COMMODORE'S WELCOME

It gives me great pleasure as Commodore of the Royal Irish Yacht Club to welcome you to the Club's website 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.

The Royal Irish Yacht Club in association with Wicklow Sailing Club is proud to co-host the Volvo Round Ireland Yacht Race taking place on Saturday, 18th June 2016.  We welcome all boats especially those based in Dun Laoghaire prior to the race. Read about the Round Ireland Yacht Race here..


Teng Tools Royal Irish Yacht Club Regatta 25th June 2016


We have an amazing day for planned  for you with a little something for everyone!

First off for the Sailors... 


  • Do your little ones fancy a pirate adventure on the water, the INSS will be here to take them out. Details to follow. 

RIYC Member's Lunch 11th June

We are delighted to announce artist Kay O'Brien will be the guest speaker at  our summer Member's Lunch.
Kay will give us a brief  exploration of the works and inspiration's of 20th-century Irish artists

Join us from 12.30 pm with lunch at 13.00 pm
Guests welcome
€25.00 per person, read menu here!

Book now with the Catering Office

Casual Grill Night in the Wet Bar 11th June

Not competing in the ICRA Nationals??
Why not join us for a relaxed evening in the Wet Bar, for a mouthwatering menu of Antipasti,  Grilled meats and Salads 
Dinner  €25.00,  dessert €5.00

Guests welcome

Book now with the Catering Office
Phone 01-2809452 ext 1.

Harbour Heritage Day, on Bloomsday Thursday 16th June

You will be aware that in 2015 we were faced with a planning application to develop our harbour as a reception base for super liners. We joined forces with the other Waterfront Clubs to present obvious objections to the proposal in order to safeguard the future of Sailing in Dublin Bay. The matter was referred to An Bord Pleanala and an oral hearing took place that lasted for 17 days. Again, the Dun Laoghaire Combined Clubs took an active part and a team of professionals was engaged to reinforce that objection.Fifty-one RIYC members have generously responded to pleas from the DLCC to contribute to the cost  The Commodores of all the Dun Laoghaire clubs have agreed to nominate Thursday 16th June as our fundraising day, as Harbour Heritage Day, to galvanise the sailors to show solidarity and not only to contribute but to underwrite the €48,000 needed to clear our debt.  We would hope that every person on the water that day will donate €20!!! Voluntary donations can also be made. Please make your contribution here
Read letter from Dun Laoghaire Combined Clubs