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 the 9th biennial Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta will be held over two weekends for VDLR 2021 due to the Covid-19 Restrictions that may be still in place – Two Weekends – One Great Regatta. Part One – One Designs (2-4 July 2021) Part Two – Cruisers (8-11 July 2021)    

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The Regatta, since it’s inception in 2005 has held a steady entry of between 400 – 500 boats.  Entries are over 30-34  Classes, in Cruisers, One Design Keelboats and Dinghies.  

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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 are posted to the Website in the November of the year preceding the regatta 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 in the year of the regatta and it[Read More…]

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The Regatta Committee work hard to ensure a great value entry fee for all. Entry Fee includes – Superb Racing on Dublin Bay, berthing/boat parking/trailer storage and social entertainment. Early Bird Entry applies up to 31st March 2021

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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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Covid Restrictions may apply for VDLR 2021 and the Social Programme will be tailored accordingly to comply with all government guidelines. A full Social Guide will be published prior to the Regatta.  

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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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