Update on the Volvo Dun Laoghaire regatta 2019

Following a very successful four-day regatta last weekend , five NYC boats finished at the top of their fleets. Vincent Farrell and team won the Coastal Echo, John and Neil Masterson won the Shipman class, Neil O’Toole won the Moth Class. The Ruffian Alias co owned by Commodore Martin McCarthy won the Ruffian title and David Gorman and Chris Doorly won the Flying Fifteen class. In addition, the pair were presented with the Dubarry Boot as winners of the Boat of the week. 498 Boats took part in the regatta with over 2,500 sailors participating.

Picture: Don O’Dowd event chairman, Chris Doorly, David Gorman, Martin McCarthy.

The Volvo DL Regatta 2019 in Pictures!

2 great picture galleries of all the action on and off the water shared with the NYC members by Heather King-Collins and Sean Mullery, both racing on Cornish Shrimper ‘Purple Haze’ as part of the VDLR Classics programme.

Wayfarers Ladies DBSC Racing Squad – Tuesdays Series III

The Club has entered 3 of its Club Wayfarers to race in Dublin Bay on Tuesday evenings.
Registrations are now open for the last series of 7 Tuesday evenings.

For further details, please contact Rosemary Cadogan O’Connell via

Register here

Adult Sail Training Course 2 – Registrations now open!

Learn how to sail or improve on your sailing skills through the Adult Sail Training programme at the National Yacht Club!

Now taking registrations for our second (and last) course of 2019 starting in July. Choose between Monday nights or Wednesday nights:

– 6 sessions, starting on Wednesday 17th July evening (meeting from 5.30pm to 9pm)
– 6 sessions, starting on Monday 22nd July evening (meeting from 5.30pm to 9pm)

For course details, pricing and registration please click here

Hurry, places are limited to 15 per night!!!!

Subaru Flying Fifteen Worlds – Call for Volunteers


The National Yacht Club is hosting the Flying Fifteen World Championships from 1st to 13th September.

We expect up to 86 boats to enter the worlds and they all need to be measured and inspected for Class Rules compliance over 3 days: Saturday 31st August, Sunday 1st September and Thursday 5th September (day between the pre-Worlds and Worlds)
This is a fun way to get involved with this amazing event and to meet all the visitors coming from as far away as Hong Kong!
No previous experience as a measurer required as Class measurers will supervise the various stations (Control Desk / Weigh Station / Spars Inspection / Sails Measurement / Safety Checks)

If you think you are able to help, please fill up the online form here

Summer Platform Parking – Applications now open

Dear Members, The Summer Platform Parking Application form is now open. Please make sure to complete this online form well in advance of the day you plan to bring your boat onto the platform in order for the office to produce your parking stickers.

Please collect these stickers from the Sailing Manager’s office (or ask any boatman on duty) on arrival and display one on the transom of your boat and the other on your launching trolley.

Please take note that the Platform parking period is from Saturday 20th April to Tuesday 1st October 2019.

 Apply here