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F15 Class annual dinner sets new standard in entertainment!

Five Flying Fifteen couples danced the salsa, jive and cha cha cha for the Flying Fifteen Glitter Ball Trophy (yes, literally, that is all that was on offer for their troubles!)  last Friday night at the  Club.

Four judges voted Dun Laoghaire sailors Niall Meagher and Bernie Mulvin the winners but only after a dance– off.

The evening was a fantastic success…read the full post for more and a glimpse at the winning performance.

3 months of this – a taste of the Vendee Globe

It looks lonely, scary and uncomfortable…3 months of this for the Vendee Globe competitors. Respect ./.

Watch it 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

An already tired looking Enda gives us his Vendee Globe first impressions…”help! help!”

Not as bad as the title sounds…a fuller quote reads “…it’s a dream come true and I can’t believe I’m actually doing it! help! help!” 🙂

Go on Enda 3 days out of 3 months!!

Watch the video here