42nd All Ireland Inter-Schools Sailing

Following the cancellation of racing on Saturday which turned out to be a smart move with gusts of 40 Knots in the bay and across the dinghy park making life difficult, hopes for a successful event were pinned on some wind on Sunday. It certainly looked for a long...

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Racing Update 23/09

The 42 running of the All Ireland Inter-Schools Sailing Event will go ahead this weekend but due to adverse weather forecast for Saturday 23rd, racing will be confined to Sunday 24th. With approximately 90 boats entered across Mixed and Optimist Fleets, the Club will...

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Inter-Schools Sailing – Information Update

21st September 2017, 14.00 hrs All Ireland Inter-Schools Sailing Event 2017 Important Information Update for participating Schools and Competitors Due to adverse forecast for Saturday 23rd September, the racing schedule is postponed for 24 hours until Sunday 24th...

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‘Geraldine, Thank you for all your efforts – my girls had an absolute blast at the sailing course. The atmosphere alone was just amazing. Really wonderful. Thank you’

 

Aideen O'B.

July 2017

A massive thanks to all the team at Sutton Dinghy Club who accommodated ISA sailors on their boot camp over last 3 days. Without the support of clubs and training centres we would not be able to bring home the medals.
The last few days were about mental fortitude and singing

 

ISA Performance

23rd Dec 2016

‘ A big thank you to everyone in Sutton Dinghy Club who helped in any way this weekend at the All Ireland Inter Schools. Hope to see you all again next year. Marist College Athlone team.

 

Hilary D.

Sep 2016

‘ We wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone at SDC. This is the third year that the children have sailed with you and it gets better every time. We are delighted they are learning a life skill and they are thrilled to be having so much fun in an environment where they feel at home. We have visited lots of sailing clubs and it would be difficult to find one as welcoming and encouraging  to children as SDC. Teamed with a fantastic location and wonderful staff and instructors you have made more wonderful memories for us and the children. ‘

 

Fiona & Karl H.

Aug 2016

‘To Geraldine, Hugh and all at Sutton Dinghy Club. Many thanks for giving our children a wonderful summer of sailing.’

Maria & Karl D.

Aug 2015

‘Dear Dinghy club, My son has just completed two weeks sailing camp at your club. I’m writing to thank you for such a wonderful camp. Carl has benefited enormously from his experiences with you over the last two weeks, he has been full of chat and enthusiasm about his sailing and has really enjoyed the comradery and fun atmosphere of the camp.   He will definitely be back for more sailing and thank you for introducing him to a new sport on such a positive note!’   All the best,

Joyce R.

June 2015

What a turnout. A huge crowd of collectors and pickers resulted in a huge number of rubbish bags ready to be collected this evening by Fingal County Council. A particularly big shout out to Patrick Jackson for mobilising support for this great initiative. Thanks to everybody who came down and gave a dig out. ... See MoreSee Less

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Will we find anything this big on the beach on Saturday. Lets get Cleaning! ... See MoreSee Less

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‘…..As an ISA recognised Training Centre and Category 1 Club, Sutton Dinghy Club supports our 2020 Vision to make sailing & boating more accessible to all. This club has been providing numerous facilities and programmes to a variety of community groups, schools and people with disabilities in the Fingal Area for a number of years now. The ISA use this club as a Flagship example to the rest of our clubs throughout Ireland as to how to involve the community other than its own members…’  Irish Sailing Association