Irish Sailing roundup – Damian Foxall Sustainability Ambassador, Welcomes Home Finn Lynch.

We caught up with Finn Lynch, Olympic sailor and Irish Sailing Performance Athlete, fresh off the plane from the Hempel World Sailing World Cup in Miami. Finn placed 10th overall in a Laser fleet of 101, becoming the first Irish man to reach a medal race in the Laser at a World Cup. With the Olympic […]

DBSC Spring Chicken Series 2019

Sunday 3rd February – Sunday 10th March 2019 

A series of six races to be held on Sunday mornings from 3rd February to 10th March organised by Dublin Bay Sailing Club.

Entry fee is €60.00 – including temporary membership of D.B.S.C. and National Y.C.  After sailing, food will be available to competitors in the National Y.C.

Download SIs: SPRING CHICKEN 2019 SI
Download Entry Form: SPRING CHICKEN ENTRY 2019

Invitation to the 2018 Volvo Irish Sailing Awards

We have three young members of the National nominated for Awards. Hugh O’Connor is nominated for the Volvo Irish Sailor of the Year, and both Nell Staunton and Rian Geraghty-McDonnell are nominated for the Volvo Irish Sailing Youth Sailor of the Year – if any of our memberswould like to go along and cheer them all on !

WOW Spring Chicken 1720 Racing Registration

The National Yacht Club is entering its two 1720s in the DBSC Spring Chicken series to give a taste of sailing and racing in Dublin Bay on a keelboat to all ladies interested.
This is a fun race and the emphasis is on participation and training and having a good time!

Click here for additional details and to register

Volvo D2D 2019 – Entries are now open!

The National Yacht Club is delighted to announce the Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race 2019, which will start on Wednesday 12th June!


The entry fee is €350. An Early bird fee of €275 will apply for entries received before Friday 29th March 2019. The closing date for entries is Friday 31st May 2019.

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

NYC members Hugh O’Connor, Tom Dolan, Mark Lyttle, and Vicky Cox & Peter Dunlop, are in the running for the prestigious Afloat Irish Sailor of the Year competition! Vote for them now!

On Friday, February 8, our judging panel will announce the Sailor of the Year at the RDS in Dublin — and you can have your say by voting in our poll on any page of the Afloat website