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Racing cancelled for next Tuesday 23rd April….Keelboats and Dinghies

DBSC regrets that due to uncertainties surrounding the completion of laying our bay marks, and the fact that recent inclement weather has left many boats not yet ready for the season, racing has been cancelled for our first Tuesday, 23 April.

Junior Summer Courses 2019 – Registrations now open!

The summer course dates for our two week IS sailing courses in 2019 are below:

Course 1: Tues 4th June – Fri 14th June

Course 2: Mon 17th June – Fri 28th June

Course 3: Mon 1st July – Fri 5th July (1 week due to the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta from 11th to 14th July)

Course 4: Mon 15th July – Fri 26th July

Course 5: Mon 29th July – Fri 9th Aug

NEW We plan to carry on extra levels this year, e.g. Junior Adventure, Advanced Boat Handling for Kites & Wires and will continue with the hugely successful Teenage sailing courses.
We will also be introducing a new course the ‘Teen Team’ 


Friday Night Optimist Training (minors, pre-racing & start racing Levels)- Registrations Open!


The NYC Junior Section is delighted to be able to offer coaching for Optimist Sailors on Friday evenings during May and June. We are offering coaching for three groups of sailors, depending on your child’s experience.

Register here but please read the descriptions carefully to ensure you book in for the right level. 

Ladies Lunch – Tuesday 14th May 2019

Ladies Lunch Tuesday 14th May 20191pm  –  €22pp

For Bookings please contact Louise or Tim 01 2805725 /

Midweek Nippers 2019 – Registration now open!

In May and June every year the Club runs coaching sessions one evening a week for Minors from 6 to 8 years old.

This is very popular and is a great way, particularly for children and parents to make new friends.
The sailing is done in Optimists and no boat is required..
Starting on Wednesday 22nd of May for 6 weeks (until 26th June) and running from 1730 to 1930. The cost is 
€100 per child. Registrations are currently only open to Full and Family members.CHILDREN MUST BE AGED BETWEEN 6y AND 8y at the start of the Nippers programme!


Pre-Coaching for the IODAI Optimist Event in Skerries

The 1st IODAI Optimist event for 2019 will take pace in Skerries on 25th and 26th May.

The National Yacht Club will be providing coach support for our Main fleet sailors both Senior and Junior.

In order for us to work out how many coaches we need to book, we need to know the number of sailors […]