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National Powerboat Certificate Course – May 2022

Due to popular demand!

The National Yacht Club is organising a ‘National Powerboat Certificate’ course open to all over 16s.

The course is held over 3 evenings:

> May 26th  5.30pm – 10.30pm

> May 27th 5.30pm – 10.30pm

> May 30th 5.30pm – 10.30pm

NYC Members Special Pricing: €190.00 (plus payment processing fees)

Maximum 9 participants on a first come first served basis
(Please be aware that we need to have a ratio of 1 instructor for 3 candidates and that the pricing is only covering costs so we need groups of 3,6, or 9 candidates)

Please register Here

Head Coach job advertisement

The National Yacht Club has a membership of approx. 400 members, including more than 200 junior sailors, taking part in the sport throughout the year.  The club seeks a Head Coach, part time or full time, to lead high quality learning throughout the club’s general membership, racing yachts, Performance Sailing, all Coaches and Instructors, Junior Section and Cadet members.

Get involved! Calling for members’ expertise and time to help running NYC hosted events!

The NYC is hosting many events this Summer and there are many opportunities to Get Involved ashore or on the water to help deliver a great experience to all competitors!

Below is the Club’s events calendar:
– ILCA Ireland Master Championships 2022 – May 28th & 29th
– Topper Southern Championships 2022 – June 4th and 5th
– National Yacht Club Regatta – June 18th
– Irish Sailing Women at the Helm Regatta – August 27th & 28th
– FFAI Flying Fifteen National Championships – September 2nd, 3rd & 4th
– Irish J109 National Championships – September 23rd, 24th & 25th

So, if you think you can help in whatever capacity, pleased don’t hesitate to put your name down and complete this quick form here

Adult Sailing Courses 2022 – Expressions of interest are now open!

We believe sailing is a wonderful gift in life.  If you wish for it to be a part of yours or to improve your existing skills to enjoy it more or to learn so as to enjoy the sport with your Junior Sailor(s) – NYC Adult Sail Training can provide the opportunity.

We are running Adult Sailing courses for members and non-members alike to cover the basics, more complex stuff and racing roles.

This year, courses will be run in J80s, a small, stable, fast and responsive, keelboat – best for the all round experience and a pathway to all yachts!

The dates and times are quite flexible and you can register your interest either as an individual OR as a group of 4 friends 🙂 

For further details and to register your interest, please visit this page

Adult Pre-Summer 2022 Laser Coaching Sessions – Saturday Mornings

he NYC is staging Laser coaching for adults of all ability (from new or returning to Laser sailing to experienced sailors) on Saturday mornings from 10:00 to 13:00 for 5 weeks:

Dates: starting Saturday 30th April for the following dates 7th 14th 21st May & 11th June


€100 for the 5 weeks.  The course is limited to 12 participants on a 1st come 1st served basis. The coach is James Delaney

Note: You must have your own boat and be a member of the National Yacht Club to register!

Please register here

Summer Platform Parking 2022 – Applications are now open – IMPORTANT NEW GUIDELINES APPLY!

Dear all,

This summer we are anticipating that there may be more demand than space available for parking of members boats at the Club.
This is an interesting challenge for us all and on the positive side is an indication of the great health and enthusiasm of the Club membership. All of us need to work together to help manage this issue in a manner that respects the many diverse activity groups within the Club.

All members wishing to park a boat (or more than one) on the Club platform for the summer should immediately carefully read the Platform Parking Request guidelines and procedure that are being implemented to manage the Club facilities this season.