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Planning a Sailing Holiday in 2020?

The ICC, commonly known as the International Certificate of Competency, but to give it its full name the International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft, is a certificate that is designed to prove competency when boating abroad, the most important thing to pack as its a a necessity when chartering a boat, either a power boat or sailing boat.   …

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Pam’s Sailing Blog

Hi, I am Pam and I have recently became a full member of Malahide Yacht Club. My initial introduction to the club in 2018 was with the crew of Mon Reve and their skipper Brian Stewart. Having never been on a boat before I quickly adopted to all the sensory challenges such as balance, noise and motion that one associates …

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D2D 2019

A Report on the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race from crew member Colm Fitzpatrick. The D2D is a 270 nautical mile offshore race conceived at the National Yacht Club as a celebration of Corinthian sailors (ie not many professionals around) In an effort to promote female participation in the race an additional prize was added this year for boats with …

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Keelboat Training commencing at MYC!

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to go sailing out of Malahide Estuary and around Fingal Bay area?  Well now’s your chance!  Sailing is the perfect antidote to a busy week at the office!  Enjoy picturesque Malahide from the water, and explore the Fingal Bay area taking in Donabate, Lambay, Skerries, and Ireland’s Eye while learning the essentials of …

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Rockabill Rally

The annual Rockabill Rally takes place on Saturday 25th May departing from the Malahide Safewater Mark at 13:00, (Main racing fleet to set sail at 13:30 hrs) The rally will be followed by a prizegiving & BBQ planned that evening in SJT  Read more . . . and book Final Bookings for BBQ by midnight Wednesday please   Generally the …

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MYC Sailors Qualify

Over the past few of weeks many sailors young and old, parents and also many guests from other Yacht Clubs around the country, have been completing courses at MYC. These courses included – Safe Guarding, Emergency Care Course, Introduction to Power boating, Continuous Professional Development (Dinghy Instructor Renewals) Marine Radio VHF Short Range Certificate Course and National Powerboat Certificate Course. …

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Marine VHF Short Range Certificate Course (SRCC)

We are seeking interest for a VHF Marine SRCC course commencing shortly. The course does not require any previous experience and over 4 evenings and one evening for an exam,  all elements of VHF radio operations are covered. We will also be covering along with normal, urgency and emergency calls and procedures. The course cost is 200 Euros. This includes …

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Sea Fever at Malahide Yacht Club

This exciting new initiative will provide club members with a structured pathway into keelboat sailing.  Our plan is to provide keelboats for the use of club members, allowing them to develop their skills supported by mentors and an exciting new training programme. Sea Fever will provide opportunities for: – dinghy sailors to progress to keelboats; – current keelboat crew to skipper in rallies, …

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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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