The Flag Officers and General Committee of Howth Yacht Club would like to express their deepest sympathies on behalf of all members to the family and friends of David Hogg who passed away on Sunday 28 June, 2020. David was a former member of the General Committee and he played an important part in the development of the modern Club. He joined Howth Sailing Club in 1946.

David was until recently an active sailor owning a Shipman 28 'Albany', and become Class Captain in 1995. In his youth he won the National Championships in the BRA (British Racing Association) International 12 Foot dinghies in Cork.

David was a very active sportsman and he played rugby for Suttonians RFC and Wanderers RFC. He played on the Suttonians 1949/50 Minors Cup winners’ side. 

David, from Howth, Co. Dublin (and formerly of Sutton), beloved husband of the late Rita and much loved father of Lesley, Sarah and the Late Mary; adoring grandfather to Ciara and Emma, very sadly missed by his loving family, sons-in-law Paddy and Andrew, brother Robert and sisters-in-law Brenda, Una, Joan and Grainne, nieces and nephew Joanne, Sally and Jonathan, his extended family, his many friends and good neighbours. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Royal National lifeboat Institution.

A private funeral will take place for immediate family due to Government advice and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot or feel unable to do so, please feel free to leave a message in the Condolence Book at RIP.ie or send on condolences in the traditional manner.


May David Rest in Peace.