Sailing News

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

Adult Sail Training – Registrations Now Open for Course starting 3rd Week May 2019

Registrations are now open for our 1st Adult Sail Training Course of 2019 running in May / June.

You can choose either Monday or Wednesday night: 

– 6 sessions, starting on Monday 20th May evening (meeting from 5.30pm to 9pm)
– 6 sessions, starting on Wednesday 22th May evening (meeting from 5.30pm to 9pm)

For quality of tuition and to maximise active participation of the candidates, we limit the courses to 15 participants per session…So be quick to register!!

We offer various discount schemes to members and returning participants. You can also join the National Yacht Club and avail of one Adult Sailing Course for free.

For details regarding the Adult Sail Training Courses, dates, costs and registering options, PLEASE CLICK HERE

J109 East Coast Championships – Entries are now open!

 The National Yacht Club is delighted to host the J109 East Coast Championships on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th, May 2019.

RESULTS: J109 East Coasts 2019 final results

Guy O’Leary Is Swimming A Mile A Day In May For Cancer Research

Guy O’Leary is back on his feet after more than a year of cancer treatment — and to prove it he’s challenged himself to swim a mile each day during the month of May.

Beginning this Wednesday 1 May, each day of the MileADayInMay! swimming challenge will see Guy joined by “someone who helped me through the rough times” […]

Wayfarers Ladies DBSC Racing Squad

The Club has entered 3 of its Club Wayfarers to race in Dublin Bay on Tuesday evenings.
We are constituting a panel of 8 ladies (8 only at this stage) to go racing every Tuesday (2 to 3 persons per boat, but mainly to make sure the boats will have a helm and crew on any given night)

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

Register here

Ladies Club J80s Racing Squad – book your spot for DBSC Tuesdays & Thursdays Now!

Registrations are now open to join our Ladies Racing Squad for racing in Dublin Bay on Tuesday nights and Thursday nights!!!

As you all probably know, the NYC has changed its fleet of 1720s to a newer fleet of more manageable J80s, promising fantastic fun for all Ladies involved.
All boats will be fully coached for this programme…

Register here!