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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Annual General Meeting on Dec 4th

The Clubs Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday December 4th @ 8pm in the Clubhouse. All members welcome, please come down and celebrate another great year and welcome in the new Committee. The Minutes from last years AGM are attached HERE. We would...

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Fundraising Sail for the Homeless – Dec 2nd 1pm

Raising Funds for the Homeless - Sutton Dinghy Club will hold a Fundraising Sail this Saturday, Dec 2nd in Sutton Creek. Meet @ 1pm, FG is at 1:30. All welcome. Sailing will be in Club boats. Rocco Wright has agreed to launch the event. Refreshments, santa hats,...

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Dronz Arigho RIP

It's with regret that we noted the passing of Dronz Arigho late last week at his home in Fleet, Hampshire, UK. Dronz was member of Sutton Dinghy Club in the early 50's through to the early 60's before joining the Merchant Navy as a radio engineer. Dronz spent much of...

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Sponsored Creek Sail – July 22nd

The Annual Sponsored Creek Sail will take place on Saturday July 22nd. The Sponsored sail will take a route from in front of Club down Sutton Creek towards Dinghy Supplies on the Dublin Road and back to the Club. Sailing will take place between 2pm and 4pm and will be...

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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…’