Articles by: Gareth Craig

This Will Be UNMISSABLE!

This Will Be UNMISSABLE!

Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta prides itself in delivering quality racing along with a wonderful festive atmosphere across the Dún Laoghaire Waterfront. SUPER EARLY BIRD ENTRY NOW OPEN – http://bit.ly/enterVDLR2019 Running from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 July 2019, with 480 Boats from 39 Classes, representing 75 different Clubs from 7 Nations, racing 290 Races….. THIS IS GOING TO BE UNMISSABLE!

by Tuesday 13th November 2018 News
Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta day 2 © David Branigan / Oceansport

ENTER VDLR 2019

We are now accepting entries for the event you won’t want to miss in July 2019

by Tuesday 6th November 2018 box 1
Sunday 9th July 2017, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin:  
Shoreside scenes at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2017 where a fleet of 475 boats have gathered for the biennial four day series.
Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Some Stats from 2017

The Regatta that prides itself in delivering quality racing along with a wonderful festive atmosphere across the Dún Laoghaire Waterfront. With it’s focus on quality over quantity, the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta has grown into one of Ireland’s premier sporting events, let alone sailing – and is now competing with the best in Europe. Below are some of the stats[Read More…]

by Thursday 27th September 2018 box 4, News
It’s One Year Until VDLR 2019!

It’s One Year Until VDLR 2019!

Don’t forget to add Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2019​ to your diary – it’s exactly one year away 😮

by Wednesday 11th July 2018 News
Irish Times :: Maybury’s Joker top of the pack in Dún Laoghaire Regatta

Irish Times :: Maybury’s Joker top of the pack in Dún Laoghaire Regatta

In the wake of Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the four waterfront clubs are already planning to build on the success of the 475-boat seventh edition that closed last Sunday

by Friday 14th July 2017 Press Coverage
The visiting 1897-built Gaff Cutter Myfanwy (Rob Mason) from Neyland Yacht Club in Wales was the winner of the Kingstown 200 Trophy at Dun Laoghaire Regatta last weekend. Photo: David O’Brien

Joker top of the pack in Dún Laoghaire Regatta

In the wake of Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta, Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the four waterfront clubs are already planning to build on the success of the 475-boat seventh edition that closed last Sunday and featured a classic boat festival as a special ingredient to mark the harbour’s bicentenary.

by Thursday 13th July 2017 Press Coverage
Sligo Weekender :: Sligo Sailors Achieve Good Results

Sligo Weekender :: Sligo Sailors Achieve Good Results

On the east coast, at the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta, four Sligo boats took part in the regatta’s J24 section. Martin Reilly’s Crazy Horse was the top-placed Sligo boat finishing second in the class behind Hard

by Thursday 13th July 2017 Press Coverage
Dún Laoghaire Gazette :: Maybury’s Royal Flush

Dún Laoghaire Gazette :: Maybury’s Royal Flush

RIYC sailor wins Boat of the Week as close to 2,500 sailors from around the world take in the biennial Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta extravaganza

by Thursday 13th July 2017 Press Coverage
Southside People :: Riding the Waves

Southside People :: Riding the Waves

Peter Dunlop’s Mojito from Pwllheli Sailing Club in Wales is pictured competing off Dalkey at the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2017 last week. A fleet of 475 boats gathered for the biennial four-day series on Friday. PHOTO: DAVID BRANIGAN/OCEANSPORT

by Wednesday 12th July 2017 Press Coverage
Limerick Weekly Observer :: Foynes, Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta

Limerick Weekly Observer :: Foynes, Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta

Congratulations to Darragh, Mark, and Johnny on ‘Innocence’ finishing 3rd in the Leinster Mermaid Championships and Dylan finishing 2nd in the Laser Radial fleet with light winds and lumpy seas!

by Wednesday 12th July 2017 Press Coverage