Hughes/Harris, HYC,…
Sunburn is Class Two Winner at Howth Yacht Club
Ian Byrne's Sunburn was the Class 2 IRC winner in today's third round of Howth YC's Autumn league sailing. For full results click read more: HOWTH YACHT CLUB AUTUMN LEAGUE (RACE) 27/09/2009 Class 1 IRC: 1, Barafundle M Davis SSC;…
Mumbo No. 1 for Class 1 IRC at HYC
Howth Yacht Club's Autumn League is coming along a treat, with lots of close-fought competition and near shaves. Dermot Cronin's Mumbo took first and third in Class 1 IRC and Class 1 Echo respectively, while Dave Clarke's Harlequin dominated both…
Clarke wins in Howth Yacht Club Harlequin
Dave Clarke's Harlequin won the Puppeteer division of the second Howth Autumn League Race race thisd morning. Second was Terry Harvey in No Strings with Neil Murphy's Yellow Peril third. For all the results click 'read more' HOWTH YACHT CLUB…
Light Airs for First HYC Autumn race
Autumn league – race Number 1: The weather forecast for the first race in the 2009 Howth Yacht Club Autumn League, jointly sponsored by Crystal Holidays, Irish Life Investment Managers and Today FM, was as accurate as it gets –…
Howth Yacht Club Autumn League starts this Sunday
The 2009 Howth Yacht Club Autumn League is scheduled to start its 30th year this Sunday, September 13th. With the forecasters predicting better weather than we’ve had all summer, it represents an ideal opportunity to get some excellent end-of-season racing.…
Mini Wednesday results from Howth Yacht Club
HOWTH YACHT CLUB – SEPTEMBER MINI WEDNESDAY (RACE) 2/9/2009. Class 1 IRC – 1 Tiger, Hughes/Harris, 2 Makutu, Doyle/Others, 3 Crazy Horse, A. Chambers. Class 1 HPH – 1 Makutu, Doyle/Others, 2 Tiger, 3 Crazy Horse. Class 2 IRC –…

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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