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Sailing In Dublin Adds First 31.7 ‘Mayfly’ To Its Fleet For Members & Guests

16th September 2019
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The boat-sharing club’s new First 31.7, Mayfly, was purchased earlier this year The boat-sharing club’s new First 31.7, Mayfly, was purchased earlier this year

Boat-sharing club Sailing In Dublin (SID) has a new addition to its fleet of keelboats and dinghies, with a First 31.7 now available for use by members and guest sailors, writes Nick Miller.

Mayfly was bought by the Dun Laoghaire club earlier this year and is being used for day sails, short cruises and racing.

Dublin has a large and growing fleet of First 31.7s and Mayfly is already a hit with SID’s members.

They have been familiarising themselves with the boat over the summer, including cruises to Wicklow and Carlingford, and it was entered in the Dun Laoghaire Regatta.

Mayfly is currently available to members and guests for day sails and short cruises, and will be entered in the Turkey Shoot later this year. It replaces the club’s Sigma 33, Obsession, which provided many years of racing and cruising.

Sailing In Dublin is a unique club which offers members unlimited use of its dinghies and keelboats for a small annual membership fee.

The focus is on being friendly, affordable and open to all. Members can take part in day sails or longer cruises — and can helm, crew and race — in dinghies or keelboats.

Membership has also been slashed to a new rate of €200 to the end of March 2020.

For more information see sailingindublin.ie, find us on Facebook at Sailing In Dublin Club, or call 083 309 2755.

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