We are very grateful to all of our sponsors, without whom, the regatta would not be possible. If your company has an interest in Sponsorship for VDLR 2023 please contact ed@dlregatta.org

Title Sponsor

Driving Sailing In Ireland

“The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta has proved to be a very positive partnership for Volvo Car Ireland since our involvement in 2007.  The Volvo brand is not only synonymous with sailing, but it is a brand for people and for life. Together with Spirit Motor Group we understand the importance of supporting local organisations, particularly those that encourage people to be active.”

Emma O’Carroll, Marketing and CX Director, Volvo Car Ireland Ltd

In Partnership with

Spirit Motor Group is delighted to once again partner with Volvo Car Ireland as title sponsors of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2023.   As the local dealer within South Dublin, it is always a great pleasure for us to welcome the sailing community to this brilliant event.  It is without doubt the biggest highlight of our year.

John Ryan, Dealer Principal, Spirit Motor Group.

Associate Sponsors

We at Rationel are delighted to confirm our involvement with what is Ireland’s premier regatta. After two very different years we all need something to look forward to and VDLR 2023 certainly ticks all the boxes.

Collen Construction 200 | building excellence since 1810

Collen is delighted to continue its sponsorship of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta for 2023.  Collen was first invited to sponsor VDLR in 2017, the year in which Dun Laoghaire harbour celebrated it’s bi-centenary, a milestone in history that is shared with Collen.  The Company is honoured to be involved in VDLR 2023; efforts to create an exciting and innovative format that opens further opportunities for great sailing is certainly commendable, especially in these unprecedented times.  Collen is very proud to continue it’s support of Irish Sailing, and it will be an exciting year ahead for Ireland’s sailing community.

The Collen Cup, a perpetual trophy which was in the Collen family since 1907, was awarded to the overall winner of the 2019 Water Wag Class within the Classic section of VDLR. The Collen Cup is in honour of Euphemia Adelaide Collen (nee Falkiner), mother of Neil Collen, current Chairman of the firm, who sailed in the Water Wag fleet on Shindilla in the 1950s and 1960s. 


The Royal Marine is proud and delighted to be associated with Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Dun Laoghaire has become the home of sailing in Ireland thanks to the combined and proactive efforts of the waterfront yacht clubs and we are pleased to support this great event once again. The relationship between the sailing community and the hotel continues to grow stronger each year and we look forward to welcoming many domestic and international visitors to Dun Laoghaire for this exciting event.

“Helly Hansen is really pleased to announce its partnership with Dun Laoghaire Regatta. As Ireland’s largest sailing event it provides Helly Hansen with the perfect platform to showcase our commitment to sailors from enthusiasts all the way up to professionals. Our latest collection offers sailors innovative, technical and stylish kit, that is designed in conjunction with some of the world’s leading sailing professionals – enabling sailors to perform at their best on the water. We wish all the competitors the best of luck!”

Emma Russell, Marketing Manager for Helly Hansen in the UK, Ireland and Benelux,

“Dubarry is delighted to continue our long association with VDLR. As we continue to face into challenging times ahead, the level of innovation and flexibility shown by the organising team for 2023 is a great example of what’s required in adversity.”

Michael Walsh, Marketing Director, Dubarry of Ireland

Organising Yacht Clubs

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