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.

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Gorman, Doorly win NYC regatta in 18-boat turnout

David Gorman and Chris Doorly outsailed all comers in an 18-boat fleet that saw the return of Gerry Donleavy,  in the National Yacht Club Regatta on midsummer's day. Read the Afloat report here.

Galvin wins DBSC Thursdays Series 1

Tom Galvin's Thingamabob has won the first DBSC Thursday Series of 2014. See the report of last night's (June 20th) on afloat.ie, with full results and overall places here.

Shifty challenges and some sleepy Teletubbies

Chris Doorly puts a DLFF spin on his Northern Championship event report published in a more neutral form on afloat.ie

WHAT a weekend that was in Cushendall at the foot of the amazing Glens of Antrim. With wind and sunshine you would be forgiven for thinking we were on the continent. Twenty boats took part in The Flying Fifteen Northern Championships in the picturesque village of Cushendall, hosted by Cushendall SBC over Saturday and Sunday, June 14-15th.  The welcome and hospitality were great and very much appreciated by those who traveled.

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NYC sailors in action at Gaastra PalmaVela 2014

Dun Laoghaire sailors Alan Green, Ken Dumpleton and Chris Doorly were in action at the Gaastra PalmaVela in Mallorca from May 1 to 4, with Alan crewing with Michael Cough in Gecko to win overall.

See the report at yachtsandyachting.com. Pictures courtesy Gaastra PalmaVela media

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Dun Laoghaire fleet on the up

Growing numbers, and expansion into the DMYC, are among the highlights in this season preview from afloat.ie.