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.

Annual Pursuit Race, Friday 5th September



The Annual Pursuit Race, formerly the End of Season Race will be held on Friday 5th September. See Notice of Race here.

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Get your crew geared up for a great weekend of sailing. Don't forget to book Supper only €25.00pp. Book with Gareth now. 

DBSC Cruiser Challenge - Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September


Enter Now and see notice of race here.
The Summer regattas are over, The ICRA’s a distant memory, and Calves week a hazy dream, but…. the boat is going well, the crew are red hot and rearing to go, and the DBSC Cruiser Challenge is there for the last great outing before winter duties beckon.
Hosted on 6th and 7th September by RIYC this year’s event promises to be an engaging and competitive event as usual. With 7 fleets, 2 courses and a variety of race options CC2014 is the perfect way to end the superb 2014 sailing season on a high.

Summer Sailing Updates


      Halloween won its class and the overall regatta prize in Alcudia Mallorca under the burgee of the RIYC.  It was the 30th Regatta Almirante Conde de Barcelona.

Participate in Bart's Bash with the RIYC 21st September

Bart's Bash, is a Guinness World Record attempt for 'The Largest Sailing Race in the World'! It is a charity event in memory of Andrew Simpson who was a gold and silver medalist, an America's Cup professional and an all-round fantastic man who was tragically killed in a training accident on San Franciso Bay in May 2013.

RIYC Entries here, enter now 
The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is a brilliant charity inspiring the next generation to live greater lives by providing opportunities through sailing. For more details please seewww.andrewsimpsonsailing.org

Aboveboard, Thursday 11th September


Aboveboard and the RIYC bring you a 'Taster SUP' day.  Stand up paddle boarding sessions will be held in the Club at 12.00, 14.30 and 17.00. If you are interested please contact Ronan on 0868183942 or email ronan@aboveboard.ie. Read more here. 

RIYC Supper Club, Friday 12th September

Friday 12th September
Dublin is the latest in a long line of capital cities to embrace the new dining culture that is The Supper Club. Also known as Secret Dining or Underground Restaurants. If you enjoy your food and have a sense of fun this could be for you. It's a work in progress so don't ask for a prospectus yet!


Liffey Cruise - Saturday 27th September

Calling all RIYC boat owners to visit the River Liffey’s new pontoons.
Cruising Flotilla to Coincide with Dublin Port Vintage Car Rally, 27th - 28th of September

Dublin Port Company have installed new permanent pontoons on the River Liffey at North Wall Quay (beside the O2). Dublin Port Company, Sail Training Ireland and Irish Sailing Association have linked up with the Cruising Association of Ireland’s yearly Liffey Cruise to create the Dublin Port Parade of Sail on the weekend of 27 & 28 September 2014.  All members of the boating community are invited to take part in a flotilla to officially open these pontoons, which are now available for use by vessels wishing to visit the Capital City.