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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.

MYC Boat Jumblie -come down and grab a bargain

Broadmeadows Dinghy Sailing Centre Sea Road, Malahide     Sunday 3rd March 2019:  12 Noon – 4.30 pm Tea / Coffee / Cakes / Refreshments available Get yourself ready for the season ahead. Do you need new sailing gear of any sort – Gloves, Booties, Buoyancy Aids, Wetsuits, Kags, Boats, Dinghy gear, Windsurfing gear and much, much more……. Have you got boaty …

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Instructor CPD

Attention all Dinghy Instructors! Malahide Yacht Club will run a CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Revalidation Workshop for Dinghy Sailing Instructors on Saturday the 6th of April 2019. The course will run from 09:00hrs to 17:30hrs at Broadmeadows and will incorporate both shore and on the water exercises. This course not only updates your instructor validation but keeps you current on the …

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MYC Sailing Instructors for 2019 – APPLY NOW!

Malahide Yacht Club is currently updating their database of instructors and coaches for 2019. If you wish to be considered for instructing or coaching work in 2019, please submit your CV to thereseflavin@gmail.com Positions open for:  Senior Instructors  Assistant Instructors (min. age 15 years)  Dinghy Instructor Advanced Instructors Volunteer Assistants (min. age 14 years) Please include a sailing-focussed CV with …

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Nollaig na mBan

We will host a very important fundraising event again this Christmas season in St James’s Terrace on Saturday 5th January to raise funds for St Francis Hospice. This is an evening devoted to our lady members and their guests and follows the tradition of Nollaig na mBan, also called Women’s Christmas, which traditionally brings the Christmas season to a close. …

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Gala Ball celebrating 60 Years of MYC

Our Guest of Honour on Saturday evening was the Mayor of Fingal, Cllr.Anthony Lavin and other guests included representatives from Howth Yacht Club, Skerries Sailing Club, Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club, Malahide Golf Club and Malahide Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club A surprise feature was the presentation of specially commissioned ‘Past Commodore’ lapel pins to the 14 past Commodores in attendance …

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Cruising Logs -present and past.

Cruising Logs completed by Club Members detailing their travels this season are now available. We’re happy to post more logs of member’s interesting travels if skippers should submit them (in digital form if at all possible). Cruising Group

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24 HOUR SAIL in BROADMEADOWS

After last year’s successful event, DCU Surfn’Sail joined up with DIT Sailing for another 24hr Sail in aid of The Ocean Cleanup campaign, to try tackle a huge problem affecting our seas, which is rubbish! This year, the campaign included a talk for our juniors and parents on the Around Ireland Race and also provided an opportunity for 6 of …

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60th Anniversary Gala Ball

    To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Malahide Yacht Club, we invite you to a Gala Ball in The Grand Hotel, Malahide on Saturday 17th November 2018.

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