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On your Marks . . . .

The club’s mark-laying team was in action last weekend to lay the Donabate and Hoskyns marks in advance of the first Cruiser race of the season next Saturday 21st April. First gun is 1355hrs. All cruiser racing and general cruiser sailors are invited to come and join in the sail which is scheduled to circumnavigate Ireland’s Eye and return to Malahide. Anybody …

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ICC Course

Cruising

International Certificate of Competency (ICC) Theory Course The aim of the ICC is to provide boat owners and people wishing to charter boats, with an internationally recognised document certifying their competence to skipper a boat for recreational use. In Ireland the Irish Sailing Association are the issuing authority for ICCs. We would like to invite expressions of interest for this …

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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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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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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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