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A sick Club mast on the mend

Our venerable mast proved to be quite sick, that is to say rotten!

In order to create extra room on the platform for the winter season and also in order to give it a fresh lick of varnish, the Club’s flagpole was dismantled just before lift-out and brought to the boathouse for works this winter.

When stripped off its old varnish, we discovered that rot had taken hold of about 3.5m from the top of the mast down. What was thought to be surface surface rot turned out to be much deeper and spread and radical remedial action was needed. Read more

ICRA ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The 2017 ICRA Annual Conference will be held in the Castletroy Hotel in Limerick on Saturday, March 4th from 10:30am onwards.

Under the heading “We Must Talk about Cruiser Racing”,  this year’s conference promises to be an exciting discussion on the hot topics surrounding the world of Cruiser Racing in Ireland today. The format of the discussion will be an open floor Q&A session chaired by Denis Kiely. Read more

NYC duo for head for the South Pacific

Alan Green and Charles Apthorp of the National Yacht Club head for the Flying Fifteen Worlds in New Zealand on Thursday – Summer racing in the South Pacific. Alan and Charles team up for many events and Charles who’s regular sailing is from Hayling Island is an overseas member of the NYC and frequent visitor.

The worlds will take place on the North Island hosted by Napier Sailing Club, some of who’s fleet competed in the worlds in 2003 hosted in Dun Laoghaire.

Annalise wins Volvo ISA Sailor of the Year

We are delighted to congratulate Annalise Murphy on winning Volvo ISA Sailor of the year.

http://www.sailing.ie/annalise-murphy-scoops-volvo-sailor-of-the-year-award/

Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race 2017 Announced!

The National Yacht Club is delighted to announce the Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race 2017, which will start on Wednesday 14th June!

This year, we are particularly delighted to welcome Volvo Cars on-board as the race Title Sponsor for the next two editions.

Volvo has a great brand affiliation with yacht racing and together we hope to grow the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race into a truly premium international event while keeping its Corinthian spirit.

For the official NOR, online entry form and much more, please click here