Regatta 2016 – Notice of Race

Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club Regatta Incorporating The King of the Bay Saturday 11th June 2016 Notice of Race 1. Rules The race will be sailed under the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the prescriptions of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA), the rules of this Notice of Race except as modified by the Sailing Instructions…

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King of the Bay

In a break from tradition our bi-annual club regatta will take place on 11th June this year, and not the traditional Whit Weekend date, which we hope will enable more members to take part and attract greater participation. As a further break, the club is preparing a “fun based event” with a move away from…

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

Winter Activities Now that the boats are back in the water, and those hardy people who sailed through the winter have been joined by us ordinary mortals, it’s a good time to review the winter’s activities and look ahead. We have come through a wet and windy winter in fairly good shape. The Frostbites were…

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Winter Talk – The Hookers of Connemara

Using still images and film footage taken over thirty years ago, photographer Joe St Leger tells the story of photographing the last of the hooker boatmen of Connemara.   For centuries Galway hookers sailed the waters of Galway Bay transporting people, goods, and animals, and connecting remote coastal communities like the Aran Islands, Galway city…

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Lift-In 2016

Lift-in for 2016 will happen at the Club on Saturday 9th April, and at the Coal Harbour on Sunday 10th April. Saturday 9th April (H.W. 13:38 Hrs) Crane Set-up 1: Boathouse end at 08:00 hrs (hard standing and trail-able boats under 4 ton) Crane Set-up 2: Clubhouse end at 11:00 hrs (remainder of hard standing boats)…

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