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News

Enhanced International Certificate of Competency (I.C.C.) Courses in 2018-2019

Thinking of chartering a boat abroad?
Thinking of refreshing your navigation and chart work skills?
Do you remember what lights vessels towing at night should show?
Are you looking for something to do on wintery Monday nights?

There are many reasons why you should consider enrolling in one of our Enhanced ICC Course in 2018/2019…

Roads within Dun Laoghaire Closed Saturday 18th & Sunday19th August

Rathdown County Council will temporarily close the roads listed below on Saturday 18th Sunday 19th August, 2018 to facilitate an Ironman Event.

ROAD ACCESS RESTRICTIONS SATURDAY 18th / SUNDAY 19th AUGUST 2018
IRONMAN® 70.3 Dun Laoghaire is coming to your neighbourhood!
Pedestrian movement remains unrestricted and therefore, pedestrians may access and cross the bike course
whenever it is safe to do so and under the guidance of event stewards when appropriate. However, the
following restrictions apply to all vehicles. The detailed information below will allow you to plan your route on
race day and avoid any unnecessary delays.
http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/news/general-news-public-notices/ironman-703-dun-laoghaire-route-information 

 

 

NYC sailors have great performance at British Nationals

The British Optimist nationals were held in Pwllheli this year.  We had 43 Irish sailors at the event and overall the Irish performed very well.

The national Yacht club was represented by 10 sailors, 5 of which are on the Iodai u12 team.  Lucia Cullen (u12 team), Edward (u12 team), Ella and Jonathon Dempsey, Conor Staunton(u12team), Des, Hugh & Luke Turvey, Clementine Van Steenberg (u12 team) and Rocco Wright,(U12 team).

The weather was great but sailing conditions were light and shifty.

Topper World Championships China 2018

Winthrop Engineering Ltd wishes the Dublin Topper Team going to China for the World Topper Championship the Best of Luck.

This August the National Yacht Club will be represented by a strong team at the world Topper Championship in China. The Meisha Campus at Longcheer Yacht Club in Shenzhen will be hosting the championship. This year sees a record number over 250 entering the event which will be no bother for our sailors who have trained long and hard over the winter and competed over the summer at all the national events. Our team consists of Hugh O’Connor who ranks number one at the moment along with Natasha Hemeryck who ranks number 3, Eoghan Turner Deirdre Turner and Caoimhe Seymour. Caoimhe Seymour won the recent traveller in the 4.2 sail in Carrickfergus.  

 

Large Turnout of Flying Fifteens for Facet Trophy

What has now become a established event in the calender the Facet Jewellers Trophy presented and donated by Pat Shannon took place over the weekend with a 17 strong fleet and was won by David Gorman & Chris Doorly (NYC). In warm conditions a sea breeze kicked in to give great sailing conditions. It generally paid to go right out of the strong incoming tide.    Read more

2018 Optimist British National and Open Championship

We have 10 junior sailors from NYC competing in this event, see if you can spot them in these great short video updates.

Day 1 https://vrsport.tv/vr-media/2018-optimist-british-national-open-championship-day-one/
The start of the qualifiers for the huge international Optimist fleet in Pwllheli, Wales. It turned out to be a long day on the water, six hours, with just a start, beat and downwind leg before abandonment. Hardy sailors these Oppies!

Day 2 https://vrsport.tv/vr-media/2018-optimist-british-national-open-championship-day-two/
Day Two of the UK Optimist Nationals 2018 hosted by Plas Heli in North Wales. “Choppy and light winds” – classic for the region if it’s not blowing old boots! Three races completed and many smiles or frowns with plenty of stories to tell the coaches and support crews (parents).

Day 3 https://vrsport.tv/vr-media/2018-optimist-british-national-open-championship-day-three/

Meet the Regatta Fleet – the very young guns competing at the 2018 Optimist British Nationals. On water coaching, having fun with their friends makes for a great introduction to big fleet racing.