Sailing News

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.

Pathfinder Ladies @ the Helm Regatta – Club boat charter

Interested in taking part in the irish Sailing Pathfinder Women at the Helm Regatta on 17th & 18th August but you don’t have a boat?

The NYC has 3 RS Ventures and 4 Wayfarers to charter (€70 for the event for members)

If interested, please complete the form 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!!!

Tuesday J80 Series 3 starts July 30th .  Thursday J80 Series 3 starts July 25th. 

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!

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!!!!