Our thanks to Zuben’ubi (Raphael Heron) for these photos from the race out around the Kish this year.
We also received some photos from Thisbe (Jim Schofield) via Zuben’ubi and X-Tension.
X-Tension (Aisling Kelly) sent these photos to us.
Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club - a small, friendly club on the West Pier
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
This year, the DMYC’s annual Kish Race will be in honour of the centenary anniversary of the sinking of the mailboat “Leinster” on October 10th, 1918. On Sunday 23rd September, the race out to the Kish and back (or a suitable substitute mark depending on the weather) will be held, followed by the prize giving.…Details
Our Community Safety Officer at Dun Laoghaire R.N.L.I. Station, Dave Farrell, has offered to conduct a “Lifejacket Safety Clinic” for DMYC members and friends on Saturday August 11th from 1100 to 1400 hrs. in the Main Bar of the Club. This will involve Members receiving face to face information, instruction and advice with regard to…Details
The Laser Masters World Championships will be the largest sailing championship held on Dublin Bay in 2018, with an expected entry of over 360 boats from 40 nations (aged 35-75yrs) accompanied by over 250 friends and supporters. The event is hosted by RSGYC/NYC and DL Harbour. A large number of Volunteers are required both for…Details
Dawn broke, and the club web camera showed a sea as smooth as glass. Dublin Bay Buoy reported 1 knot, gusting 2. Would the forecast come true? Windy.com was reporting a possibility of as high as 9 knots, easterly. Race officers, RIB crews, timekeepers, shore support – all volunteers – started rolling in to the…Details
Congratulations to J/109 Juggerknot for being our King of the Bay. A little birdie tells us that they hit the perfect conditions for a Code Zero, and just happened to have one on board that they could use for a bit over 2 miles of the race.