8th November 2020 to 28th March 2021
The race will be sailed under the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the prescriptions of Irish Sailing, the
rules of each class concerned and this Notice of Race except as modified by the Sailing Instructions
and any amendments thereto.
- Eligibility and Insurance
The series is open to mono-hull dinghies and, at the discretion of the organisers, other light craft
capable of racing safely on the same course as the dinghies. All craft must display a sail number. All
competitors must be personal members of Irish Sailing or members of an affiliated Category 1 club.
Each entrant must have third-party insurance cover of not less than €3.0 million.
- Classes and Handicapping
As a minimum, there will be one start for Lasers (all types combined) and one start for all other boats.
If the number of entries is large enough, the fleet will be divided. If there are enough entries of any
one design of boat, a separate class may be created. All mixed fleets will race under the Portsmouth
The races will take place inside Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
- Schedule and Courses
Racing will take place on Sundays, with the first start at 14:00 local time. The aim will be to run at
least two races each Sunday, but this may be varied depending on weather and other circumstances.
Races will be divided into two series:
Series 1: seven Sundays from 8 November to 20 December 2020
Series 2: thirteen Sundays from 3 January to 28 March 2021
The courses will be either windward-leeward or a modified Olympic triangle.
- Entry and Fees
The online entry form is available at www.dmyc.ie. Entries received up to 20:00 on the day before a
race will be included in that race. Later entries may be accepted at the discretion of the organisers.
- Sailing Instructions
Sailing Instructions will be available on the web site (www.dmyc.ie) at least five days before the first
race. Changes to the sailing instructions will also be published on the web site.
- Scoring and Prizes
Prizes will be awarded for each class in each series. Subject to Covid Restrictions at the time, those
prizes will be presented in the DMYC after the last race in each series.
A limited number of dinghy parking spaces are available at the DMYC, for a separate charge. An
application form for dinghy parking is available on request to [email protected]
- Covid Measures
Whilst the DMYC wishes to provide high quality racing for the series, we must all be
conscious of the current Covid – 19 Guidelines and safety measures. Consequently;
• Racing is unlikely to take place if winds are gusting over 18 Kts
• Racing will only be in the Harbour
• RIB’s will be primarily for mark laying, and crewed by a driver only, Competitors
should consider their ability and the prevailing conditions before going afloat, to avoid
placing RIB crew at risk.
• There will be no daily prize giving
• Club changing rooms across the waterfront are unlikely to be open
Printable version also available. Online entry now open.