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!


DLFF calendar

Calendar for Dun Laoghaire Flying Fifteens. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions: check official organizer event notices before making arrangements for attendance.

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Fleet numbers in Dublin Bay

Which one-design racing class is biggest on the waters of Dublin Bay? The question came up again recently when a couple more Flying Fifteens trundled into the National YC, but it appears that there is some confusion,  with some rather odd or perhaps outdated claims to the distinction. 


NYC Frostbites info and results

Notice of race and online entry are on the NYC website. Note that races will start at 10.30 every Sunday from 13th October to 17th November. There will be no race on bank holiday Sunday 27th October.

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Results are updated here.

Pictures by Francis Burgess

Mulligans chase down the opposition

Ben and Mary Jane Mulligan in Mellifluence chased down a select fleet taking part in the Captain's Chase, run yesterday by Adrian Cooper, ably assisted by family members on and off the water. 


Ian takes Regatta overall accolade

Ian Mathews celebrates his victory as Dun Laoghaire Regatta overall best dinghy and small keelboat in The Gruffalo. Ian and crew Chris Russel scored five firsts in nine races to win easily in the Flying Fifteen class.