Dinghy Sailing Roster
MYC hosted the Crosbie Cup last weekend on behalf of the International Optimist Class Association of Ireland, with 61 boats competing in two fleets, the six-race event generously sponsored by TGI Fridays (thanks to our own Brenda Kearns, COO of the EE Group which includes TGI Fridays and Starbucks).
The Main Fleet winner of the Cup was Conor Gorman of the National Yacht Club with Kate Natin the leading MYC sailor in the 28-boat fleet, which experienced light easterly winds on the Saturday but better westerly conditions on the second day to allow three longer races.
Running in tandem with the Main Fleet on a separate course was...Read more
The Wicklow Vase is an annual fun race where the Cruiser and Dinghy fleets compete against each other on the water with the aim of encouraging all sailors in the club to participate. The Cruisers have lots of spaces for anyone interested in crewing on the day.
If interested in crewing, please email Colleen on email@example.com.
The event includes a Festival BBQ in SJT from 3.30pm. We have set the price of the BBQ low to encourage as many members as possible to attend. €5 for Burger (beef/chicken), Salad, Crisps and a soft drink and €2 for cheesecake.
For the second time in two years, TGI Friday’s has come to the aid of Malahide Yacht Club by sponsoring a major Optimist Class event, this time the Crosbie Cup on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th July. In 2012, the company supported the Club in its running of the Optimist Connacht Championship and this year it has kindly stepped in to provide welcome sponsorship of a significant event on the Optimist Class’ annual calendar. “We are delighted to support local community events,” said the EE Group’s Marketing Manager Celine Gilmer “and trust that the young competitors will enjoy both the racing and après-sailing activities...Read more
MYC hosts the IODAI Crosbie Cup this weekend (Sat.19th/Sun.20th) and Optimist sailors are reminded that the closing date for receipt of entries is this Wednesday (16th) at 5.30pm.
Cost of entry is €50 plus a one-off fee of €20 for non-IODAI members. Entries must be completed online via the IODAI website - www.iodai.com - and not through the Club.
The event is limited to Optimist Class Silver Fleet and Regatta Fleet sailors - Gold Fleet-ranked sailors are not permitted.Read more
SPAR, overlooking the Village Green, has kindly offered to sponsor our 2014 Cruiser Regatta on Saturday 12th July and we are delighted to receive support from a local business for our biggest keelboat event.
The Regatta will again be a 2-race event, with courses set by our Race Officer Neil Murphy using former Commodore Martin Clancy's 'Banba' as flagship. Racing will be for Class 2, Class 3 and White Sails and we expect entries from Howth and possibly Skerries and Rush to join our own enthusiastic cruiser racing fleet.
Notice of Race
First Gun 10.55 hours - 2 races.
Classes: Cruisers 2, Cruisers 3 and Non-Spinnaker.
WL and/or Olympic Triangle course for all classes.
Racing area to east of the Malahide landfall mark.
All boats are advised to carry VHF radios as the Race Committee may broadcast information to competitors on Ch 69.