Sports & Recreation

Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta 2017

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Dun Laoghaire
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Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta takes place this weekend, from Thursday 6th until Sunday 9th July, and is set to be exciting four days of racing in Dublin Bay.

There will be a fantastic festival atmosphere across the waterfront and Dún Laoghaire town as the four Dún Laoghaire waterfront yacht clubs come together for the biennial event; Dún Laoghaire Motor Yacht Club, National Yacht Club, Royal Irish Yacht Club and Royal St. George Yacht Club. The area will be a hive of activity for the 7th staging of this event and there will be plenty of action out on the water with over 2,500 participants, 475 boats competing in 35 different classes of boats, large and small, old and new,  racing on seven race course areas over the four days of the regatta. There will also be lots of entertainment around the waterfront for those on land! For more information see www.dlregatta.org or find Dun Laoghaire Regatta on Facebook and Twitter.