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Welcome to Lough Ree Yacht Club
N 53 27'11" W 7 57'41", Loc8Code MZ9-90-7RJ

Lough Ree Yacht Club was founded in 1770 and is the second oldest sailing club in the world. The club has active fleets of Shannon One Designs, Cruisers, Mirrors, and Optimists with racing going on most weekends in one or more classes. If you have any questions or wish to post an ad, please mail
The club is seeking applications for Instructors and Helpers for its 2015 ISA JUNIOR SAILING COURSE, to be held during the month of July at the Club. To apply, please download and fill in Helper Application Form 2015 or Instructor Application Form 2015 Successful applicants must note that they will be expected to be available for Race Management and Rescue throughout the calendar.

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LRYC Calendar of Events

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Event StartEvent EndTitle
04/03/2015 20:00 04/03/2015 22:00 Old Athlone Society Talk
07/03/2015 19:00 07/03/2015 23:30 SODA Annual Dinner
04/04/2015 09:00 06/04/2015 17:00 SOD Mount Shannon Regatta
02/05/2015 09:00 04/05/2015 17:00 SOD Lough Corrib Regatta
02/05/2015 14:30 02/05/2015 18:00 Cruiser Class Long Distance Race
03/05/2015 12:30 03/05/2015 17:00 Cruiser Class Quaker Island Trophy
04/05/2015 12:30 04/05/2015 17:00 Cruiser Class Harry Donegan Memorial Trophy
06/05/2015 19:00 24/06/2015 16:00 Recurring Event: until 06/05/2015 (total 1 events) Wednesday Evening Racing
09/05/2015 14:30 10/05/2015 17:00 Cruiser Class Chatterton Cup
16/05/2015 09:00 17/05/2015 16:00 Mayfly Regatta
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The Old Athlone Society Talk by LRYC Admin
On Wednesday 4th March at 20.00 hrs Garrett O'Neill will hold a talk about Inventory of the Protected Structures on the Shannon. In the in the summer of 2008 Waterways Ireland commissioned a survey of the historic structures located within 50 metres of the shorelines of the Shannon Navigation, from the north end of Lough Allen to Sarsfield Lock in Limerick. This talk will describe the scope of the work, the methodology adopted and an account of the fieldwork undertaken with particular reference to the compilation of the database presented to Waterways Ireland. The talk, which will be illustrated and cover the entire river, will be approximately 45 minutes long and followed by an open discussion.
Mirror Training by LRYC Admin
Ready to dust off your Mirror and get ready for the season? Join Mirror Sailing Ireland's winter training at Lough Ree Yacht Club! Boat storage, endless supply of tea and coffee, log fire, a warm welcome and the fantastic Ger Owens coaching. The dates are: Feb 28th-March 1st, March 14th/15th, March 28th/29th, April 11th/12th. See you there!
SODA Annual Dinner by LRYC Admin
The SODA annual dinner will take place at Lough Ree Yacht Club on Saturday 7th March 2015. All welcome - friends, relations, sailors old and new, tickets €25. Contact Ciara O'Brien for bookings by emailing

ISA News

Dinghy Frostbites & Spring Chicken Series Fall Victim to Strong Winds by LRYC Admin
#dbsc – Strong westerly winds gusting to 40 knots put paid to both the DBSC Spring Chicken handicap keelboat series and the DMYC dinghy frostbites…
Spanish Win Latest VOR Leg As Top 3 Finish Within 8 Minutes by LRYC Admin
#VOR - MAPFRE have crossed the line at Auckland to take victory in the fourth leg of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race, just minutes ahead…