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Finn Lynch in winning mode in Genoa
Dedicated Olympic solo sailor Finn Lynch (National Yacht Club) is “Sailor of the Month” for April on the strength of his closely-focused campaign towards qualifying for the 2020 Olympics. In three major international regattas during the first part of the…
Jamie McMahon leading in Cork Harbour
Jamie McMahon (Howth Yacht Club), put in a convincing performance at the Irish Youth Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club in the final weekend of April to emerge as Laser Radial overall champion, seeing off some determined challenges from a…
 Setting the scene: Mitsubishi’s popular environment-friendly Outlander PHEV on display at Howth Yacht Club last night with one of the vintage Howth 17s in company with an HYC J/80
Although it was announced back in January that Howth Yacht Club would be the 2019 holders of the Mitsubishi Motors Sailing Club of the Year trophy for 2019 after an outstandingly successful programme throughout 2018, in time-honoured fashion it wasn’t…
Chinook (Andrew Bradley) was the winner of the DBSC B211 One Design race
DBSC Results for 30/04/2019 Cruiser 3 Tuesday Echo: 1. Asterix, 2. Papytoo, 3. Grasshopper II Combined Cruisers Tuesday Echo: 1. Elandra, 2. Hot Cookie Sportsboat SptBt. Hcap: 1. Sea Jade, 2. Team INSS Ruffian: 1. Carmen, 2. Ruff Diamond B211…
Firefly team racing at the National Yacht Club
Dun Laoghaire's National Yacht Club will be hosting an open evening this Friday to showcase what they have on offer for sailors under the age of 30 writes Will Byrne. With the clubs fleet now including three J80s, four Elliott 6 metres…
The Subaru sponsored Flying Fifteen World Championships sets sail on Dublin Bay this September
With the Subaru Flying Fifteen World Championships combined with an International event and the Championships of Ireland, this September promises to be a festival of sailing on Dublin Bay hosted by the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. Preparations are…
International yacht racing judge Gordon Davies
The Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire is hosting an interactive session with Dublin Bay-based international race judge Gordon Davies on how you can best use the racing rules to your advantage. The rule guru and international jury chairman…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club Updates Dinghy Instructions & Course Cards For 2019
Dublin Bay Sailing Club’s dinghy instructions and course card for 2019 are available online as a handy two-page PDF file. With the hope of Laser 4.7s joining the club’s growing Laser fleet, revised start times have been instituted for Tuesday…
The start of a 2018 Masters Race on Dublin Bay
The 2019 Laser Master Nationals is to be held in Howth Yacht Club on 11th and 12th May, and another very competitive event is in store this year. Masters sailing has been going through a renaissance over the past few…
Irish Sailing President Jack Roy (left) with Radial winner Jamie McMahon and RCYC Admiral Pat Farnan. Scroll down for gallery of prizegiving photos
A Howth Yacht Club brother and sister Jamie and Eve McMahon emerged on top of the 200-plus entries at the Irish Sailing Youth Championships sailed in Cork over the weekend in five classes. Both were competing in the single-handed Laser…
Youth Sailing Titles Decided at Royal Cork Yacht Club
In Cork Harbour, five youth national sailing titles were decided at the four-day Irish Sailing Youth Championships hosted by the Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven though Storm Hannah disrupted the event programme writes Bob Bateman. Ferguson victory in 420 In…
The SB20s are heading to Howth for the first event of their 2019 season
The Irish SB20 fleet enjoyed a record year in 2018 seeing an incredibly strong showing of Irish talent at the European Championships on home waters last August, the height of performance being reached by Michael O’Connor’s Sin Bin claiming the…
Flags on the RCYC mast indicate the fate of racing on day two of the Irish Sailing Youth Championships
Today's second day of racing at the Irish Youth Sailing Championships was scrubbed in anticipation of the arrival of Storm Hannah at Royal Cork Yacht Club this morning. Optimist class racing, however, did go ahead on a sheltered race course on the…
Tight start in the first race of the 28-boat Laser Radials at the Irish Sailing Youth Nationals in Cork Harbour today. Scroll down for photo gallery
After a light and flukey start, Royal Cork Yacht Club sailed three races for 420s and Laser Radial classes in the first day of competition at the Irish Sailing Youth National Championships in Cork Harbour today writes Bob Bateman In the…
DBSC winner -  Paul O'Higgin's JPK 1080 Rockabill VI
Paul O'Higgin's JPK 1080 Rockabill VI gave notice of her intentions this season with a win in the first race of the DBSC season tonight on Dublin Bay. The cruisers zero competitor from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the…
Adelie success – Peter Hall (owner), Mairéád Ní Cheallacháin (skipper), and crew Louise Dwyer, Antonia O'Rourke, Nikki Dwyer and David Crosbie
Peter Hall's Adélie of the National Yacht Club sailed to another success in the Ruta de la Sal from Denia to Ibiza this Easter. There were very different conditions this year when the race started at 10 am on Thursday…
Fingal Mayor Anthony Lavin at Dorans on the Pier to launch this year’s Dublin Bay Prawn Festival from 17-19 May
Howth Yacht Club will be one of the hubs of the new-look Dublin Bay Prawn Festival next month. Formerly held over St Patrick’s Weekend, this year’s festival has moved to 17-19 May and is expanding to better reflect the wealth…
Lieutenant Commander Murphy raises the Tricolour at the National Yacht Club. The NYC commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Republic of Ireland with a special flag hoisting ceremony
The National Yacht Club held a  commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Republic of Ireland with a special flag hoisting ceremony at its East Pier clubhouseon Easter Monday. The commemoration marked the occasion when the Tricolour was raised by Pierce Purcell, then…
Finn Lynch in the Laser medal race in Genoa earlier today
In a thrilling medal race final at the Hempel World Sailing Cup Series at Genoa, Finn Lynch from Carlow placed third this afternoon (Sunday 21 April) to claim fifth overall in the men’s single-handed Laser event. The result marks the third consecutive…
The National Yacht Club at Dun Laoghaire Harbour
The National Yacht Club will be holding a small club event at noon tomorrow (Easter Monday, 22 April) to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Republic of Ireland. This event will take place at the front of the club before…

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