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MYC Sailing Instructors for 2018 – APPLY NOW!

Malahide Yacht Club is currently updating their database of instructors and coaches for 2018. If you wish to be considered for instructing or coaching work in 2018, please complete this application form and return it to thereseflavin@gmail.com   The Club will be short listing candidates for interview in December for the following instructor positions on their Summer Courses from applications …

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Dinghy Prize-giving 2017

Optimists There was a buzz and air of excitement and anticipation as the prizes for the Optimist year-end sailing were awarded last Saturday night. It was a fabulous year with many more Optimist sailors participating in away events, resulting in higher competition in club series racing. The Optimist racing series were dominated by Sophie Kilmartin, James Anglim and Jamie Wynne …

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Aspiring Hero’s

 Passion is infectious and there is nothing more entertaining than seeing a fellow sailor deliver a talk on the virtues and fun of our sport. However, to captivate and entertain our Optimist and Feva sailors, (ages ranging from 9 – 13 years) for 60 minutes says volumes. Colm Roche managed this feat and gave an animated lesson on team racing, on rules, …

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FEVAS IN ACTION AT SKERRIES REGATTA

Three of our Club Fevas headed to Skerries for their Annual Junior Regatta last weekend.  With strong winds forecast for the afternoon, Skerries wasted no time in getting boats on the water and racing underway. Three races, back-to-back, in record time, had everyone back in for 2pm.  Probably the fastest speed regatta ever at the Club! The Fevas were in a mixed fleet, some great competitive …

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Optimist News

The wind Gods back for Leinsters! The Anemoi is the collective term for ALL four wind Gods within Greek mythology, each of them corresponding to one of the four cardinal directions: North Wind: Boreas South Wind: Notus East Wind: Eurus West Wind: Zephyrus This year without exception these Gods only showed their muscle when the MYC crew left their home …

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DINGHY REGATTA SUCCESS

The MYC Dinghy Regatta, kindly sponsored by Avolon, attracted an entry of 73 boats and boards across seven classes, with success for several MYC sailors too. The Lasers (19 boats in total) saw an MYC clean sweep with Sean Anglim, Sarah Jayne Gallagher and Cliona Fitzpatrick taking the honours in the Full, Radial and 4.7 rigs respectively. George O’Connor headed …

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420 Sailing

For any sailors who are considering the 420 as their next boat the 420 Association will  be offering the opportunity to come along and try sailing the Association boats as part of an open day at their training event on the 28th, 29th and the 30th October at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. Whether you wish to helm or try …

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Optimist Nationals 2017

Well done and congratulations to our team of ten optimist sailors who competed over the last four days in the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Some very tough weather conditions but all of Team MYC did us proud. Great determination from our young sailors who persevered in the very choppy waters of Dublin Bay in winds gusting 28kts at times with …

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Dinghy Regatta Enter ONLINE Now

Malahide Yacht Club are looking forward to welcoming sailors, both young and old, from the many other Dublin clubs to the Broadmeadows Dinghy Sailing Centre, Malahide for what will hopefully be a day of excellent racing.   The regatta is open to all boats of the following classes where there are a minimum of three boats starting: Optimist (Main Fleet, …

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Junior European 420 Championship’s

MYC cadet members Gemma McDowell and Emma Gallagher have just arrived home having represented Ireland at the Junior European 420 Championship held last week in Lake Garda in Italy. Gemma and Emma were part of an 8 boat Irish Team that travelled. The overall event was won by a Spanish pair but the MYC girls did us proud by being …

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