The RIYC is currently looking for SBSS Dinghy Instructors for it summer courses and coaching 2024.
Applications made now be made using the following link.

Royal Irish Yacht Club Keelboat Events 2024
Jun 29
We are delighted to announce the Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin Royal Irish Regatta 2024, will be held on Saturday 29th June!  


May 29
Congratulations to our RIYC White Sails Cruiser team of Joan Sheffield (Just Jasmin), Katherine Sheehan (Great Escape) and Catherine Day (Shearwater) on winning the Roy Family Perpetual Trophy for the best team performance at the Women At The Helm (WATH) 2024 regatta held at Dun Laoghaire.

May 23
RIYC Cadet Sailing Program news!  

May 21 – connecting Skippers and Crew!

May 20
RIYC member Guy O'Leary is on day 23 of his MileADayinMay2024 swim supporting the Trinity College / St.James Hospital Cancer Institute- Ireland's first centre of excellence for Cancer Research.
This is the fifth year Guy and his friends have been doing these 31 mile swims and they have raised enough money to fund 10 years of PhD Cancer Research.

May 18
The Dun Laoghaire Cup will take place on 18th  & 19th May 2024, Booking and social details here!


Apr 17
RIYC Junior Sailing Courses start on Tuesday 4 June.

Apr 04
For the past six years we have been running a very successful Adult Sailing programme in which we teach adults to sail using our 1720 fleet. 

Mar 14

UCD Inter Varsity Champions 2024

Feb 20
As usual this will be a joint Club endeavour with the waterfront clubs working together to get the best possible TY programme going forward. 

Feb 15
We are delighted to inform you that the 2024 Summer Sailing Services forms are now live. 

Feb 08
A unique schedule of major sailing championships will be hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire in 2024, in what will be three weeks of premiere keelboat racing.

Aug 10
See latest sailing news here!

Jul 19
In order to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Fastnet Race, the Crew of the 'Irish Independent' will bestow their trophy to the Club as a perpetual award.

Jan 05
2022 Sailing Review from the Rear Commodore Sailing, Joe Conway

Nov 23
UK Sailmakers are delighted to offer RIYC Members a very special offer on their customised McWilliam Kit Bags.

Jun 02
Many of you will have seen the new Liebherr LRT 1090 crane on the deck over the past week. This is being commissioned at present and we expect it to be fully operational next week. 

Mar 14
The J B Kearney Cup is awarded by the Irish Cruising Club for “an outstanding contribution to Irish Sailing”

Jun 23
A tribute to Carmel Winkelmann from Commodore, Pat Shannon

Sep 30
For 180 years a lifeboat has launched from Dun Laoghaire; today the station operates both an inshore lifeboat and an all-weather lifeboat. See the latest news here.

Sep 30
When you become a Member of the Royal Irish Yacht Club, you automatically become a Member of the Irish Sailing Association (Irish Sailing) which is the national governing body for sailing, powerboating and windsurfing. Their aim is to develop, support and promote sailing in Ireland. You can find out more about what they do here
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