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RIYC Weather conference (from left) Daryl Hughes, organiser of the event, Professor Ray Bates( adjunct Professor of Meteorology U.C.D.) Dr Conor Sweeney ( IMS and U.C.D.), Evelyn Cusack , Met Eireann, Declan Murphy( President IMS), Captain Colm Newport( Dublin Port Company) and Pat Shannon ( Vice Commodore RIYC)
The day-long Weather and Sailing Conference at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire today is the first of its kind to be held in Ireland. Attracting a large audience, the line-up of speakers at the yacht club draws on highly-qualified…
Royal Irish Welcomes ‘Hero’ Canadian Ambassador As International Guest Speaker
The Royal Irish Yacht Club looks forward to welcoming Kevin Vickers, the Canadian Ambassador to Ireland, as its international guest speaker at a dinner next Friday 9 November. Ambassador Vickers has served as Ambassador of Canada to Ireland since January…
A Festive Selection For Christmas At The Royal Irish Yacht Club
The Royal Irish Yacht Club has released its 2018 Christmas brochure, detailing events planned for the upcoming festive season. Clubhouse dining options begin on Saturday 1 December and include a family lunch on Sunday 9, and a special seven-course ‘Taste…
Incoming Chairman Michael Boyd (centre) with Peter Wykeham-Martin and Alp Doguoglu pictured at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire
Representatives of the International Rating Certificate (IRC) met in Dun Laoghaire for two days of debate and discussion at the beginning of October. The IRC Technical Committee agreed on a number of developments for 2019 as a result of research…
Involved to the end. The late Fred Espey in his eighties, fulfilling his longtime role as President and Chairman of the Sandycove Bathers Association. In addition to his many sailing roles, he was a lifelong swimmer at the Forty Foot, and an experienced diver
Fred Espey of Dun Laoghaire, who has died aged 85, was best-known in sailing as Commodore of the Royal Irish Yacht Club from 2001 to 2004, the culmination of many years of service to the club in a variety of…
Peter Beamish's Camira, of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, won three of six races to win the Irish title
Peter Beamish and his crew on Camira have beaten defending champion Jean Mitton's Levana to win the 2018 Beneteau 31.7 National Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Beamish, of the host club, won three of four races on Saturday to…
Peter Beamish's Camira has a six-point overnight lead at the Beneteau 31.7 National Championships
With three wins from four races, Peter Beamish's Camira from the host club has established a six-point overnight lead at the Beneteau 31.7 National Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club on Dublin Bay. Racing initially this morning in gusty north-westerly…
An expected 13-boat Beneteau 31.7 fleet will race a six race series from the RIYC this weekend for national championship honours
Jean Mitton's Levana of the Royal St. George Yacht Club will defend her Beneteau 31.7 National Championship title at the Royal Irish Yacht Club this weekend on Dublin Bay. An expected 13-boat fleet will race a six race series. Four on Saturday…
Royal Irish Ladies Make A Day Of It On Dublin Bay
#RIYC - The women of the Royal Irish Yacht Club filled four 1720s for two great races on Dublin Bay as part of the club’s Ladies Race last Friday 27 July. Conditions were challenging with gusts of up to 25…
J109 Jigamaree (Ronan Harris) from the host club competing in the Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin RIYC regatta on Dublin Bay
2018 marked a big year for the Royal Irish Yacht Club's Regatta with the announcement that Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin has come aboard as title sponsor of the event, a shot in the arm for the waterfront regatta scene at…
From left to right RIYC Commodore Joe Costello, Denise Rigney and Pat Rigney (RIYC Regatta sponsors and owners of Drumshambo Gunpowder Irish Gin) which is distilled in the shed distillery in Leitrim
The stately Royal Irish Yacht Club is in busy form these days writes W M Nixon. Yesterday evening (Wednesday), Commodore Joe Costello hosted a reception to give a fair wind to the sponsorship by Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin of this…
The perfect setting for a summer party – the Royal Irish YC in Dun Laoghaire will be hosting its Annual Regatta on Saturday June 30th, while at the same time sending off a very competitive club contingent in the Volvo Round Ireland race at Wicklow.
The busy and hospitable Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire is set to pull off a remarkable double act on Saturday, June 30th writes W M Nixon. As this is an even year, there’s no biennial five-day Volvo Dun…
Powering along – Andrew Algeo steered Juggerknot to East Coast victory on Dublin Bay
Andrew Alego's powerful Juggerknot crew took their first J109 Championship victory on Dublin Bay today as they swept to a two–point win at the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Dublin Bay sailor Algeo, of the host club, emerged on top over four…
British Olympic Sailing trialist Saskia Tidey (left) has been awarded RIYC's 'Helm/Boat of the Year Award' by her Dun Laoghaire club
The Royal Irish Yacht Club awarded British Olympic Sailing trialist Saskia Tidey its 'Helm/Boat of the Year Award' at its recent RIYC Sailing Awards that took place in the Dun Laoghaire Club on Saturday, 27th January 2018. The Dun Laoghaire sailor…

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