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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Shifty challenges and some sleepy Teletubbies

Chris Doorly puts a DLFF spin on his Northern Championship event report published in a more neutral form on afloat.ie

WHAT a weekend that was in Cushendall at the foot of the amazing Glens of Antrim. With wind and sunshine you would be forgiven for thinking we were on the continent. Twenty boats took part in The Flying Fifteen Northern Championships in the picturesque village of Cushendall, hosted by Cushendall SBC over Saturday and Sunday, June 14-15th.  The welcome and hospitality were great and very much appreciated by those who traveled.


NYC sailors in action at Gaastra PalmaVela 2014

Dun Laoghaire sailors Alan Green, Ken Dumpleton and Chris Doorly were in action at the Gaastra PalmaVela in Mallorca from May 1 to 4, with Alan crewing with Michael Cough in Gecko to win overall.

See the report at yachtsandyachting.com. Pictures courtesy Gaastra PalmaVela media


Dun Laoghaire fleet on the up

Growing numbers, and expansion into the DMYC, are among the highlights in this season preview from afloat.ie.

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Fifteens trundled into the National YC, but it appears that there is some confusion,  with some rather odd or perhaps outdated claims to the distinction.