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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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Dinghies Frostbite Series

Already 4 weeks into the first Frostbite Series of the season and a total of eight races have been contested to date, with as many as 9 Lasers racing each week, joined by some 420s, Topaz and Optimist sailors. Temperatures have remained mild and wind conditions have ranged from the very light to a moderate 15+knots providing some great sailing conditions …

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Dinghy Frostbite Series

The MYC Dinghy Frostbites series started Saturday last, 22nd September. This year we are running 2 separate series and also opening it to members from other clubs. The events are open to Lasers (all Rigs), Fevas, 420’s, Optimists, Topaz, Konas etc. Series 1 – 7 Saturdays, from 22nd September to 3rd November, 2 races each day, first gun at 3pm …

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All Aboard the Brian Boru!

  The Summer was not over for MYC sailors on Sunday, as they enjoyed the experience of sailing a Tall Ship with their departure from Poolbeg Yacht Club, with ideal Westerly winds. The crew of 11 (9 cadets and 2 parents) discovered the joy of sweating at the masts, working heavy canvas sails and managing the halyards and sheets – a …

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Karl Howard Memorial Trophy Race -TOMORROW Saturday

Any two handed boat can take part. Results will be calculated using PY. All the club’s Topaz, Vision and Feva fleets will be available to rent. It would be great to see them all out on the water so please contact the relevant class captains in plenty time to book a boat, some very organised people have already been on …

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Wicklow Vase

All competing boats must register in advance on-line. In addition to this all cruiser skippers (or their nominee) and all dinghy sailors (both Helm and Crew) must sign in and attend the briefing by the Race Officer at SJT clubhouse at 12:00 hours on Saturday 1st September in advance of going afloat. Sailing Instructions are available on the event page (just click on the relevant date on the EVENTS …

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Dinghy Regatta

ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE LATE FRIDAY  24th We are delighted to announce The Grand Hotel once more as a sponsor for our Dinghy Regatta this year along with a great new sponsor Craft Insure.  Malahide Yacht Club together with our very generous sponsors 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 …

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The Optimist Circuit, a busy Summer!

When discussion amongst Optimist parents is focused on annual leave entitlement, you know it’s been a busy summer. After a very successful Ulster’s, our fleet has been busy representing MYC at many local and international events, consuming parents holiday leave at an exponential rate! Leinsters – HYC – 16/17 June MYC got off to a cracking start with Kate Campion winning senior …

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420 CONNAUGHT SUCCESS FOR GEMMA & EMMA

Congratulations to Gemma McDowell (above left) and Emma Gallagher who headed the entire fleet at Lough Ree Yacht Club last weekend to win the 420 Class Connaught Championship title. Six other MYC boats competed at the event. The girls recently competed in the 420 Junior Europeans in Seisimbra in Portugal.

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Everyone a Winner at the Double Ree!

Last weekend’s Double Ree Youth event was about much more than who took home the prizes.   MYC won plenty, but there was a lot more on offer. Racing amongst 4 different two-handed dinghies, 57 boats, 114 sailors, camping, sausages, swimming, ordering pizza at midnight, capsizing to cool down and having someone to sail with, to share the laughs and …

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