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Book a Club Wayfarer for the Volvo DL Regatta / Wayfarer Nationals

The NYC will be the host Club for the Wayfarer Class which is hosting their Irish National Championships during the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2017. This is an ideal opportunity to make the most of our 4 Club Wayfarers to enter this local event!

To book your Wayfarer, please use the form here

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Mark Laying Course – Saturday 20th May

The National Yacht Club is organising a Basic Mark Laying Course on Saturday 20th May for all RIB drivers (instructors, parents) currently helping out running our events.

NYC Mark Layer extra-ordinaire Mal Nowlan will share part of his in-depth knowledge on what to expect from a Race Officer and how to quickly and efficiently lay a small racing course. A National Powerboat  Certificate and a good level of confidence driving a RIB  are a pre-requisite.

Costs are left at a minimum to defray petrol & encourage participation for this up-skilling course.  Register Here

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Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2017 – RIB volunteers required

The 2017 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta  (http://www.dlregatta.org/) will be held from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th July this year.

We are seeking Club volunteers and Junior Instructors to staff the 38 RIBs required to run this event smoothly…

So, if you think you can help and want to be part of this amazing and spectacular event, please do not hesitate to volunteer using the form here!

Thanks in advance.

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Visit Clipper Round the World Yacht ‘Hummingbird’

The Clipper 70 ‘Hummingbird’ which will take part in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race (more info here: https://clipperroundtheworld.com/) starting from Liverpool in 107 days will be paying a visit to the National Yacht Club on Friday 5th May.

 Skipper Rachael Sprot has offered viewings of the boat to our members between 5pm and 7pm.

 No doubt such a yacht and tales of its crew will inspire our young racers taking part in the Friday Night Series…and their parents!

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Adult Sail Training in the NYC – Starting 3rd Week May 2017

The NYC is running Adult Sail Training courses for all levels (newcomers, rusty sailors, improvers…) starting in May 2017.

You can choose to either attend the Monday or Wednesday evening classes running for 8 weeks from 18:30 to 21:00

The courses will use 1720 Sportboats,  RS Ventures and Wayfarers. On the water sessions will be weather permitting.
Courses will be run under the ISA Small Boat Sailing Scheme by fully qualified ISA instructors. 

For details and registration, please visit here: www.nyc.ie/sailing/adult-training/

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Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race Talk – Wednesday 19th April

Thinking of taking part in the Volvo D2D Race 2017 (www.d2drace.ie) ?

ISORA (the Irish Sea Offshore Association) is organising a talk on the D2D Race preparation and Navigation on Wednesday 19th April from 19:30 in the JB Room.

Maurice O’Connell of North Sails is the main guest speaker.