Commodore's Welcome

It gives me great pleasure as Commodore of the Royal Irish Yacht Club to welcome you to the Club's web site which I hope you will find informative and helpful. The Royal Irish Yacht Club is situated in a central location in Dun Laoghaire Harbour with excellent access and visiting sailors can be sure of a special welcome.

Costa Concordia Talk & Supper Thursday 5th March

Supper and Talk with Brian McAllister who has been involved in the diving and marine business since 1975 working in the oil, gas and salvage business principally as a diver. He has worked world-wide as an air diver/surface mixed gas diver/saturation bell diver and diver technician and 1 atmospheric submersible pilot. He assisted in the early 1980’s in the saturation exploration dives on the Lusitania. Brian was diving supervisor on the largest ever salvage project ever undertaken on the raising and removal of the 120,000 tonne cruise liner, Costa Concordia, off the coast of Italy. Brian will be giving a  fascinating talk on the Salvage Operation of the Costa Concordia.
Talk 7.30pm Sharp, followed by Supper €20.00
Book now 2809452 Ext 1

Book Swop Saturday 7th March

The book club has assembled a great and eclectic range of books over the past two years and these will be available to browse, purchase or swap for other books in the drawing room to members, family and friends. Spend a leisurely morning in your club over complimentary coffee or else why not book brunch or lunch. €5 for each swap  or purchase up to three books with proceeds to the RNLI. for more information please contact RIYC Book Club. 11.30-2.30pm

Mother's Day & St.Patrick's Day

Mother's Day Lunch
Sunday 15th March 1.00pm
Gather all your family together for a memorable lunch in the Club. Children of all ages welcome. Book now 2809452 E1. €25.00 for adults and half price for children.
St. Patrick's Day Brunch
Tuesday 17th March 10.00am to 2.00pm
Enjoy a relaxing brunch in the Drawing Room between the busy festivities of the day. 

Associates' Lunch, Friday 20th March

Our guest speaker is Roger Stalley, a Fellow Emeritus of Trinity College, Dublin where he was a Professor of the History of Art until his retirement four years ago.  

The Book of Kells is an extraordinary book and Roger Stalley will illustrate in his talk some recent discoveries and reveal some of the mysteries surrounding its making. Guests welcome. 
Lunch €25.00 Book now by phoning 2809452 Ext .

Saskia & Andrea Olympic Games Fundraising Dinner Friday 20th March

Bid to represent Ireland at 2016 Olympic Games 

Two young women, Members of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, Saskia Tidey and Andrea Brewster, are members of the ISA Olympic Squad and are currently seeking to be selected to represent Ireland in the 49er FX Skiff Class at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in 2016, when, for the first time, the all-female Skiff Class will be included in the Games.

For the past while, they have been training in Australia and in Florida and competing internationally in order to acquire the appropriate ranking to represent Ireland at the Olympics.

Exergyn Talk Wednesday 11th March

My name is John Leahy - you may know me from the Thursday Cruising Talks held throughout the winter. I am always casting around for new speakers and new topics. I found this one most interesting and exciting - it is a bit like going  back thirty years and being allowed by a guy called Tony Ryan  to see  the workings of a little Irish airline with two planes -  and being told that they are going to beat the world! Laughable at the time. But it came to pass. This company, Exergyn is a bit like that - they are turning waste hot water into electricity! And they tell me they will beat the world. Ten or so Irish graduates have worked on this for three years. It is quite a story. Supper available afterwards €20.00. Book now 2809452 Ext 1.

Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2015

Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2015 will have it all, there will great racing and a lively social scene with a festival atmosphere and fun for all ashore. We are following our well proven format of four days of racing commencing on the afternoon of Thursday 9th, and finishing Sunday afternoon 12th July.

See here for Notice of Race, Entry Forms and Full details 
See here for message for the Chairman Timothy Goodbody.