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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
We are currently seeking to recruit a team of committed Sailing Instructors & Helpers for our Summer 2016 Junior Sailing courses. The Courses are to run from the 4th to the 22nd of July 2016. Our courses range from Cara na Mara to Kites and Wires and Go Racing. Information and application forms on Junior Sailing Course Page

Lough Ree Yacht Club at sunset

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LRYC Calendar of Events

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10/01/2016 10:00 24/04/2016 15:00 Recurring Event: until 10/01/2016 (total 1 events) Sunday Sailing & Powerboat
27/02/2016 10:00 28/02/2016 16:00 Mirror Training with Graeme Grant as coach
12/03/2016 10:00 12/03/2016 18:00 Spring Work-In
12/03/2016 10:00 13/03/2016 16:00 Mirror Training with Graeme Grant as coach
26/03/2016 10:00 28/03/2016 17:00 Mount Shannon Regatta for SOD's
31/03/2016 10:00 03/04/2016 17:00 IODAI Optimist Trials
16/04/2016 10:00 17/04/2016 16:00 Mirror Training with Graeme Grant as coach
23/04/2016 10:00 24/04/2016 17:00 Mirror Westerns
21/05/2016 10:00 22/05/2016 17:00 Mirror Easterns
09/07/2016 10:00 10/07/2016 17:00 Mirror Southerns
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Old Athlone Society lecture by LRYC Admin
The Legacy of Columbanus and the early Irish Monk, lecture by Fred Carney at The Athlone Little Theatre on Wednesday 20th January at 8.00 pm

ISA News

420 Fleets to Tough to Call at 2015 Youth Worlds by LRYC Admin
There are two meanings of the word open when it comes to sailing writes Richard Aspland. You have 'open' which is both male and female in the same fleet racing…
Finn Class Sailors Younger, Taller & Stronger Than Five Years Ago, Survey Finds by LRYC Admin
Five years ago the Olympic Finn class carried out a wide ranging survey of its top sailors to accumulate data regarding the weight, height and age of its sailors. A…