2020 event dates

FFAI Official event dates for 2020, as follows:


Flying Fifteen Regional Events 2020


Fri 21-sun 23 Aug: Championship of Ireland- Dunmore East (WHSC)


Sat 19-Sun 20 Sept: East Coast Championships- NYC


Sat 10-Sun 11 Oct: West Coast Championships -Lough Derg


Other Events:


  •  Feb 2022 : Pre Worlds and World Championships, Freemantle, Australia.-TBC
  • 20-26th Aug 2022: European Championships, Cowes , Isle of Wight (75th Anniversary of Flying Fifteen Class)



After the excitement and the full programme leading up to the recent successful Subaru sponsored World Championships hosted by the National Yacht Club, next season promises to be as exciting but maybe a bit more relaxed. Doorly says he is hopeful the good numbers that attend the regional events will continue.

Regional championships attract up to 20 boats or more with the centre of racing on Dublin Bay regularly seeing high teens turnouts for DBSC club races.

The Championships of Ireland takes place in August at Waterford Harbour Sailing Club while the East Coast Championships return to the National Yacht Club.


For those that like to travel farther.

The deferred 2020 European Championship will be sailed at École Navale, Lanvéoc-Poulmic, Brest, France between 13 -15 May 2021.

The 2022 Flying Fifteen World Championship are to be sailedat Fremantle, Western Australia in February 2022, deferred from 2021 due to Covid-19, follow on web page: www.flying15worlds2022.com

2022 also sees the 75th Anniversary of the Flying Fifteen Class and will be celebrated between 20 - 26 August 2022 at Cowes Corinthian YC, Isle of Wight, UK. This regatta will also be a European Championship.

The 2023 Flying Fifteen World Championship to be sailed at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy in the UK, from 12 - 25 August 2023