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Royal St. George Yacht Club (RSt.GYC), Dun Laoghaire News and Updates
Radial sailor Johnny Durcan from Royal Cork alongside his coach–boat before a race at this summer's Laser Radial Youth Worlds in Dun Laoghaire. Durcan is among the talented Junior All Ireland Championships line–up in Schull, West Cork tomorrow
Tomorrow's All Ireland Junior sailing championships looks like it will get off to a wet and windy start for the 16–nominated junior sailing stars drawn from seven yacht clubs from around the country. The Under–18 championships is scheduled to race…
A busy Optimist start at the DBSC Junior September Series in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
This afternoon's DBSC racing inside Dun Laoghaire Harbour completed a busy a Junior September sailing series with winners announced in all classes. Royal St. George's Emma Williams was the winner on the 19–boat RS Feva class. The National Yacht Club's Hugh…
Jaguar sailed by Martin Byrne, Adam Winkelmann and Donal Small lead the Cantor Fitzgerald Dragon National Championships at Kinsale. Scroll down for photo gallery
Royal St. George's Jaguar sailed by Martin Byrne, Adam Winkelmann and Donal Small lead the Cantor Fitzgerald Dragon National Championships at Kinsale Yacht Club after three races sailed writes Bob Bateman. The Dun Laoghaire crew lead by four points from Kinsale locals Cameron…
Royal Cork Admiral John Roche presents the overall Munster  trophy to Tom Higgins
Royal St. George Yacht Club Optimist sailor Tom Higgins continued his successful season at last weekend's Munster Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club. The Dublin Bay youth sailor finished the six race series on 14 points, three–points clear of the…
Firefly team racing action at the Royal St. George Yacht Club Elmo Trophy Regatta
Ten team racing teams, comprising many of the country’s top youth sailors, competed for the second Elmo Trophy in the Royal St George Yacht Club last weekend. A windy forecast for Sunday meant for a long day on Saturday. Light…
Dragon Sailors Great–grandad Noel (92), Grandad Paul (66), grandson Rory (38) and great grandson Evan (2)
Proving sailing really is 'a sport for life' are four generations of the Maguire family from Dun Laoghaire, afloat on Dublin Bay recently in a Dragon keelboat. The Royal St. George Yacht Club clan were out for a day sail…
World Champs –  John Bertrand (AUS), representing the Royal Brighton Yacht Club, with crew Paul Blowers (GBR) and Ben Lamb (AUS)
The overall winner of the 2016 Etchells World Championship, hosted by the Royal London Yacht Club, is John Bertrand (AUS), representing the Royal Brighton Yacht Club, with a crew of Paul Blowers (GBR) and Ben Lamb (AUS). In 2nd is…
New boats to a classic design. On the waterfront at Clontarf, the IDRA 14 Wicked Sadie (left) and the Waldringfield Dragonfly Phoenix (right) are both 2016-completed to an O’Brien Kennedy design with its origins in 1938
A two-day celebration in a coastal suburb of Dublin to mark the 70th birthday of a 14ft One-Design sailing dinghy class may not seem an event of major significance in an island nation which can trace its recreational sailing history…
Juniors compete in DBSC's popular Sepetmber Series in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Junior September Series Results for 4 September 2016 Juniors - Laser 4.7 - 1. tom higgins (rsgyc), 2. ELLA HEMERYCK (NYC), 3. CLARE GORMAN (NYC) Juniors - Laser 4.7 - 1. ELLA HEMERYCK (NYC), 2. FINN…
Quarter Tonner Cartoon was the IRC 3 Winner of the MGM Boat Sponsored DBSC Cruiser Challenge
Quarter Tonner Cartoon from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the class three IRC winner of this weekend's MGM Boats sponsored DBSC Cruiser Challenge. In two days of very contrasting weather, the 14 divisions concluded this evening in light winds…
The All-Weather lifeboat was alongside for onboard tours all afternoon
Crowds tuned out in Dun Laoghaire this afternoon for the RNLI Station Open Day on the Carlise Pier. Lifeboat tours ran from 11.30am to 4pm. The Irish Coast Guard Rescue Helicopter 116 landed on the Carlisle Pier in an SAR demonstration…
Royal St George YC's Chris Arrowsmith, David Cahill and Colin Galavan competing in yesterday's SB20 Worlds at Cascais
There were some great results from the four boat Irish SB20 team in Cascais, Portugal yesterday and another good day in prospect today could see an Irish team finish in the top third of the SB20 World Championships. Royal Cork…
75 Moths competed at the UK Nationals, including two Irish boats
Alistair Kissane of Howth Yacht Club has finished in the top half of the UK's Moth Championships sailed at Portland Harbour. Kissane, who finished 34th, was one of two Irish in the 73–boat fleet. Royal St. George's Jim Devlin was 52nd.…
calypso leads in race 3 of the International 12 Footer & Dublin Bay Sailing Club 12 Footer Irish Championship
With so much interest in single handed Olympic sailing, it is appropriate that the 12–footers had their Irish championships a week after Annalise’s success in Rio at the Royal St. George Yacht Club. The 12–footers were used for the Olympic…
Silver sailor – Annalise Murphy launches Howth Yacht Club's long running Autumn league in partnership with MSL Park Motors Mercedes-Benz. The first race is on September 10th
Howth Yacht Club's Autumn league will run for six Saturdays and commences September 10th (with a break for one week on Oct 1st), this will be the 37th year of Howth's end-of-season premier keelboat racing event. The racing is expected…
Tom Higgins of the Royal St. George Yacht Club
Counting four race wins in a ten race series, recently crowned British open Optimist Champion Tom Higgins of the Royal St. George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire added the Irish title in Lough Derg YC on Friday. With a scoreline…

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