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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.

by 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.

by 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.

by 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

by 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.

by 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.

by Friday 7th July 2017 Press Coverage
Notice to Offshore Class Competitors

Notice to Offshore Class Competitors

Hearing for all boats in the IRC and ECHO offshore class to consider redress in Race 1 (sailed on Thu 6th July).

by Friday 7th July 2017 Protest Committee Notices
Amendment to SI No.14

Amendment to SI No.14

Time of First Warning Signal – On Saturday 8th July, the time of the first warning signal for all classes will be one hour later than stated in
the sailing instructions.

by Friday 7th July 2017 Race Committee Notices
Amendment to SI No.13

Amendment to SI No.13

Amendments pertaining to the Coastal course and Offshore class – Sailing Instruction C4 is deleted and replaced by the new test supplied

by Friday 7th July 2017 Race Committee Notices
Irish Times :: Dún Laoghaire Regatta helps break down yachting stereotypes

Irish Times :: Dún Laoghaire Regatta helps break down yachting stereotypes

The scene at the port formerly known as Kingstown yesterday afternoon could easily have been an early etching of the first sailing regatta at the 200-year old harbour: traditional classic and modern boats racing side by side with the iconic East Pier lighthouse as the backdrop.

by Friday 7th July 2017 Press Coverage