Racing News

‘Orna’ – Philip Dilworth wins the DBSC Spring Chicken Series for the NYC

Caroline Leonard Vice Commodore of DBSC presented the Jasmin Trophy for the Spring Chicken Series to Philip Dilworth and his daughter Aisling Dilworth.

Philip Dilworth and crew of ‘Orna’ with Peter Ryan Commodore NYC and Fintan Cairns Series Organiser.

Damian Foxall – Barcelona Race Winner at the NYC

On the 24th April 2008 Damian Foxall gave an enthralling presentation to a packed house of members of the National Yacht Club. He was welcomed to the Club by Commodore, Peter Ryan , who is also Chairman of the Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association (ISORA).

He has 26 years of experience sailing all types of boats […]

RC Laser (Radio controlled Laser) racing series

We now have over 27 RC Lasers in Dun Laoghaire and when the next shipment arrives in February the numbers will reach the astonishing level of 30 boats!!!!

From Sunday, 6th January and every Sunday thereafter up to the end of April, we shall organize racing and training for RC Lasers at the National Yacht Club. […]

Round Ireland Solo record attempts – Clarification of the Club’s position

The National Yacht Club, in association with Cork Dry Gin and the WSSRC (World Speed Sailing Record Council), has been the ‘Keeper ‘ of Round Ireland sailing records since 1993 when the 60 ft Trimaran ‘Lakota’ sailing under the burgee of the Club, set a Round Ireland record of 44hrs 42mins which still stands. The […]

New Round Ireland Solo Record by Belgian, Michel Kleinjans

Wednesday 5th October

Start: 1st Oct at 12 57 49.

Finish: 5th Oct at 14 51 18.

A new Round Ireland Solo Record of 4 days, 1 hour, 53 minutes and 29 seconds was set this afternoon by Belgian, Michel Kleinjans in his Open 40 ‘Roaring Forty’. “Subject to official ratification by the ISAF/World Sailing Speed Record Council.”

Congratulations […]

Mick Liddy- Solo Sailing Speed Record around Ireland…


The WSSR Council announces the ratification of the following new World Record: Record: Around Ireland singlehanded Monohull. Yacht: “” Name: Captain Michael Liddy IRL Dates: 6th to the 12th September 2005 Start time: 14: 42: 06. on the 6th September Finish time: 02: 53: 52. on the 12th September Elapsed time: 5 days 12 hours […]