Ruffian National Championships

The DMYC will be hosting the Ruffian National Championships for 2016; we hope that all competitors will have a great time out on the water, and back ashore at the club. The Championship dinner will be held on Saturday 16th July, after racing. The (amended June 28th) Notice of Race is available. The Sailing Instructions…

Regatta 2016 – Results

Results are final as of 17:41 on June 11, 2016 King of the Bay – Class A Fleet Start: Class A, Finishes: Finish time, Time: 11:25 Rank Fleet Boat SailNo HelmName Rating Elapsed Corrected Points 1 Class A Lively Lady IRL 1644 Rodney Martin 1.079 2:06:04 2:16:02 1.0 2 Class A BOOMERANG IRL 1367 Paul…

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…

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…

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…

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…