Every year the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta generates great interest in both the traditional broadcast and print media as well as the newer online publications and on social media.


Monday 1st May 2017
Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta early bird entry closed on Friday, reaching 400 entries for the July event. Entry remains open but without the discounted rate. 2,500 sailors are expected to race across 22 classes making it Ireland's biggest regatta but also one of Ireland’s biggest participant sporting events when the first gun fires on July 6.


Friday 24th March 2017
Dublin Bay event set to be one of country’s biggest sporting gatherings of the year, by David O'Brien


Sunday 30th October 2016
Construction started in 1817, yet it was maybe all of twenty or even thirty years before the basic shape of the harbour as we know it today had been finally created. But in 1821 there was enough of a new pier in existence for King George IV to visit and re-name it the Royal Harbour of Kingstown.


Friday 24th 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...]


Friday 17th 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...]


Sunday 12th July 2015
Former Ms Ireland Maksuda Akhter Prioty from Malahide at the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta Ladies lunch in the Royal St George Yacht Club yesterday


Friday 10th July 2015
The 409·strong fleet in the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta sailed out on Dublin Bay yesterday. but only one boat will eventually as emerge overall winner on Sunday afternoon when the 29 classes are decided.


Friday 10th July 2015
Join the festival atmosphere across the waterfront and in Dún Laoghaire town as four sailing clubs. 400 boats and 2.500 competitors come together for the biennial event


Friday 10th July 2015
Fresh southerly winds gusting to 30 knots at times yesterday marked the opening day of the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta where a fleet of Cruisers, One-de­signs and dinghies have turned out.


Wednesday 8th July 2015
Landlubber Andrea Smith always thought sailing was only for people who quaffed Pimm's and wore boaters. A trip around Dublin Bay proved otherwise


Monday 6th July 2015
If you are on the market for a new hobby, or just want to feel like you've made the most of your weekend, why not give sailing a go?

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Saturday 4th July 2015
Read Winkie Nixon’s Regatta Preview on Afloat.ie Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2015: 400 Boats & 3,000 Sailors, It’s Dublin Bay Sailfest!


Friday 3rd July 2015
Join the festival atmosphere across the waterfront and In Dún Laoghaire town as four sailing clubs, 400 boats and 2,500 competitors come together for the biennial event


Friday 3rd July 2015
Reigning Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta (VDLR) Champion skipper Nigel Biggs returns to Dublin Bay next week for this season's biggest Regatta in a new boat and under the burgee of a different waterfront yacht club.


Thursday 2nd July 2015
The countdown is on to Ireland's biggest sailing event, the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta, which takes place from Thursday July 9 to 12.


Thursday 2nd July 2015
Looking for something to do next weekend? The seaside town of Dun Laoghaire is gearing up for the sixth annual Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta as four sailing clubs, 400 boats and 2,500 competitors come together for the event


Wednesday 1st July 2015
There will be a fantastic fes­tival atmosphere across the waterfront and Dún Laoghaire as four sailing clubs, 400 boats and 2,500 competitors come together for the biennial event.


Wednesday 1st April 2015
W M Nixon casts an eye over something special.