Members and their guests are cordially invited to attend a New Year’s Eve dinner party at the Clubhouse on December 31st.
This event is currently a place-holder, and will be updated when more details are available.
Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club - a small, friendly club on the West Pier
The sixth staging of this remarkable biennial Regatta commences on July 9th 2015 under the chairmanship of Timothy Goodbody and his committee. With an estimated 400 entries in 30 classes, the four-day regatta will be Ireland’s largest sailing regatta in 2015, yet has the welcoming, friendly atmosphere of a smaller event. The objective in 2015…Details
From 1819 to the immediate aftermath of the First World War, a large fleet of sailing beam-trawlers, known as smacks, existed in Ringsend and Dublin Bay. Many of these fishing vessels and their crews originated in Brixham in Devon and their fishing activities remained in a virtually unchanged state for about a century. Throughout that…Details
Glascott Symes will be presenting a case study of the Civil War burning of Cappoquin House, Co Waterford the home of an Independent member of the first Free State Senate. Keane obtained the compensation and acted as his own contractor for the rebuilding. His grandson now lives in the house.
For each of the past 2 years, Tom Conlon has done a presentation of Old photos of Kingstown/Dun Laoghaire to a packed house at DMYC. This years collection (The “Breen Collection”) has been discovered by Tom in the archives of a collector of old photographic material in South Wexford. These are among the oldest known…Details
Our talk for January 22nd is all about oared warships. Garry Owens, Skerries Sailing Club, describes the evolution and deployment of oared warships – biremes, triremes, galleys, galleasses and the like – from Ancient Greece and Rome and the Byzantine Empire, up to the Battle of Lepanto in 1571. More details on the event page.…Details