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49 competitors in La Solitaire du Figaro 2011

A total of 49 skippers have confirmed their entries for the 2011 Solitaire du Figaro. Making up the group of predominantly French sailors are six foreigners, four British, one Portuguese and one German, and of the 49 starters almost 20% of the fleet are in their first full season in the Figaro class taking on […]

Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race – 2011

The Dingle Skellig Hotel Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race starts next Saturday at at 10am.

The start line will be viewable off the east pier. Come down and have a look at the fleet heading to the Muglins and then down towards bray head…then follow the race on the live trackers!!!!!

La Solitaire du Figaro and “Festival des Bateaux”

Plans to host the only foreign stopover of “the unofficial offshore solo championship of the world”  are well advanced…

Between 11th and 14th August 2011, Dun Laoghaire will be the only international stop on the world famous French Solitaire du Figaro yacht race.

To celebrate the stopover of this iconic 3,390 […]

Flying Fifteen Championship of Ireland 2011

The Flying Fifteen Championship of Ireland takes place in Dun Laoghaire on the 17th-19th June and is hosted by the National Yacht Club.

Click Link for Notice of Race: Flying Fiften Nationals NOR 2011 cm (Word Doc 660kb)

Entry form; download here: FF Entry form 2011

Congratulations to Dave Gorman and Chris Doorly from the N.Y.C. for becoming […]

2011 Event Volunteers Required

I would first like to thank all the volunteers that helped last year. It was a very busy and successful sailing season. I would also like to thank all the Members who regularly contribute their time, expertise, boats and spirited efforts to make it all happen. It would simply not be possible without you.

La Solitaire du Figaro 2011: Strong potential line up of 71 pre-entries

With 71 pre-entries, including 24 rookies, an increasing number of non-French sailors and some big names in offshore racing, La Solitaire du Figaro, promises to deliver exceptional racing for the 42nd edition of the race over the 1,695 mile-course.