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VDLR Race Director appointed as ISAF Olympic Race Official for Rio 2016

VDLR Race Director appointed as ISAF Olympic Race Official for Rio 2016

The VDLR Race Director and member of the National Yacht Club,  Con Murphy has been selected as a race official for the Olympic Sailing Competition for Rio.  See full story from Afloat.ie Here    


by Monday 12th October 2015 News
Seascapes Friday 24 July 2015

Seascapes Friday 24 July 2015

This week Seascapes talk to Commander Brian Fitzgerald of the Irish Naval Service about the work of the LE Eithne in the Mediterranean  and the National Maritime College of Ireland at the recent Ocean Wealth Conference in Ringaskiddy; we hear from photographer Gareth Craig of fotosail whom we met at the recent Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta; John Creedon talks to[Read More…]


by Friday 24th July 2015 Press Coverage
VDLR Photographers

VDLR Photographers

Oceansport – David Branigan Fotsail – Gareth Craig


by Monday 20th July 2015 News
2015 Special Trophy Winners

2015 Special Trophy Winners

We would like to thank all our Sponsors, Competitors and Volunteers for their time, involvementand enthusiasm in making the 2015 regatta a great success. We would like to thank all winners and particularly the winners of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta Special Trophies the full list is listed below:


by Monday 20th July 2015 News
Seascapes Friday 17 July 2015

Seascapes Friday 17 July 2015

Welcome aboard this weeks edition of your maritime programme Seascapes in a while we’ll hear about the magnificent Beaufort Building opened last Saturday next door to the National Maritime College of Ireland, we took a tour of the building last Friday with Conchur O Bradaigh and Professor Tony Lewis and spoke to the Minister for the Marine – Simon  Coveney[Read More…]


by Friday 17th July 2015 Press Coverage
#VDLR2015 Video Channel

#VDLR2015 Video Channel

Watch back all the video highlights from the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta in 2015


by Sunday 12th July 2015 highlight
Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2015 Trophy Presentations

Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2015 Trophy Presentations

The biennial regatta is being hailed an enormous success both afloat and ashore for a combined fleet of 415 boats, the biggest on the Irish Sea. Over 250 races on five different courses were staged in a range of light to very heavy conditions since racing began last Thursday. George Sisk’s Farr 42 WOW from the Royal Irish Yacht Club[Read More…]


by Sunday 12th July 2015 News
Home Boats Make 2015 Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta a Local Success

Home Boats Make 2015 Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta a Local Success

Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, has come to a close today after an exciting four days of racing in Dublin Bay with over 400 boats and almost 3,000 sailors competing. Dublin Yacht Club’s shared the bulk of the overall prizes, awarded this afternoon at the official prize giving in the National Yacht Club, winning 22 of the 29 classes including the coveted ‘Boat of the Week’ Trophy.


by Sunday 12th July 2015 News, Results
Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2015 – Day 4 Video

Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2015 – Day 4 Video

Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, has come to a close today after an exciting four days of racing in Dublin Bay with over 400 boats and almost 3,000 sailors competing.


by Sunday 12th July 2015 News
Sunday Independent :: On The High Seas

Sunday Independent :: On The High Seas

Former Ms Ireland Maksuda Akhter Prioty from Malahide at the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta Ladies lunch in the Royal St George Yacht Club yesterday


by Sunday 12th July 2015 Press Coverage