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News

303 Masters from 25 Countries to Compete in Laser Master Worlds starting 8th September

 39 Irish Laser Masters will join the 303 boats fleet and compete in the biggest sailing event in Ireland this summer.

The two Laser rigs are more or less equally represented with 160 competitors in the Standard Rig and 143 in the smaller Radial.

Competitors are further sub-divided into age groups (35>44 yrs, 45>54 yrs, 55>64 yrs, 65+ and…75+!!!) but it is largely a male only affair with only 18 ladies entered…

Competitors are further sub-divided into age groups (35>44 yrs, 45>54 yrs, 55>64 yrs, 65+ and…75+!!!) but it is largely a male only affair with only 18 ladies entered…

A reminder that Thursday Bridge resumes 27th September

Dear Members,

A reminder that Thursday Bridge resumes 27th September, usual Monday night bridge continues
Please contact Tim or Louise on 01 2805725 for more information

NYC End of Summer Season Race – COURSES

COURSES: (VHF Ch 69)

Class Flags Num 3 and Num 2:

  • Start
  • Harbour (H) to starboard
  • East (S) to port
  • Zebra (Z) to port
  • Saoirse (B) to port
  • Boyd (K) to starboard
  • Harbour (H) to starboard
  • Finish

Class Flags Num 1and Num 0

  • Start
  • Harbour (H) to starboard
  • East (S) to port
  • Merrion (L) to starboard
  • Boyd (K) to starboard
  • Harbour (H) to starboard
  • Finish

For recap of Class Flags and Start Times click here

100 Boats, 100 Years – “Leinster” Centenary DMYC Kish Race 2018

This year, the DMYC’s annual Kish Race will be in honour of the centenary anniversary of the sinking of the mailboat “Leinster” on October 10th, 1918.

On Sunday 23rd September, the race out to the Kish and back (or a suitable substitute mark depending on the weather) will be held, followed by the prize giving.

For the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Leinster, we are aiming to have 100 boats taking part on the day!!!

The Kish Race will be open to both modern production boats and classic yachts, and the Dublin Bay Old Gaffers Association Race for the “Leinster Plate” will be incorporated in to this event.

The Notice of Race is available. Enter this event here

Commemoration of the centenary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Leinster

https://www.facebook.com/leinster2018/

On behalf of The Mail Boat Leinster Centenary Commemoration Committee, we would like to draw your attention to some events in Dun Laoghaire in commemoration of the centenary of the sinking of the R.M.S. Leinster.

Over 550 crew and passenger’s loss their lives following a torpedo attack in the last few weeks of the First World War on the 10th October 1918.

The Mail Boat Leinster Centenary Commemoration Committee is a group of volunteers based in the Dún Laoghaire area who are organising several events with minimal funding and some sponsorship and grant aid.

Some of the events that may be of interest to our club members are as follows:

NYC Rian Geraghty McDonnell Achieves 16th place in Gold Fleet in The World Optimist Championships

Rian Geraghty McDonnell of the NYC Dunlaoighre, Dublin along with 4 other talented sailors (James Dwyer Matthews, Justin Lucas, Harry Twoomey and Michael Crosbie all from Cork represented Ireland at the World Optimist Championships in Cyprus.  Rian came away in 16th place in Gold Fleet and top Irish Sailor at the event.  

This weekend Rian will move into his next challenge “ the 29er “ and he hopes to continue to learn and improve on his Sailing skills in this class.  

He has had a wonderful 9 years of Sailing and competing internationally in his opti and he is very grateful to the class and all his coaches throughout this wonderful journey.