Racing News

Irish Laser National Championships at the NYC

The National Yacht Club is delighted to host the Irish Laser National Championship from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd August, 2015.

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.

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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.

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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 and

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