The Figaro Fleet arrives in Dun Laoghaire

The “La Solitaire du Figaro” fleet arrived in Dun Laoghaire yesterday to complete the second leg of this great race.

The start of the next leg will take place from Dun Laoghaire at 11.00 on Sunday 14th August.

Photographer, Michael Chester, captured the event with the brilliant set of photographs below.


Red, White and Blue Theme at NYC in August.

The National Yacht Club beside Dun Laoghaire’s much walked East Pier will be a blaze of red, white and blue for two massive sailing events in August.

On Wednesday 10th the NYC will host the first ever stop in Dublin Bay of the legendary La Solitaire du Figaro single handed yacht race. The club will be […]

Navigation Classes 2011/12

Once again Jim Gorman will teach the ISA Yacht Master Coastal and Offshore based theory courses in the NYC this coming Winter (depending on demand)

Commencement dates will be the 3rd/4th October with completion before 12th March 2012.  Each course will be held on one evening each week (19.30 – 21.45) with a four week Christmas […]

ISORA – Beat both ways in Night Race

Report on Race 8 – Night Race – Dun Laoghaire to North India Buoy

22nd July 2011.

Despite the weather forecast indicating very little wind the RAYC and ISORA Sailing Committees decided to stick with the planned course – Dun Laoghaire – Muglins (S) – North India Buoy – (P) – Muglins (P) – Dun Laoghaire. Approx […]

ISORA “Mojito” wins the 2011 King Constantine Cup

Three ISORA boats braved the elements to compete in the 2011 King Constantine Cup which also incorporated race No.7 in the ISORA Series.

The race started with a 20 knot westerly wind which built to over 30 knots.

Sgrech was first at the West End Buoy (PSC2) and hoisted her spinnaker on the reach to the Causeway […]

D.B.S.C. Cruiser Challenge – 26th to 28th August

The National Yacht Club is delighted to host the annual Dublin Bay Sailing Club Cruiser Challenge competition from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2011.

Please download below the Notice of Race and Entry Form. Please note, Entry Forms are to be returned to:

Donal P. O’Sullivan, Hon. Secretary, , 72, Clonkeen Drive, Foxrock, Dublin 18

Cruiser Challenge NOR […]