Sailing Centre Manager – Position Available

The Club are looking to fill a Sailing Centre Manager role and are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and motivated people. Please download the attached Sailing Centre Manager Job Role which includes full details on timelines and the role itself....

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SuperValu – Easter Egg Race 2024

Well after some ominous weather warnings earlier in the week, it was fantastic that the wind gods changed their minds and we had lovely conditions for the first race of the year! The Easter Eggs were kindly sponsored by our neighbours, *SuperValu Sutton* and it...

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Rescheduled Launching Supper – April 20th

Due to unforeseen circumstance we have had to reschedule our 2024 Launching Supper. It will now take place on Saturday April 20th. With the 2024 sailing season quickly approaching we are planning a social event that might get you in the mood. On April 20th we plan to...

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Ann Johnston RIP

It is with sadness we note the passing of Ann Johnston (nee Dyer), mum of former Commodore Andy and granmother to Jake, David, Meisha and Lien, all involved in Sutton Dinghy Club down the years. Ann herself was a former member, joining as a Junior in late 40s and...

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‘Great summer courses, and of course great staff’

 

Niamh P. (July 2022)

‘We had a fantastic afternoon today with the Malahide special Olympics club. Everyone was looked after very well.’
 
 

 

Bridget T. (August 2018)

‘Brilliant facility for kids learning to sail. Very welcoming and very well run.’

 

Johnny A. (August 2017)

‘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 (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)

Our Mission 

Captured in the words of Irish Sailing….

‘…..As an ISA recognised Training Centre and Category 1 Club, Sutton Dinghy Club supports our 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…’