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    County Dublin, Ireland

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    Latitude       53° 17.635’ N
    Longitude   06° 07.770’ W

National Yacht Club Commodore Thanks Dun Laoghaire Harbour Clubs for Support of Sesqucentnnial Race Day

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National Yacht Club Commodore Martin McCarthy yesterday presented a special flag to each of four neighbouring Clubs as a mark of Solidarity and to thank them for helping his Club hold a Raceday to celebrate the Club’s 150th anniversary.

Commodore McCarthy said, before a socially distanced, outdoor, audience, led by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Cathaoirleach Cllr. Una Power: “We are marking the formal announcement of the National Yacht Club’s Sesquicentennial Raceday which is the sailing highlight of this historic year for our Club. In a typical year, we would have a four-day Regatta with lots of parties and fireworks. It would have been one of the four Regattas hosted here in Dun Laoghaire – one by each of the waterfront Clubs.

Last May, it became clear that with Covid 19, everything has changed in the world – and the Sailing world.

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