Small Craft Register – Irish Sailing want to hear from you!

Earlier this summer Irish Sailing asked boat owners for their experiences of sailing boats abroad, registering boat on the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport’s Part 1 Register, registering with other flag states etc.

Irish Sailing are now requesting a meeting with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and would like to ensure your voice is heard. To be part of this representation please share your experience directly by email to before November 23rd. (read the full post for additional details)

NYC F15s Frostbite Series 2018

The NYC Frostbite Series 2018 will take place in the National Yacht Club on 5 days for Flying Fifteens commencing on Saturday 6th October. There will be back-to-back races on each day of the series 
Download: NOR FF15 Frostbite 2018
Download: SIs FF15 Frostbite 2018
Download: Amendment to Sailing Instructions #2

Latest Cumulative Results: NYC F15s Frostbite Results 2018

Nominations sought for NYC Sailing Awards!

The General Committee is looking for nomination for the 2018 sailing awards.  Nominations should be sent to or by using this online form here by close of business on Monday 3rd December 2018.

The awards are listed on the form here and include a new award, the Concorde Plate.

Thank you for your nominations.

Dublin Bay Armistice Commemoration 11th November 2018

On Sunday next, the 11th November many in Ireland will be remembering the deaths of family members in the war. In the afternoon DBSC will remember its own members who died in the conflict with a brief ceremony before the start of Turkey Shoot racing.

Procedure as follows:
Sound Signal. Reading from the committee vessel of the names of DBSC members killed in action during the First World War. Sound Signal and flags lowered. One minute silence. Sound signal. Flags raised.
Competitors are asked to observe the minute’s silence.

Please the full post for an excellent historical account of racing in Dublin Bay during the 1st World War

Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2019 – NOR & Early Bird Entry

The Notice of Race is now available for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2019 and Online Entry Open for 39 classes in Cruisers – One Design – Dinghies – Classics. 

All fully paid entries received in the ‘Super Early Bird Entry’ by
31 December 2018 will be in with a chance to have their full entry fee refunded! (see NOR for full details)

Notice of Race
Online Entry

Subaru to be NYC’s official “Vehicle Partner” for 2018/2019 including the Flying Fifteen Worlds in September 2019

The National Yacht Club is pleased to announce that Subaru have come on board as official “Vehicle Partner” for 2018/2019 and to include the Flying Fifteen Worlds in September 2019.

This partnership will run alongside our existing partners Davy.

At a recent launch of the partnership Commodore Ronan Beirne commented:
“The National Yacht Club is delighted to partner with Subaru as the club’s “Vehicle partner” and for the Flying Fifteen World Championships to take place in September 2019. Subaru is a quality brand and to endorse the National Yacht Club as “Vehicle partner” and for the Flying Fifteen world championship hosted by the Club allows us to share the Subaru brand definition of  “confidence in motion” as our members enjoy sailing and as we prepare for the only World sailing Championships to take place in Irish waters in 2019″

View the photo gallery of the announcement here