Gareth from Fotosail Marine Photography is again...
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
Oceansport – David Branigan Fotsail – Gareth Craig
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:
The dates for the 2017 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta are 6th-9th July, 2017 – see you there!
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.
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…]
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…]