Santa’s Visit to the DMYC

As the colder air starts to bite, and the nights draw in, it can only mean that Christmas is coming! Santa will be coming to the DMYC on December 9th at 1400, and he’s looking forward to seeing all of you! The RNLI have graciously agreed to transport Santa to the DMYC, so he’ll be…

Kish 2017 Results

In stark contrast to last year where winds blew F7 to F8, the wind never got established and a paltry 3 to 5 knots ‘gusting’ 7 to 9 knots at the very most welcomed the competitors, some of which were really struggling to even cross the start line against a strong tide. 47 boats registered…

Lift-Out Supper

With the lift-out rapidly approaching, and thus signalling the end of the summer sailing season, the DMYC will be hosting the annual Lift-Out Supper on Friday, October 13th at 1930. Tickets are €22/head – purchasable online, or via the office.

DBSC Call for volunteers

Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Call for Volunteers Every week DBSC organises racing on 9 separate courses with an average of 6 classes competing in each. These races could not be held without the assistance of a significant number of volunteers. Each race requires the following voluntary personnel: • Race officer • Timekeeper • Visual…

Cruise-in-Company report

Fellow sailors, We had a most enjoyable cruise down to Greystones on Monday. We managed on short notice to have four boats with eleven crew participating. The Beach House won out again with dining alfresco. Another short-notice trip: The suggestion came up that some of us might depart for Howth; next Tuesday morning, leaving by…

Dún Laoghaire Sailability Programme 2017

For children aged 8-17 with physical and sensorial disabilities The waterfront clubs – DMYC, National Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club, and Royal St George Yacht Club – have again combined to run this programme in Dún Laoghaire during the summer of 2017. Programme Introductory Day (Come and Try it!) – Sunday 11th June at…

Lake sailing in Poland

DMYC member Michal Matulka is organising a sailing trip to Poland for the end of September. Masuria is a region in northern Poland famous for its 2000 lakes. Before the end of World War 2, it was mostly inhabited by Polish-speaking (Mazurian dialect) Lutheran Masurians and constituted a part of East Prussia. Masuria occupies much…