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Dun Laoghaire Regatta has come to a close

Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, has come to a close  after an exciting four days of racing in Dublin Bay with over 400 boats and almost 3,000 sailors competing.

Please click the link for more information www.dlregatta.org

 

Updated News Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2015

The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta is Ireland’s biggest sailing event and takes place for the next three days until Sunday 12th July with over 400 boats and 3,000 competitors taking part.

Selected results only from VDLR Day One. Full results available on dlregatta.org

For more information see www.dlregatta.org

 

National Yacht Club Pair Win Flying Fifteen Southern Championships

The Flying Fifteen Southern Championships hosted by WHSC in Dunmore East took place in classic Dunmore East conditions with its SW winds and large waves at the weekend and was won by Dave Gorman & Chris Doorly (NYC) , Ben Mulligan & Alan Green (NYC) were in second place with Brian Willis & John McPeake (CASC) in third place. It was a joint event with the 420 Munster Championships and the Fireball Nationals.

Gorman & Doorly Win Flying Fifteen Northern Championships

The Flying Fifteen Northern Championships hosted by Strangford Lough YC in Whiterock took place in perfect conditions at the weekend and was won by Dave Gorman & Chris Doorly (NYC) who sailed a very consistent series, Ian Mathews & Keith Poole (NYC) were in second place with Roger Chamberlain & Simon Murray from the local club in third place. There was also a great performance from Lee Statham & Andy Paul (WHSC) who finished fourth in their first event.

Re-live the start of the D2D as if you were there

 

Have you followed the race on d2drace.ie and afloat.ie?

Now relive the start last Friday night as if you were there thanks to Michael Chester’s beautiful photographs and thanks to Richard Cullen’s video camera mounted on a drone (a first for Irish waters?)…Read the full post for the media

Ruth overall winners of the D2D 2015!

Congratulations to all on-board NYC J109 ‘Ruth’ for their overall win in the 2015 Skellig Hotel Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race.

‘Ruth’ narrowly missed the overall win of the 2014 Round Ireland Race by just over 6mns but, victory was not let go off their hands this time around!