Philip Doran representing Ireland at the 2011 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships

NYC member Philip Doran is representing Ireland in the Laser Radial class at the 2011 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships in Zadar, Croatia this week. We wish him the best of luck in the event, the World’s top youth sailing championship.

You can follow his progress on

“Sgrech” wins Lyver Race / ISORA Race 6

Report on Race 6 – Lyver Race – Holyhead to Howth
1st July 2011.

Following very closely after the Dingle Race, ICRA Nationals in Crosshaven and the Sovereign’s Cup in Kinsale, it was understandable that the numbers of ISORA boats taking part in the Lyver Race was small. The “grim” forecast of no wind did not encourage […]

F15 National Championships


The Flying Fifteen Championships of Ireland took place in Dun Laoghaire at the weekend with a healthy 29 boat entered and were hosted by the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. The forecast was mixed for the weekend with winds from the w – nw. The welcome and hospitality put on by the local class […]

Sailfleet J80s Events – 2nd & 3rd July

Saturday 2nd July – “Mums Can Sail Too!!!”

Sunday 3rd July – The Family Challenge

Skellig Hotel Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race 2011 – Results

Congratulations to the winners:

– Martin Breen & Crew, Galway Harbour in the Racing Class

– Barry Hurley and Andy Boyle, Dinah, in the 2-handed Class

– David Kelly & Crew, Sprindrift, in the Cruiser Class

Also congratulations to NYC Members Vincent Farrell, Peter Ryan and Crew for a truly deserve 3rd place in the Racing Class after […]

DBSC “Development Class”


DBSC has offered to let the Club 1720s race on Tuesday evenings in a new “Development Class”. The idea is to bring out would be racing enthusiasts and beginners who do not have a regular crewing spot and, over time, create a pool of available trained crew. Any experienced skipper interested in […]