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JUNIOR TRAINING COURSES NOW OPEN FOR BOOKINGS!

Malahide Yacht Club is a Recognised Training Centre of Irish Sailing. We operate Irish Sailing’s Small Boat Sailing Scheme, National Powerboat Scheme, and also offer VHF, Navigation courses, First Aid, and ICC to name but a few.  Keelboat Training for our young teens and adults are also on offer from our base in Malahide Marina. We have recently been awarded …

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Nollaig na mBan Ladies Dinner

Three years ago we took the opportunity to activate this custom in our club and at the same time raise funds for one of the most important medico-social services in the country.  It’s an absolutely wonderful evening for those who attend and to date we have raised almost €6000 for our local hospice. Help us to help them continue this …

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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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Dinghy Regatta

DINGHY REGATTA 2019 Malahide Yacht Club members together with our sponsor The Grand Hotel, Malahide are looking forward to providing a great day of racing on the Broadmeadows for the Club’s annual Dinghy Regatta on Saturday 24th August, The first warning gun will be at 12 noon and three races are scheduled and all classes welcome. If you’d like to get …

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Sea Fever Training at MYC – temperatures rising!

Sea Fever temperatures were high over the past few weeks at Malahide Yacht Club! Kicking off our Introductory Week for keelboat beginners in mid- June, our own MYC coach (and past 420 world champion bronze medal winning sailor) Colin O’Sullivan put Amelie Soffe, Kate Campion, Laura Fleming and Joanna Berry through their paces, as they left behind their Oppies to …

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Optimists all over the place!

The weekend 15 – 16 June, we hosted 120 Optimists sailors and support crews (aka as parents) for the 2019 Optimist Leinster Championships at Broadmeadows. Sponsored by Joe Duffy, Volvo, we had competitors from 17 sailing clubs from around the country, all accompanied with a fleet of support and coach boats. We prayed that the forecasted rain would not pour …

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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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