Winter Talk – Golden Globe

On March 15th, Gregor McGuckin will be talking to us about his entry in the Golden Globe race. He’ll be embarking on this race in June of this year, and the journey will take about 9 months, and cover over 55,000 km as he sails around the world. Gregor is the only Irish entrant in…

Winter Talk – Sails

On February 22nd, Harry Sterling of Sterling Sails will give a presentation discussing sail construction from a sail maker’s perspective. The talk covers sail shape and dynamics, the slot effect, sail balance, and general sail trim. The talk will review how the full suit of sails are constructed, and how they should work and perform…

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…

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.

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…

Lift-In Update

Our Lift-In dinner will be held on April 1st. Please contact Karin to book your place. Lift-in will happen on the weekend of the 8th and 9th of April. The order has been posted in the club, and all members with boats being lifted in are asked to be on time, if not early.

Winter Update

Thank you to the RNLI crew for delivering Santa to the DMYC this Saturday gone; the reindeer are most appreciative too, as salt water doesn’t mix well with their fur. This evening, December 22nd, we invite members and guests to come down for a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie before we close…