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Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club Annual Regatta at Riverfest!

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Published 11:34 on 31 May 2017

Poolbeg Yacht and Boat club's annual regatta will take place this coming bank holiday weekend during the Dublin Port's Riverfest! Our Notice of Race can be found below.

The organisers wish to apologise for the short notice which was caused by an incident resulting in possible outage of our marina facility during the event which is now rectified.

Racing participants and visiting boats are welcome to Dublin Port's Riverfest and the Caribbean beach party at PYBC's annual regatta! There will be 3 days of racing, shoreside activities and all are encouraged to take a trip up the river Liffey to Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club where there will be an Urban Beach, live Caribbean Band and much more! Race participants will be greeted with a free drink and there is food available for purchase on arrival. For visiting boats, please find attached a Notice to Mariners and the Dublin Port Entry Guide.

Sailing races and activities are divided as follows:

  • Dublin Bay Racing
    • Cruiser 1
    • Cruiser 2
    • Possibly Cruiser 3
    • White sails
    • and others include the
      • Finish for the Irish Sea Offshore Sailing Association (ISORA)
      • Old Gaffers Association
      • E Boats
      • Ruffian 23
  • River Liffey Racing
    • Dinghy races for various classes
    • Ruffian and E Boat Classes - including "try sailing" during the race
  • Parade of sail
    • demonstrations will take part on the river every day
    • Any racing or cruising boat can take part in the parade

PYBC will be broadcasting live an ISORA race tracker on screen throughout Saturday, the race will begin in Howth Yacht Club, around Lambay Island and finishes in Dublin Port, more information can be found here, http://www.isora.org/ . Families and friends are welcome to the club to join in the regatta activities and take a stroll up the river Liffey to the Riverfest! There are talks, water taxis, fun for the family and parties available at PYBC throughout the weekend, for more information see Dublin Port's Riverfest programme which can be found here http://dublinportriverfest.com/programme/!

There will be prize giving's every evening and "Try Sailing" opportunities every day for those new to our sport or if you want to crew on a boat, bring some sailing gear and we'll get you on board a keelboat!

I hope to see you there.

Best Wishes

Roger Smith

Commodore

Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club

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