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News

Volvo D2D Race 2019 – Follow all the action!

We make it easy for all family, friends and supporters to follow the action as it unfolds!
* Track the boats live here
* Check the leaderboard class by class or overall here
* Keep up to date with all the latest news thanks to our media partner Afloat.ie here

FINAL RESULTS: Results for Volvo Dun Laoghaire to Dingle D2D Race 2019

The start from the D2D from the sky! Thanks to Trevor Bolger

A packed summer for NYC Sailor Patrick Hassett

In case you noticed the absence of Paddy Hassett sailing his 2.4mR from the NYC, he reports below on his competitions this summer.

“My first event of the summer was the European 2.4mR Championships in Quiberon in France in May.  There were four days of great sailing and one day spent sitting in a café in the marina waiting for the wind to pick up. Many of the top world sailors were at this event, and so it was a great learning opportunity. I came 29th out of 38 competitors in this championship.

I then competed in the Irish National Championship in Carrickfergus and came 3rd.

My next event was the French National 2.4mR championship in Paris in early September. Racing was held on the River Seine. This was a very unusual experience, as there were many additional aspects to river sailing that I was not used to. The most important being the right of way given to barges and passenger vessels passing through the racecourse, making them an extra obstacle to be avoided.
The wind was also very shifty and prone to dying suddenly. This all made the event a new and refreshing experience.

I then went to Rotterdam the following weekend for the Dutch National 2.4mR Championships. This was held on a lake meaning it was a much more familiar setting for me.

All in all, it was great to get a large amount of racing experience and the series of events was good fun. I am heading to the UK for another lake event in Rutland this weekend and after that you will see me back in Dun Laoghaire as often as I can, between my studies!

Final Topper Traveller

As the season draws to a close the final Topper Traveller was held in Wicklow Sailing Club on Sept 25th. Light winds and a very strong tide made for 4 challenging races.
Representing the NYC was Ella Fitzgerald who finished 4th overall and 1st girl out a fleet of 60 boats. 

The one day event traveller series showed its continuing popularity with over 70 entries being capped at 60 due to capacity issues. In 2023 this series will be a focus for the up and coming members of team NYC.

NYC Lasers – Class Development Meeting (Juniors & Adults)

Thomas Chaix, the Club’s newly appointed Head Coach, will hold a meeting on October 6th in the NYC at 7.30 for all laser sailors of all Fleets (to include Junior Fleets and Adults) where he will discuss and set out his plans for the development of the class in the Club.

NYC F15s Frostbite Series 2022

The NYC Frostbite Series 2022 will take place in the National Yacht Club on 4 days for Flying Fifteens commencing on Saturday 8th October. There will be back-to-back races on each day of the series.

Download: NOR-F15-Frostbite-2022
Download SIs: SIs – NYC Frostbite Series for Flying Fifteens – 2022

Lodge a Hearing Request: Hearing Request Online Form

Latest Cumulative Results: Coming Soon

Enter the event and view the list of entries here

DMYC KISH Race 2022- 25th September 2022

Start Time: 11am@DBSC Starting Hut.

The DMYC is pleased to announce that the Annual Kish Race for 2022 will be held on Sunday 25th September with the start taking place from the DBSC Starting Hut (by kind permission) at 11am.

It is hoped that weather conditions will allow for the fleet to race around the Kish Light and back to the finish at the West Pier.

This year the race is happy to incorporate the Cruiser 3 Championships in this year’s race.

The prizegiving will take place in the DMYC after the completion racing. Along with overall winners, there will also be prizes for first place in the Shipman and Ruffian Classes and a special award for the leading 2 person crew.

Entry Forms and Sailing Instructions are available on: www.dmyc.ie .

NYC Optimist Autumn / Winter 2022 Club Training Programme

The NYC has developed a very exciting and inclusive programme for all our Optimists for the coming weeks this autumn and winter!

There are 3 modules to choose from:

1. Performance Development Group (Main Fleet Gold & Silver)

Saturday Afternoons 13.00 – 17.00
Dates: Sept 24th, Oct 1st, 22nd, 29th, Nov. 12th, 19th, 26th, Dec 10th

2. Transition Group – All others

Sunday Mornings 09.00 – 12.00
Dates: Sept 25th, Oct 2nd, 23rd, 30th, Nov. 13th, 20th, 29th, Dec 11th

3. Additional Coaching

Sunday Afternoons – open to all of the above groups
Dates: Sept 25th, Oct 2nd, 23rd, 30th, Nov. 13th, 20th, 29th, Dec 11th

For further details, pricing and capacity and to register, please click here