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..


RIYC Rio 2016 Olympic 49fx Fundraiser Thursday 5th May



How about kicking off the 2016 summer season by joining Andrea & Saskia at the RIYC for a night of Olympic selection celebration and Craic?!

They would really like to take the opportunity to celebrate this massive achievement with friends, family and Team Brewster/Tidey supporters! The more the merrier so invite your friends! 

Even if you can't make the event, please contribute to their campaign. The funds they raise will go towards essential training camps in Rio in May and July. Their biggest expenses are flights, rib/coach boat charter, Olympics spinnakers and accommodation.
Look forward to a fun night at the RIYC on May 5th at a Brazilian-themed BBQ along with live entertainment and a complimentary glass of wine on arrival! 
*****This is a ticket event.**** Please book a ticket here! Tickets are €25.00

Bistro, Saturday 7th May

Apr├Ęs Sail Bistro in the Wet Bar at 6.00pm.
 €28.00 pp, start the season with a fun night in the company of your crew, friends or family!

Book a table now with the Catering office. 

See menu here. 

Feva Eastern Championships April 2016


Tim Norwood & Finn Cleary came second in the RS Eastern Feva championships, sailing a club Feva “The Des Rogan” and hosted by the RSGYC last weekend. It was the first RS event that Tim & Finn  had sailed in and they were one of the  youngest and lightest competitors.  They led the event on the first day coming 1st in the first three races and 2nd in the fourth race, on the second day the wind increased with gusts of up to 20 knots of breeze making it difficult for the light crew.

Royal Irish Yacht Club Celebrating Club of the Year


The Club is delighted to have received the Mitsubishi Motors Sailing Club of the Year Award and the Eastern Region Training Centre of the Year.


Read this fantastic article by Winkie Nixon in  Afloat