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ICRA ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The 2017 ICRA Annual Conference will be held in the Castletroy Hotel in Limerick on Saturday, March 4th from 10:30am onwards.

Under the heading “We Must Talk about Cruiser Racing”,  this year’s conference promises to be an exciting discussion on the hot topics surrounding the world of Cruiser Racing in Ireland today. The format of the discussion will be an open floor Q&A session chaired by Denis Kiely. Read more

Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race 2017 Announced!

The National Yacht Club is delighted to announce the Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race 2017, which will start on Wednesday 14th June!

This year, we are particularly delighted to welcome Volvo Cars on-board as the race Title Sponsor for the next two editions.

Volvo has a great brand affiliation with yacht racing and together we hope to grow the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race into a truly premium international event while keeping its Corinthian spirit.

For the official NOR, online entry form and much more, please click here

Rory Fitz hangs on to 3rd overall after Day 2 in Moth Fest Bermuda

A windy day 2 (20 knts winds) was not as kind to Rory who still scored very credible results (13th and 8th) in race 3 and 4 of the MS Amlin International Moth Regatta in Bermuda.

The event provides a great test to both Rory (3rd overall) and Annalise (24th) in a fleet of 49 entries…Full list of results here: http://bermudamoths.com/results

An, as always, greatly entertaining video below recaps day 2 where a “Moth Walk” technique was displayed by one of the competitors on the finish line approach…hard to know if it was voluntary or not!! Watch the video here

Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta – 6th to 9th July 2017

Notice of Race and Online Entry are now available for the 7th edition of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta which will celebrate 200 years of Dun Laoghaire harbour 1817 – 2017.

All Entries received and paid for in full by 31st December 2016 will automatically be entered into a ‘Super Early Bird Prize Draw’ and 10% of these lucky people will have their entry fee refunded!

For more information, visit www.dlregatta.org

 

Niall Coleman & Michael Quinn comfortably win NYC F15 Frostbite Series

15 Flying Fifteen entered the NYC 2016 Frostbite series but, though the series was open to them to join as well, no Moth took part.

Race Officer  Ian Mathews and his team of volunteers to made the most of the challenging conditions encountered over 5 weeks, ranging from no wind to established 27 knts, but seemingly with no “middle of the range” winds!

Niall Coleman and Michael Quinn easily dominated the eager pack behind them, winning 6 out of the 7 races disputed and discarding a 2nd place! Read the full post for full results.

NYC members to collect 34 overall series wins and trophies at DBSC annual Prizegiving

The National Yacht Club would like to congratulate all its members who raced with distinction in the Dublin Bay Sailing Club various classes and series, from the Junior September Series to the Thursday and Saturday series across all classes.

Annalise will also be presented with the “Viking Trophy” for Notable Contribution to Sailing…

The Club’s annual general meeting takes place on Monday the 28th November  in the Royal St. George Yacht Club at 8pm.

Read the full post for the full listing of DBSC Trophies awarded to NYC Members