We hope the questions below will answer any queries that you may have in regards to the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, however if you require any further assistance please contact Ciara at the Event Office.

 

Since the construction of the fine Victorian harbour in 1820 Dun Laoghaire has been a focal point for yacht racing and sailing on the east coast of Ireland. Its close proximity to Dublin, as capital city, and impressive waterfront yacht clubs has resulted in Dun Laoghaire staging many major World & European Championships since the first recorded Kingstown Regatta in[Read More…]

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The 7th biennial Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta will be held from Thursday 6th July to Sunday 9th July 2017.

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The Regatta, since it’s inception in 2005 has held a steady entry of between 400 – 470 boats.  Entries are over 27- 30  Classes, in Cruisers, One Design Keelboats and Dinghies. In 2015 the Regatta attracted 425 boats from 69 different yacht clubs and sailing clubs from England, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Northern Ireland and Ireland.  180 visiting boats[Read More…]

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The Organising Authority of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta is Dublin Bay Regattas Ltd, a not for profit company which is benificially owned by the Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club (DMYC), the National Yacht Club (NYC), the Royal Irish Yacht Club (RIYC) and the Royal St George Yacht Club (RSGYC). For each event an Organising Committee is drawn from the four[Read More…]

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Notice of Race, online and postal entry will be available in mid November. Watch out for our adverts in mainstream sailing magazines and online publications. All yacht clubs and past competitors will be notified directly by email. Early bird entry applies to 31st March 2017 and its always advisable to get your entry in early to avail of this.

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The Regatta Committee work hard to ensure a great value entry fee for all, and feel that this has been achieved and maintained since the Regatta’s inception in 2005. Entry Fee includes: 4 days of great racing on Dublin Bay, racing on different race course each day Berthing/Boat Parking from Wednesday 8th – Monday 13th July Lift in/out if applicable[Read More…]

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Dublin Bay is an excellent venue for sailing. The horse-shoe shaped bay, open to the east and approximately six miles across, allows for fair racing. There is rarely one side of the course advantaged as the bay is large enough for racing to take place away from the influences of the shore. Over the past number of years Dublin Bay[Read More…]

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The four Dun Laoghaire Waterfront Yacht Clubs put on a fantastic social programme during the Regatta. We encourage all our participating competitors, their guests and families to visit all clubs during the event.  A range of daily prizegivings, drinks promotions, bands till late each night, DJ’s, mad games activities, afternoon tea, ladies lunches, fashion shows and a great selection of[Read More…]

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If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor of the Event or are a Corporate Company and would like your guests to experience the Regatta first hand, please view our sponsorship opportunity document below, or simply contact Ciara at the Event Office E; sec@dlregatta.org  

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Getting to and from Ireland has never been easier or more affordable with daily direct flights to Ireland from a wide range of cities in the UK, Europe and the US. As a capital city, Dublin is served directly from the main world hubs and by all the major airlines and low cost airlines such as Ryanair, Flybe and British[Read More…]

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