The RIYC is currently looking for SBSS Dinghy Instructors for it summer courses and coaching 2024.
Applications made now be made using the following link.

Royal Irish Yacht Club Keelboat Events 2024
Aug 30
A unique schedule of major sailing championships will be hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire in 2024, in what will be three weeks of premiere keelboat racing.

Aug 12
RIYC Junior Sailing Courses start on Tuesday 4 June.

Jul 08
The Club is hosting its Annual Junior Regatta on Wednesday 24th July with over 120 sailors expected from all the Dun Laoghaire waterfront clubs.

Jun 29
We were delighted with the turn out for the Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin Royal Irish Regatta 2024, which was held on Saturday 29th June!  


Jun 17
As usual this will be a joint Club endeavour with the waterfront clubs working together to get the best possible TY programme going forward. 

May 29
Congratulations to our RIYC White Sails Cruiser team of Joan Sheffield (Just Jasmin), Katherine Sheehan (Great Escape) and Catherine Day (Shearwater) on winning the Roy Family Perpetual Trophy for the best team performance at the Women At The Helm (WATH) 2024 regatta held at Dun Laoghaire.

May 23
RIYC Cadet Sailing Program news!  

May 21 – connecting Skippers and Crew!

Apr 04
For the past six years we have been running a very successful Adult Sailing programme in which we teach adults to sail using our 1720 fleet. 

Mar 14

UCD Inter Varsity Champions 2024

Feb 15
We are delighted to inform you that the 2024 Summer Sailing Services forms are now live. 

Aug 10
See latest sailing news here!

Jul 19
In order to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Fastnet Race, the Crew of the 'Irish Independent' will bestow their trophy to the Club as a perpetual award.

Jan 05
2022 Sailing Review from the Rear Commodore Sailing, Joe Conway

Nov 23
UK Sailmakers are delighted to offer RIYC Members a very special offer on their customised McWilliam Kit Bags.

Jun 02
Many of you will have seen the new Liebherr LRT 1090 crane on the deck over the past week. This is being commissioned at present and we expect it to be fully operational next week. 

Mar 14
The J B Kearney Cup is awarded by the Irish Cruising Club for “an outstanding contribution to Irish Sailing”

Jun 23
A tribute to Carmel Winkelmann from Commodore, Pat Shannon

Sep 30
For 180 years a lifeboat has launched from Dun Laoghaire; today the station operates both an inshore lifeboat and an all-weather lifeboat. See the latest news here.

Sep 30
When you become a Member of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, you automatically become a Member of the Irish Sailing Association (Irish Sailing) which is the national governing body for sailing, powerboating and windsurfing. Their aim is to develop, support and promote sailing in Ireland. You can find out more about what they do here
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