It was a fine sunny, and windy, day for a race today. Our request to Eolas for F3 – F4 was not heard, with the Dublin Bay Buoy recording 29 knot gusts (and it felt stronger than that with the sea state). Seven yachts retired due to conditions or gear failure, out of a fleet…Details
Santa is sending a reminder to all the children that he will be delivered by the lifeboat to the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club on Saturday 17th December at 2.00 o’clock. He is looking forward to seeing you all there again this year, and says that Rudolph is hoping that the Lifeboat will help out…Details
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…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
The annual lift-in will take place on April 12th (Saturday) and 13th (Sunday), weather permitting. Please contact Denis on 0879498697 to book your place in the lift-in schedule.