Moorings 2018 – Applications now open

The mooring application forms for the upcoming season are available for download here: Mooring Application Form 2018

Please make sure to return them together with the appropriate payment (including launch fee) by April 4th. Lift-in will take place on Saturday 14th April 2018

Summer Platform Parking – Applications now open

Dear Members, The Summer Platform Parking Application form is now open. Please make sure to complete this online form well in advance of the day you plan to bring your boat onto the platform in order for the office to produce your parking stickers. Please collect these stickers from the Sailing Manager’s office (or ask any boatman on duty) on arrival and display one on the transom of your boat and the other on your launching trolley. Please take note that the Platform parking period is from Saturday 21st April to Monday 1st October 2018. Apply here

Carmel Winkelman receives the Irish Sailing President’s Award

At the recent ISA Sailing Awards held in the RDS on 9th February, Our very own Carmel Winkelman, a nonagenarian of the National Yacht Club who has been at the forefront of the junior sailing training since the 1960s, received the Irish Sailing President’s Award.

Here is the video link of the presentation to Carmel by Jack Roy.

3 NYC Members nominated in Afloat’s Sailor of the Year competition – VOTE!

NYC members Finn Lynch, Tom Dolan, and Lorcan Tighe are in the running for the prestigious “” Irish Sailor of the Year competition! Read the full article to remind yourself of their achievements and VOTE for them!!!

Volvo Irish Sailing Awards 2017 – Programme of a good night

Volvo Irish Sailing Awards which is a free to attend event and a good evening which will take place in the RDS Concert Hall on Friday 9th February at 6.30pm.

The awards consist of Drinks/Canapes reception followed by the awards and it will finish approximately 9pm. Read the full post for the programme details. To support this event, you simply have to register with Irish sailing by emailing

Has There Been an ‘Annalise Effect’ in Irish Sailing?

With every great win comes a ripple effect. Annalise Murphy’s silver medal in sailing at the Rio Olympics in 2016 was good news for the country, for sport, and the sailing community in general. But how has the bounce been felt one year on?

President of Irish Sailing, Jack Roy commented: “it’s interesting to look at the figures to see what impact, if any, Annalise’s medal has had on increasing awareness of sailing or attracting new people to our sport. We know that Olympic medals increase people’s enthusiasm for trying out a new sport, boxing and rowing being prime examples and it appears from our figures at the end of 2017 that there certainly has been a very positive effect that can be attributed to Annalise’s success in Rio”

For the full article, please visit