Archive for June, 2019

Sunday Independent :: Sharon hosts birthday bash for pal

Sunday Independent :: Sharon hosts birthday bash for pal

Brendan Courtney will be sailing, top interior designer Suzie McAdam will be sailing, architect on the telly Dermot Bannon, Leinster and Irish Rugby star Rhys Ruddock will be sailing and hopefully I’ll be sailing too. Someone stop me before I turn into Rod Stewart! They’ll all be at Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the 2019 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, which runs July 11-14. Expect 2,500 sailors and 500 boats at the biennial event and lot of celebs in Dubarry deck shoes and your striped tops.

Sunday 30th June 2019 Press Coverage
VDLR Social Programme 2019

VDLR Social Programme 2019

A detailed social programme has been planned for sailors by the four host yacht clubs, and there will also be a number of public events for everyone to enjoy.

Friday 28th June 2019 Social News
Sailing Instructions for VDLR 2019

Sailing Instructions for VDLR 2019

The Sailing Instructions are now available for the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2019, and Online Entry will close in the next few days. This will be UNMISSABLE!

Thursday 27th June 2019 box 2, Documents, Racing Notices
REGATTA UPDATE – 3 WEEKS TO GO

REGATTA UPDATE – 3 WEEKS TO GO

This will be the largest regatta on the Irish Racing calendar with entry open till 30th June – over 450 entries are now confirmed in 34 classes and they will race across 6 different race course areas.

Friday 21st June 2019 Racing, Services
Race Schedule (provisional)

Race Schedule (provisional)

Below is the ‘Provisional Schedule of Races’ and daily starting times. The schedule time for the warning signal for the first race each day is: Thursday 11th July 2019                                1425:   Offshore Class 1455:   All Areas Friday 12th July 2019 1025: Offshore Class1055: All Areas except Salthill & Classic Keelboat1155: Salthill Area and Classic Keelboat Class Saturday 13th July 2019 1125:[Read More…]

Thursday 20th June 2019 News
Dún Laoghaire Regatta Sustains Interest for 2019

Dún Laoghaire Regatta Sustains Interest for 2019

Ireland’s biggest sailing event returns this Summer, with the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2019, and received great coverage in Dublin Gazette in mid June.

Thursday 13th June 2019 Press Coverage
Something to celebrate. Dun Laoghaire Harbour’s glory days and the Bicentenary of the harbour will be honoured with a large Classics Section in the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta from July 6th-9th. This photo is believed to be from 1900, and it shows the Viceroy Lord Dudley crossing the in-harbour finish line in his new Dublin Bay 25 Fodhla close ahead of other DBSC 25s, and in company with the first of the new-style Water Wags | Photo: courtesy Stephen Harris

Classics Programme @ VDLR 2019

We are running a full programme of racing again this year for Classic Keelboats and the Old Gaffers, and we are delighted to welcome a number of visiting classic classes to Dún Laoghaire for the Regatta!

Thursday 13th June 2019 Social News
Make Dún Laoghaire your Port of Call this July

Make Dún Laoghaire your Port of Call this July

A festival of fun, sun and sailing awaits those in attendance at the waterfront and Dún Laoghaire town, as the four local waterfront yacht clubs will come together for this sailing extravaganza.

Wednesday 12th June 2019 News
4 Steps 4 Sustainability @ VDLR 2019

4 Steps 4 Sustainability @ VDLR 2019

Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta and our four hosting Yacht Clubs are delighted to announce the four important steps we’re taking towards sustainability at this year’s event.

Saturday 8th June 2019 News, Social News
Our Programme is Going to Print!

Our Programme is Going to Print!

Our Regatta programme goes to the printers TODAY (Friday 7th June), so get your entry in NOW if you want to be listed alongside over 440 other competitors who are already in! http://bit.ly/enterVDLR2019

Friday 7th June 2019 News