Sailing News

Adult Sail Training – August 2010

Back by popular demand, we are running another Adult Sail Training Course, details below

Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, starting 4th August 2010.

If you are interested in attending please Here click for an application form.

Cruisers II & III East Coast Championships

The National Yacht Club is delighted to welcome the Cruisers II & III East Coast Championships on August 20th, 21st and 22nd. Notice of Race and Entry form can be downloaded here: NOR Entry Cruiser 2-3 East Coasts 2010 LATEST NEWS Sailing Instructions are available for download : C23 SIs final – 2010

Final Results are […]

Pre-Event Training

Pre-Event Training for Laser Nationals

Get your skills up to speed!

16th – 19th August @ NYC

Laser 4.7 and Radial training groups, top coaching with Ben Lynch, cost €100

To register email Ben at

King Constantine Cup race & ISORA Pwllheli to Pwllheli – Race 6

The forecast for Saturday was for a steady 12 to 15 knots from the west with clear skies and sunshine.

The fleet of 9 set off from the Pwllheli start line with a beat into strong winds which gusted up to 30 knots and it was grey.

The fleet was lead by Wennol II but remained bunched […]

Liffey Ships & Shipbuilding – Pat Sweeney


To the vast majority of people, when shipbuilding in Ireland is mentioned, they think only of Belfast, the Harland & Wolff shipyard and the tragic maiden voyage of the Titanic in 1912. However, there was a vibrant shipbuilding industry in Dublin for nearly two centuries and the story of the different shipyards, the ships they […]

Women On the Water day – Sunday 11th July


Sunday the 11th of July 2010 saw the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire host a fantastic Women on Water (WOW) open day in conjunction with the ISA.

Over 60 women ranging from complete beginners to experienced sailors and from as far afield as Galway attended the event which was followed […]