Every year the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta generates great interest in both the traditional broadcast and print media as well as the newer online publications and on social media.
July’s Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2021 has been cancelled due to the ongoing “uncertainties” over the Covid-19 pandemic. The scrubbing of Ireland’s biggest regatta, scheduled for the first two weekends of July, comes after careful consideration of the latest government…
Entries for Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta (VDLR) are beyond expectations for July’s event giving organisers the opportunity to close the entry system at the end of April to review the 320 boats received so far. Ireland’s biggest regatta on Dublin… Read More
No less than four national keelboat titles will be decided on Dublin Bay this July as more classes than ever opt to run their championships as part of Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. In total 11 class championships are now being… Read More
July’s Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta on Dublin Bay saw a big surge in early bird entries the last few days of March with the fleet now close to 300 of the expected 400 boats which, organisers say, will really help in… Read More
An expected entry of 15 boats will contest the title as part of the new format One Design weekend for VDLR 2021 from July (2nd – 4th July 2021) specifically tailored for sailors in the one-design keelboat and dinghy classes.
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A positive 25 one design entries received so far into ten divisions of Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2021 has been welcomed by organisers.
The defending Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta offshore champion is among the first six entries into that division for July’s regatta, a class that looks set to become one of the biggest fleets of the biennial event again.
Preparations for next July on Dublin Bay are off to a flying start with seven classes already declaring regional or national championships.
Tune in to Seascapes on RTÉ Player to hear VDLR Chairman Don O’Dowd chat to Fergal Keane about the upcoming Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2019