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Laying Up Supper 2017

Last few Tickets on sale now  (subject to availability) -but they’re going F A S T If you’d like to see the planned Menu just click here

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MYC @ Howth Autumn League

Howth Yacht Club’s 6 week Autumn League series has this year attracted 140 boats from northside and southside clubs from mid-September to the finale this Saturday 21st October. This year, MYC is well represented in Cruiser 111 where we have the majority of entrants with Buster, Kahera, Shenanigans and Tobago, and in Cruisers IV by Encore and in Cruisers V …

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Encore at the Rolex Fastnet Race

I can remember exactly when it started – Saturday 24th October 2015. Dermot Cronin and his son Paddy had just won the Rolex Middle Sea Race Double-Handed class in Dermot’s First 40.7 “Encore”. Some of his old crew (myself included) had joined up with other friends and chartered a J-122 to do the race as well. As both crews celebrated …

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Wicklow Vase Saturday 11 Aug Enter Online

The Wicklow Vase is our annual event, where craft from both the upper and lower estuary come together to compete for the Wicklow Vase Trophy.  This is a great opportunity for upper estuary boats to race out at sea and to take on the larger cruiser fleet.  We look forward to seeing a large turnout of boats from both ends …

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Cruiser Regatta Sailed in Ideal Conditions

With over 120 sailors on 23 boats in three classes, the 2017 MYC Cruiser Regatta, generously sponsored by SPAR (on the Green),  was a great success both on and off the water. Two races back-to-back in moderate south-westerly and southerly winds on courses set by Race Officer Dermot Cronin on the flagship ‘Pyxis’ saw the results almost evenly shared between MYC …

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Provisional Listing of Regatta Entries and Handicaps

Please find below a provisional listing of entries and handicaps as of Friday 28th at 10:00am. Entries in red are verbal commitments and subject to confirmation of registration. Only boats with a current 2017 IRC cert will qualify for IRC results. All boats will be assigned a performance handicap (not ECHO) based on agreement and benchmarking between Brian McDowell & …

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Cruising Weather?

Lovely morning for a sail. Despite the fact that several of the cruiser fleet are away from base, Tobago, Cheyenne and Thira are off cruising and Kahera and Mon Rev are south-side the remainder of the fleet ventured out this morning -after the amazing Lions Match.     Cruiser Race viewed from Portmarnock Beach

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MYC Cruiser Regatta Registration is NOW OPEN

The Regatta takes place on Saturday 29th July this year.  Please let Cruiser Racing Sec. Brian Stewart know if you can offer assistance on the day of the regatta or in some small way in the lead up to the event. It doesn’t need to be a huge commitment. If you would like to help but are unable to attend …

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Gibney Classic 2017

The Gibney Classic was sailed on possibly the most glorious day this year with relatively light winds of 10-19 knots. No need for oilskins just gallons of sunscreen! There was a great turnout of 43 boats including 7 of the Howth 17 fleet taking part. There were also some further Howth boats who cruised to Malahide for the festivities afterwards. …

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Upgrade from VHF to SRC/DSC

STARTING TONIGHT MARINE RADIO COURSE Upgrade for holders of existing VHF marine radio certificate to full SRC/DSC. Cost €150 to include examination by Capt.Martin Darcy and fee to Dept. Contact Eddie Caffrey 0876563216

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