2019 Social Calendar

A full calendar of the social events planned for the year ahead... January 2019 ...





  • Irish Universities Keelboat Championships

    After an early briefing and draw for boats, the first five teams took to the water in the HYC J80s. The weather was kind with plenty of sun and light breezes.  Flight 1 included TCD, UCD1, CIT2,…

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  • Man Overboard course - May 4th

    If a crewmember falls overboard, how confident are you that s/he can be quickly recovered? If it is you that falls over, will your crew be able to get you back? Knowing the theory is one thing,…

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  • Icebreaker Series starts in brilliant sunshine and lots of wind

    The Icebreakers Spring series for dinghies began on Sunday afternoon at HYC in bright clear conditions. There was definitely a sense of spring in the air and a great buzz about the club as the…

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  • ROMEOs travel from Howth to Hook

    ROMEOS New Year was started on a very appropriate romantic date with a trip from Howth to Hook Lighthouse on 14th January. The date that was in it caused a number of Cromwellian comments by Hook…

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  • Brassed Off Cup for Optimists on Good Friday

    Howth Yacht Club's annual Brassed Off Cup is once again being held on the traditional day of Good Friday, which falls on 19th April of this year. This fun Optimist dinghy event is a great…

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  • HYC is Recruiting Assistant Instructors

    We have a few places left on our voluntary assistant instructor programme to help on the summer courses 2019.   Volunteers need to be keen sailors and 15 or 16 years of age.  Each assistant is…

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  • 40th Anniversary of Fastnet Storm reunites Irish teams

    This year is the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Fastnet Race disaster and a special commemorative event is to be held in Howth Yacht Club on the 11th of October. The anniversary lunch will reunite…

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  • Howth sailors top Irish Sailing Awards for 2nd year in a row

    The significant presence of HYC nominees at the 2018 Volvo Irish Sailing Awards and with four Howth teams in the running for the coveted 'Irish Sailor of the Year' award, Friday night's national…

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