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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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.


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

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.