May is the first month of proper sailing in the summer season, and the month is promising to be full of activities, ranging from protest committee training to cruising in company events. May 9th, from 1400 to 1700 will be a continuation of the child safety training, in association with the ISA. May 15th will be…Details
It’s the 50th anniversary year of the founding of the DMYC this year, and we’re getting the sailing season started with a host of activities. Yesterday, we held our lift-in supper, a sold-out event. We’ll be running the lift-in over the weekend of the 18th and 19th, so for those who haven’t finished their winter…Details
The start of the summer sailing season is almost upon us, and we’ll be running our annual lift-in on the 18th and 19th of April. However, before we do that, it’s time for a Club Supper! Our next supper will be on April 10th (Friday), starting at 19:30 hours. We’re offering a two-course buffet meal…Details
The Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company is soliciting public feedback on their proposed changes to accommodate multi-hundred metre cruise ships in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The core aspects of these changes, from a marine point of view, are: Dredging a deeper channel into the harbour Construction of a ~435 metre pier from just west of the Stena…Details
This week, on Thursday 26th, we continue our Winter Talks series with a talk by Frank Miller on “The Stories Behind the Pictures”. Frank is an award-winning Irish Times photographer and picture editor, who was covered everything from the opening of an envelope to the genocide in Rwanda. He’ll be talking about his work and…Details
Racing Two-Handed around Britain and Ireland requires all round skill, great seamanship and tenacity. This Thursday March 12th, come and listen to Liam Coyne talk about racing around Britain and Ireland, two-handed, in “Lula Belle”. More details can be found in the event; all are welcome, and we start at 8 PM.
This Thursday, March 5th, Cormac Lowth will be talking to us about the sailing trawlers of Ringsend. From 1819 to the immediate aftermath of the First World War, a large fleet of sailing beam-trawlers, known as smacks, existed in Ringsend and Dublin Bay. Many of these fishing vessels and their crews originated in Brixham in Devon…Details