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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DLFF Fleet Committee 2017

Class Captain: John O'Sullivan

Vice Captain: Mick Quinn

Treasurer: Michael McCambridge

Record Keeper: Peter Murphy

Safety Officer: Adrian Cooper

Technical: Alan Green

Measurer: David Mulvin

Social Secretary: Peter Sherry

DBSC announce 2017 race dates

dbscsmallDublin Bay Sailing Club has announced dates for the 2017 season as follows: 

  • Thursdays: first race April 27; last race August 31
  • Saturdays: first race April 29; last race September 30

 

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. 

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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.

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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.

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