Dun Laoghaire Flying Fifteens

Welcome to the DLFF home page. Here, you'll find news, notices and updates for sailing on Dublin Bay, where Flying Fifteens form the largest one-design class.

See Photos for image galleries. See Afloat's FF Section for race reports. Want to crew? Register here!


Green and Doorly lift 2017 Frostbites trophy

Alan Green and Chris Doorly lifted the Mitsubishi Motors National YC Flying Fifteen Frostbites at the weekend (Sat, Nov 18), with the helm, aided by Ben Mulligan, winning two of four races on the final day of the series in which he had also partnered with Ben Longstaff.


NYC Frostbites 2017 results

Updated results for the  series are posted on the National YC website. Typically, each weekend's full results are posted on Monday.

NYC Frostbites Notice of Race, SIs and online entry

NYC-FRostbiteThe Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and online entry for the forthcoming National YC DLFF Frostbite series are on the club website.  As usual, the series, with Ian Mathews as Race Officer, promises some exciting racing.

Please enter early to facilitate planning.

An innovation this year iis the six-race format on one of the race days (see NoR for details). 

The club is seeking volunteers to help with running the event. Sign up here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(Updated 3 October 2017 with SIs.)

Crew register

Interested in crewing in a Fifteen in Dun Laoghaire? Enter your details below. 

New registrations are published to the DLFF mailing list, so that all skippers can see your entry. 


Telltale: new crew, new boats, new new jibs. And no old jokes

It's been a while now since Telltale has updated you all on our little Flying Fifteen family and, despite Christie's regular personal column inches in Afloat, it's time for a slightly different report.

Always newsworthy Major Dumpleforth, back from helping team New Zealand put the finishing touches to their tuning for the Americas Cup, was seen training himself on a Monday evening. His enthusiasm has been dialled up again, training on a Monday no less where with gay abandon he dumped his trailer in the no parking zone at the top of the slip and headed for the bay, having secured the services new crew.