As we all know the focus of our intention for the summer cruise-in-company was Kinsale and either West Cork or the Scillies. But – and as is normal – the wind gods played havoc with the best laid plans of sailors and with strong southerlies we ended up, instead of Kinsale and places south, by…Details
The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta is almost upon us and we need to be ready! We are looking for members to volunteer their time on shore (the water based activities are covered) before, during and after the regatta to make DMYC’s contribution to this huge regatta a success. We have learnt from our own 50th Celebrations last…Details
The Drifter Class SIs are here, along with entry form. Please note that this is a fun event, and the Racing Rules of Sailing will not apply – the standard Collision Regulations apply. For skippers who take part, you can submit your result to the DMYC by texting the Commodore on 0872327826, emailing kevin @…Details
It’s almost time for our Regatta and Family Day at the club! Saturday June 27th will feature racing hosted in association with the DBSC, and a BBQ post-racing, while Sunday is meant to be a family day and drifter class race day (as much as people going out for a jaunt in the bay can…Details
Five DMYC boats went out for an outing to Greystones over the weekend of May 16th. In my boat, Iona, none of the three of us will see sixty – or even I suppose sixty five again. Then Brian and Rosemary Welsh went ahead to show us the way! The real class came down to…Details
May is the first month of proper sailing in the summer season, and the month is promising to be full of activities, ranging from protest committee training to cruising in company events. May 9th, from 1400 to 1700 will be a continuation of the child safety training, in association with the ISA. May 15th will be…Details
It’s the 50th anniversary year of the founding of the DMYC this year, and we’re getting the sailing season started with a host of activities. Yesterday, we held our lift-in supper, a sold-out event. We’ll be running the lift-in over the weekend of the 18th and 19th, so for those who haven’t finished their winter…Details
The Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company is soliciting public feedback on their proposed changes to accommodate multi-hundred metre cruise ships in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The core aspects of these changes, from a marine point of view, are: Dredging a deeper channel into the harbour Construction of a ~435 metre pier from just west of the Stena…Details
With the sailing season fast approaching, Liam and Joe have been working to build a schedule for cruising in company this year. Club members should have received an email with the events, however you can also check our events list to see what we’re planning. This year is a milestone year for the Club, as…Details
Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) confirms that Stena will not resume its ferry service on the Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead route
Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) has today confirmed that a Stena seasonal service from Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead will not be resuming.
According to Gerry Dunne, CEO of Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company: “While it is disappointing that a service will not be resuming for this forthcoming summer season, the Harbour Company is now seeking alternative providers to operate a seasonal service on the route.”
More detail in the press release.