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Sunday Mirror :: Sunny Skies To Draw Out The Crowds

Sunday Mirror :: Sunny Skies To Draw Out The Crowds

Huge crowds are expected at the Dún Laoghaire Regatta later today and music fans are soaking up the sun at the Longitude Festival in Dublin.

Sunday 9th July 2017 Press Coverage
Afloat.ie :: Howth’s ‘Flashback’ Moves Into Offshore Contention at Dun Laoghaire Regatta

Afloat.ie :: Howth’s ‘Flashback’ Moves Into Offshore Contention at Dun Laoghaire Regatta

A sea breeze brought changes to the leader board in several classes in the penultimate day of Ireland’s biggest sailing regatta, the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta on Dublin Bay today.

Saturday 8th July 2017 Press Coverage, Racing
Decision of the Protest Committee (IRC Offshore)

Decision of the Protest Committee (IRC Offshore)

Decision of the Protest Committee in case 17 (redress for IRC and ECHO offshore class).

Saturday 8th July 2017 Protest Committee Notices
Irish Times Cover :: Plain Sailing – Ideal Conditions for Regatta in Dublin Bay

Irish Times Cover :: Plain Sailing – Ideal Conditions for Regatta in Dublin Bay

The Dún Laoghaire Regatta in Dublin Bay as four sailing clubs, 450 boats, and 2500 competitors came together for the event, which continues over the weekend | Photography: Nick Bradshaw

Saturday 8th July 2017 Press Coverage
Irish Times Sport :: Light Winds Frustrate Sailors During Coastal Course

Irish Times Sport :: Light Winds Frustrate Sailors During Coastal Course

Despite good racing conditions inside Dublin Bay yesterday, light winds frustrated many of the classes competing in the long coastal course of the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta, which was shortened by late afternoon off Bray.

Saturday 8th July 2017 Press Coverage
Irish Independent Sport :: In Brief – Sailing

Irish Independent Sport :: In Brief – Sailing

Glass-like conditions outside Dublin Bay made for a testing coastal course on the second day of racing for the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta.

Saturday 8th July 2017 Press Coverage
Irish Examiner Sport :: Sisk Wows the field at Dún Laoghiare

Irish Examiner Sport :: Sisk Wows the field at Dún Laoghiare

As the second half of the Volvo Dún LAoghaire Regatta awaits its start later this morning, organisers opted to postpone the start of racing by one hour, apparently due to the calm wind forecast.

Saturday 8th July 2017 Press Coverage
Irish Examiner Photo :: We Are Sailing

Irish Examiner Photo :: We Are Sailing

Peter Nash’s Kamikaze and Paddy Kyne’s Maximus under spinnaker | Picture: David Branigan / Oceansport

Saturday 8th July 2017 Press Coverage
Amendment to SI No.15

Amendment to SI No.15

Change to SI’s no 15 – Coastal Area – On Saturday 8th July, there will be one race for the IRC Offshore and Classic Keelboat Fleets.

Saturday 8th July 2017 Race Committee Notices
Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta day 2 © David Branigan / Oceansport

Yachts & Yachting :: Leaderboards shaping up across 35 racing classes at #VDLR2017

As Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2017 reaches its halfway stage, overall leaderboards are shaping up across 35 racing classes. The so far light wind seventh edition of Ireland’s biggest sailing event has produced some impressive performances on the water where in some classes leaders are counting straight wins after two full days of racing.

Friday 7th July 2017 Press Coverage