Junior events

Friday Night Series – Online Entry Open Soon!


This years Friday Night Junior series will run each Friday evening from 3rd May to 21st June. There will be 2 races each Friday inside the harbour, first gun @ 6pm. Entry is open to all Junior sailors under 19 years of age on 1st January 2019 and who have passed ISA […]

NYC sailors test the Med at Optimist Orange International regatta, Valencia

On March 6, 2019 a group of keen NYC Optimist sailors who have
been training throughout the winter, travelled to Valencia, Spain for the 2nd
Optimist Orange international regatta.

Organised by the Real Club Náutico Valencia and the Russian
St.Petersburg Yacht Club, the event brought together 330 sailors from over 15
countries. With world level sailors on the crowded […]

Topper Winter Regatta

The National Yacht Club is delighted to host the annual ITCA Topper Winter Regatta on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th February.


Thank you all for your interest in the Topper Winter Regatta.  We are looking forward to a wonderful weekend of sailing.

For safety reasons, given the time of year, we have capped the numbers at 50 so entries are now closed. 

If you have not already registered, PLEASE do not travel as unfortunately we cannot accommodate anymore entries.


NYC 29er pair wins Junior UK Inland championship

Coach Thomas Chaix travelled with two Irish 29er pairs to Grafham Waters in the UK over the weekend to compete at the Inlands. The two pairs competed in  the 42 boats fleet. 8 races were sailed in 8 to 18 kts providing a range of conditions suiting all level of skills.

NYC sailors Leah and Luke Rickard win the RYA NI Youth Nationals in the 29er in Belfast Lough

The RYA Northern Ireland 29er Youth Nationals were raced in mixed conditions September 29-30, 2018 on Belfast Lough hosted by the Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club. This event also represented the third and final leg of the 29er Irish Triple Crown. The 29er is one of the fastest growing fleets in Ireland.

The windy conditions resulted in a display of high speed capsizes and tight battles with four different race winners over the five races. In the end, Leah Rickard and Luke Rickard with two bullets on the final day emerged as the 29er RYA NI National Champions.