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About Malahide Yacht Club

HISTORY

Malahide Yacht Club was established in 1958 with the objective of “promoting and encouraging sailing” and in the years since its formation, it has been one of the most successful sports clubs in a town rich in sporting heritage.

An Olympic Silver Medal (in 1980), representation at ten of the last twelve Olympic Games and 28 National Championship winners in eight different dinghy classes are impressive achievements but the Club is also proud of its contribution to introducing the sport to hundreds of children and adults over the years.

Broadmeadows Dinghy Sailing Centre on the Upper Estuary.
Broadmeadows Dinghy Sailing Centre on the Upper Estuary.

MYC is unique in the sailing world in that it has two separate clubhouses and two distinctly different sailing waters. The inland Upper Estuary – known as the Broadmeadow Water – provides ideal, non-tidal conditions for dinghy sailing, racing and sail training. Facilities there include a large and secure dinghy storage pen (housing over 100 boats) and a modern, state-of-the-art clubhouse which was re-built and re-opened in 2012 as the Club’s Dinghy Sailing Centre. The Broadmeadows is widely recognised as the best place to learn to sail in Ireland. For directions to Broadmeadows from around the country click HERE

 

 

St James Terrace Clubhouse
St James Terrace Clubhouse

 

The older clubhouse at St. James’s Terrace (between the Tennis Club and Scout Den) overlooking the tidal Lower Estuary is built on the site of the Club’s original wooden pavilion. It is the base for the Club’s cruising and keelboat racing enthusiasts and also houses the Club’s bar, catering and function facilities. Members’ boats are kept in either Malahide Marina or on moorings in the Estuary channel.

The Club is run by an Executive Committee headed by the Commodore, with officers in charge of such matters as Finance, Secretarial, House, Social, Facilities, Dinghies and Keelboats, and with Class Captains for the various fleets.

Wave Regatta

Our neighbours in Howth Yacht Club have undertaken an exciting new initiative with a major weekend sailing event in June called the “Wave Regatta”. This is an open event and no doubt several MYC boats and sailors will be involved. To find out more about what is planned, please check out the link below.   waveregatta.com

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Pen Clean Up

The clean up of the Pen is progressing on schedule.  All boats have been assigned a temporary number.  You now need to visit the Broadmeadows pen and see what number is assigned to your boat.  It is placed on the stern of all boats apart from the Optimist where it is on the bow. When paying your pen fee you …

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February Friday Dining

Our popular Friday dining continues  on 23rd February Menu Starter Warm Duck, Noodle and Asian Vegetable Salad drizzled in Sweet Chilli Dressing Mains Pan Fried Chicken Supreme with Ratatouille Five Bean Stew or Slow Cooked Daube of Beef with Glazed Green Beans and Carrots, Gratin Potato and Red Wine Jus Dessert Specialty Cheesecake   Just €21.50 -pay on the evening …

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Broadmeadows Pen Restructuring

At the 2017 AGM the incoming Committee gave a commitment to address the registration and overcrowding of boats in the Broadmeadows Pen. Since that time a number of audits of the boats and trailers in the pen have been carried out. On the 7th January 2018 there were 139 boats and 11 trailers in the pen. When we exclude Club …

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Irish Sailing Cruising Conference 2018 – Clayton Hotel

  Irish Sailing Crusing Conference 2018 17th February Clayton Hotel Leopardstown, Dublin 18 Booking now available Spaces are limited and demand is always high. It is highly recommended you book early. Irish sailing members tickets cost €25 and non members are €30 and includes lunch at the Clayton. Click THIS LINK to book tickets THE 2018 ESPECIALLY CHOSEN TALKS INCLUDE … …

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Wednesday Night Talks

“Tall Ship Adventure of a Lifetime” We continue our popular series of Wednesday night talks on Wednesday 31st JANUARY at 8.00 pm in MYC, St James Terrace with a presentation from Sindy Offer, of Sail Training Ireland, that should interest many of our younger members Experience the excitement and pageantry of sailing in Tall Ships. You can also find out about …

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Christmas ‘FUN FUNDRAISING’ Table Quiz

The third in our series of monthly ‘FUN FUNDRAISING’ table quizzes takes place THIS SATURDAY 16th December. This will be a special Christmas themed night with special treats including mulled wine, christmas crackers, mince pies, nibbles and lots of Christmas fun including Christmas Jumpers! A great fun night out €40 for a table of four. As always, all funds raised will go towards expenditure on club projects next …

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