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420 sailors Jack McDowell and Henry Thompson of Malahide Yacht Club
Jack McDowell and Henry Thompson of Malahide Yacht Club had seven wins from 11 races in the 420 division of the Youth Sailing Nationals at Ballyholme on Belfast Lough on Sunday.  The strong score tally gave them an 18-point cushion…
Malahide Yacht Club St. Patrick's Day Open Regatta ILCA 6 winner Charlie Savage of Rush Sailing Club
Malahide Yacht Club in North County Dublin kicked off its 2022 dinghy racing season in style with over 70 entries for its inaugural St. Patrick’s Open Regatta which took place on Friday, 18th March 2022 on the new bank holiday…
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Malahide Yacht Club are kicking off their sailing season in style with the launch of an inaugural open Dinghy Regatta on the waters of Broadmeadows Estuary on Friday 18th March 2022. The Regatta is open to entries in PY Single…
Rio Olympic Silver medalist Annalise Murphy with Optimist sailors at Malahide during the Optimist Dinghy National Training Week
The final stop on the Optimist dinghy calendar found this intrepid bunch of sailors and their families back in Malahide Yacht Club for the IODAI National Training Week 27-30th October sponsored by CH Marine, the Grand Hotel and Dinghy Performance.…
Sailors from all over Ireland have entered Optimist 'National Training Week' at Malahide Yacht Club and excitement is starting to build.
The IODAI in conjunction with Malahide Yacht Club will be hosting the junior Optimist dinghy National Training week 27-30th October. Although normally part of the Youth Sailing Nationals, due to COVID safety measures in 2021 the decision was made to organise…
There were 46 safe and exciting Sea Scouting races under two fleets which made for an excellent day of sailing!
Originally hosted from the decks of the 102-ft Lightship Albatross in Dún Laoghaire Harbour, the event has grown popular as ever within Sea Scouting under a very exciting team-racing format using fleets of Pico/ Topaz ensuring it is fun and…
Windsurfing champions - Left to Right: Des Gibney of RSGYC (Bronze); Joe Galeckas of MYC (Gold); Robbie Walker of RSGYC (Silver)
The 2021 Kona windsurfing national championships were hosted by Malahide Yacht Club on Sunday, 5th September. Under the direction of race officer Niall Gallagher of MYC, the sailors enjoyed a windward-leeward course in a 10 to 15 knot south easterly…
Start line of the 2019 Kona National Championships which were contested in light conditions on Malahide Estuary.  Pictured are Joe Galeckas and Robbie Walker who both achieved title wins in 2019 and 2020 respectively.
This Sunday, 5th September sees the return of the Kona Windsurfing class to contest their national championships on the Malahide estuary in County Dublin. The class has over 20 members in Ireland and is unique in that sailors of all…
16-year old Malahide Yacht Club cadet, Daniel Flavin
A 16-year-old Malahide Yacht Club cadet has become one of the youngest sailors to be awarded the RYA Day Skipper (Sail & Power Craft) and ICC Certificate. Daniel Flavin, a Transition Year student at the local Community School, was assessed…
The Malahide yacht had broken its moorings in the high winds and needed to be re-floated on the next high tide
The spirit of Malahide Yacht Club (MYC) is very much alive and kicking after a big effort by a large team of volunteers help pull a club member's boat off the southern side of the Lower Estuary. The boat had…
Completing the 24 hour sail in Malahide. The event called ‘DCU x DIT 24hr Sail’ consisted of the same two Topaz boats crewed by teams of two sailed from 5pm on 25th October to 5pm the next day.
A 24-hour sail raised over €2,000 for the Ocean Cleanup organised by DCU and DIT sailing teams in Malahide Yacht Club. The event called ‘DCU x DIT 24hr Sail’ consisted of the same two Topaz boats crewed by teams of…
Howth Yacht Club Boats Dominate Malahide Regatta
#malahide – Malahide Yacht Club's annual cruiser regatta, sponsored by SPAR, attracted 24 boats in three classes who sailed two back-to-back races on courses set by PRO Neil Murphy in light southerly to south-easterly breezes. Class 2 and 3 did…
Malahide Sailors Compete in International Sea Scout Regatta
#malahide – Two Malahide sailors, Gemma McDowell and Sarah McKernan, travel to the USA this week to represent Scouting Ireland and Malahide Yacht Club at the William I Koch International Sea Scout Sailing Regatta in Long Beach, California. The two…
Sailing Manager Appointed at Malahide Yacht Club
Malahide Yacht Club has announced the appointment of Brian McDowell as Sailing Development Manager, a newly created position which will be a critical element of an ambitious development strategy for the Club to make sailing more accessible to the public,…
Malahide Yacht Club Show Support for Howth Lifeboat
#rnli – Over 150 members of Malahide Yacht Club and their families gathered on Sunday to toast St Patrick's Day in aid of the RNLI. Irish eyes were smiling and the craic was mighty as the 30th Powers Hot Whiskey…
Malahide Yacht Club Business Opportunity
#malahide – To capitalise on its investment in its new state-of-the-art Dinghy Sailing Centre and on its increasing membership, Malahide Yacht Club is seeking proposals from individuals or organisations interested in working with the Club to maximise the potential of…

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