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Friday 8th March 2019 box 1, News, Press Coverage
Clean Regattas ‘Gold Star’ Certification

Clean Regattas ‘Gold Star’ Certification

HUGE thanks to everyone who made such efforts during the regatta! The steps we all took were an important start, and we look forward to planning further initiatives for #VDLR2021!

Wednesday 24th July 2019 News
VDLR 2019 Prizegiving

VDLR 2019 Prizegiving

Prizes and trophies for the regatta were awarded in glorious sunshine at the Royal Irish Yacht Club following a fantastic four days of racing. Dublin Yacht Club’s shared the bulk of the overall prizes, awarded this afternoon at the official prize giving at the Royal Irish Yacht Club, winning 19 of the 34 classes including the coveted ‘Boat of the Week’ Trophy.

Monday 15th July 2019 Gallery, Results
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, 12 July 2019: One-designs including mixed Sportsboat and Mermaids at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta where a record entry of more than 500 boats has entered.  Photograph:  David Branigan/Oceansport

The 8th Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta got underway today, Thursday 11th July. The biennial four-day series is IrelandÕs biggest sailing event as the four waterfront yacht clubs have come together for this sailing extravaganza; Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, National Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club and Royal St. George Yacht Club. Over 2,500 sailors have descended on the waterfront as 500 boats across 34 classes compete out on Dublin Bay. The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta takes place until Sunday 14th July. For more information see www.dlregatta.org.

Day 3 :: Penultimate Day Brings Leader Board Changes

Penultimate Day of Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta brings leader board changes at Ireland’s biggest sailing event.

Saturday 13th July 2019 News, Results

Decision on redress in race 3 for RS Elites

Friday 12th July 2019 News, Racing Notices
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, 12 July 2019: IRL2507 Impetuous (Corby 25) skippered by Fergal Noonan competing in Cruiser Class 2 representing Howth Yacht Club at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta where a record entry of more than 500 boats has entered.  Photograph:  David Branigan/Oceansport

The 8th Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta got underway today, Thursday 11th July. The biennial four-day series is IrelandÕs biggest sailing event as the four waterfront yacht clubs have come together for this sailing extravaganza; Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, National Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club and Royal St. George Yacht Club. Over 2,500 sailors have descended on the waterfront as 500 boats across 34 classes compete out on Dublin Bay. The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta takes place until Sunday 14th July. For more information see www.dlregatta.org. Repro free for editorial use with credit byline

Day 2 :: Potential Winners Emerge as VDLR 2019 Reaches Half Way

So far the 8th edition of Ireland’s biggest sailing event has delivered breezes throughout the wind range to be a true test of sailors’ skills, and produced some impressive performances!

Friday 12th July 2019 News, Results

Notice from Protest Committee – RS Elite Redress in race 3

A hearing to consider redress for race 3 in the RS Elite Class will be held today, Friday 12th July 2019 at 17.30 in the Junior Room at the Royal St.George Yacht Club (downstairs), before the AGM.

Friday 12th July 2019 Racing Notices
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, 11 July 2019:  The coastal fleet gets racing underway on the opening day of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta that has attracted a record 500+ boat entry this year (details below) Photograph:  David Branigan/Oceansport

The 8th Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta got underway today, Thursday 11th July. The biennial four-day series is IrelandÕs biggest sailing event as the four waterfront yacht clubs have come together for this sailing extravaganza; Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, National Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club and Royal St. George Yacht Club. Over 2,500 sailors have descended on the waterfront as 500 boats across 34 classes compete out on Dublin Bay. The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta takes place until Sunday 14th July. For more information see www.dlregatta.org. Repro free for editorial use with credit byline

Day 1 :: Joker II Takes the Lead at Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta

It was business as usual for John Maybury’s J/109 Joker II in this afternoon’s opening race of the 2019 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (VDLR) on Dublin Bay.

Thursday 11th July 2019 News, Racing, Results
Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, 11 July 2019:  Jamie McWilliam's Signal Eight from Hong Kong sails past James Joyce's Tower on the opening day of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta that has attracted a record 500+ boat entry this year (details below) Photograph:  David Branigan/Oceansport

The 8th Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta got underway today, Thursday 11th July. The biennial four-day series is IrelandÕs biggest sailing event as the four waterfront yacht clubs have come together for this sailing extravaganza; Dun Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, National Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club and Royal St. George Yacht Club. Over 2,500 sailors have descended on the waterfront as 500 boats across 34 classes compete out on Dublin Bay. The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta takes place until Sunday 14th July. For more information see www.dlregatta.org.

Oceansport Photo Gallery

David Branigan from OceanSport was on the water and around the clubs all week – check out his galleries!

Thursday 11th July 2019 Gallery

VDLR 2019 Skippers’ Briefing

Race Director Con Murphy had some wise words and important advice for locals and visitors as we prepare for the first day of racing in Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2019

Thursday 11th July 2019 Racing, Racing Notices

Amendments to SI 8-9

Thursday 11th July 2019 Racing Notices, SI Amendments