53° 17.635’ N Longitude 06° 07.770’ W


53° 17.635’ N Longitude 06° 07.770’ W

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The National yacht club welcomes you

You are very welcome to the website of the National Yacht Club. As you will see from this website the Club is very active in yacht racing at both International and National levels as well as on Dublin Bay and Offshore.


Dun Laoghaire Match Racing Cup – Do you have what it takes to be crowned Match Racing Champ?

Get the America's cup feel by taking part in the Dun Laoghaire Match racing cup 2023. The National Yacht Club delighted to announce this action packed weekend of fun for 10 teams on its Eliotts 6m fleet.

Read the NOR here: Dun Laoghaire Match Racing Cup 2023 - NOR

With a full round Robin of races on Saturday September 30th, an opportunity to redeem itself with a repechage phase on Sunday morning before the knock out finals, there will be many opportunities to race,  progress, turn the cards around and only a true champion will eventually emerge! don't miss out and lodge your expression of interest now to ensure your receive your invitation.


NOTICE TO COMPETITORS: Dun Laoghaire Match Racing Cup notices V2

Dun Laoghaire Match Racing Cup New Format: MR format prep V2

Lift-out Day – Saturday 14th October

The lift-out on the NYC platform is scheduled for Saturday 14th October 2023, weather permitting.

Platform space is limited and, for essential planning purposes, applications for keelboats should be returned PRIOR TO MONDAY 29th SEPTEMBER

with a cheque made payable to the National Yacht Club AND confirm their intention by sending an email to

Download: Winter Storage Form 23 and here for the Carlisle Pier: Winter Storage Form 23 Carlisle Pier

Please note that to facilitate the annual lift out, all dinghies must be removed from the platform at the latest on Sunday October 7th and will be allowed to return from Saturday October 21st 

Optimist Junior Autumn 2023 Club Training Programme – Registrations now open

Programme details:

Lead coach: Conor Gorman. The lead coach will be assisted by qualified instructors as numbers dictate. The head coach will lead the final clinic.

Start date: Sept 23rd - End Date: Dec 10th

Please note that to facilitate the annual lift out, Boats must be removed from the platform at the latest on October 6th and will be allowed to return for the October 21st training session.

1. Club training: 8 sessions scheduled: Sept 23, Sept 30, Oct 21, Oct 28, Nov 11, Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2 -- Costs: €260/sailor

2. Clinic End Of Season (9-10 Dec) -- Costs: €110/sailor

3. Malahide Regatta (Oct 15) -- Head coach in attendance for all classes - 100% subsidized by NYC

To register for any of these 3 modules, Please Click Here

Adult single handed Autumn Coaching Series

Surfing the wave built under Nicole's coaching, the national YC is offering a series of 4 Saturday morning leading towards the DMYC Frosbites (starting November 5th).

There will be two dedicated groups:

The Developing sailing skills group will focus on growing confidence, progress the basics of sailing effectively on a dinghy (Balance, steering, trim) and grow a better understanding on how to use the controls effectively

The Get racing group will see a training programme aiming at growing racing ability specifically prepare the Frosbites. Sailing skills will certainly still be at the core of the sessions yet aiming at improving racing ability.

Dates are: Sept 23, Sept 30, Oct 21, Oct 28

For further details and to register, Please Click Here

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Adult Sailing Courses

We are running Adult Sailing courses for members and non-members alike to cover the basics, more complex stuff and racing roles.

Join the club

The National Yacht Club is currently accepting membership applications.

Club boats issues

To report any club boat issues, fill out the club boat issue reporting form.

Club Merchandise

Browse a great selection of clothing and other NYC branded items for all occasions!.

Book a Club Boat

From our large selection of crafts, for your enjoyment!

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