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.


ffootsteps on the dance floor... annual dinner sets new standard in entertainment

The DLFF 2016 dinner and prize-giving held at the National YC in November set a new bar in entertainment, with five couples taking on a Strictly-style dance challenge. 

Read the report on the NYC website. 


Coleman, Quinn win NYC Frostbite series

Niall Coleman and Mick Quinn convincingly won the 2016 Mitsubishi Motors Ireland National YC Frostbites, which concluded yesterday (November 12th), scoring six wins out of seven races.

Peter Sherry and Michael Cotter placed second with a similarly consistent run of results, and Hugh and Michael Cahill took third place. Full results and picture album below.


Telltale at the Northerns: Pumper and Cathal win the shifts

Six boats from the Dun Laoghaire fleet headed north to Portaferry on a dirty night with a split in the fleet established early. Some paid the Queen's shilling and took the obvious route on the Strangford ferry, while others went the long way around to save a few quid for the bar.

Pumper was first up packing in the pints, with wee Davie showing off his ff tattoo. Capt Coal Harbour arrived but didn't make the club. He had to entertain his international crew.


Telltale's back, and love is turning Dun Laoghaire Fifteeners inside out

After many years in the wilderness, Telltale has emerged from the gloom to provide that “extra insight” into the Dun Laoghaire Flying Fifteen Fleet.

As always Telltale will not reveal his/her identity or any sources but will continue to apply the highest journalistic standard to ensure that no one has to believe everything Christie writes.


Dublin Bay leaders to stand out with yellow spinnaker

Dun Laoghaire Flying Fifteens have borrowed the Tour de France's yellow jersey concept to introduce a special leaders' spinnaker on Dublin Bay.
The lead boat in the series will fly the yellow spinnaker, which is supported by DLFF main sponsor Mitsubishi Motors.
It is understood that use of the trophy kite will be spread among the gold, silver and bronze fleets.