Graham Elmes

Irish sailing is mourning the loss of leading small boat sailor Graham ‘Elmo’ Elmes (39) of Dun Laoghaire who died tragically at the weekend. His funeral took place on Wednesday. Warm tributes to the talented sailor are being paid from across the waterfront of his home port and beyond. See below from Anthony Shanks, John […]



Upcoming Rugby Fixtures

Schedule for February and March  Each of the matches will be shown in the Members Bar and the Club Room: 2 Feb – Ireland v Scotland at 3pm 8 Feb – Ireland v Wales at 2.30pm 22 Feb – England v Ireland at 4pm 8 March – Ireland v Italy at 2.30pm 15 March – […]


RSGYC Art Exhibition

In a first for the Club, our Art Group will have an exhibition of their recent work. The formal opening of the exhibition will be made by Pauline Doyle the President of the Watercolour Society of Ireland on Thursday 6th February at 7.15pm. There will follow a two course supper in the Dining Room – […]


Has Dun Laoghaire Lost The Plot?

Our thanks to Afloat.ie and Honorary RSGYC member Mr WM Nixon for this interesting and thought provoking article which can be viewed in full here. Dun Laoghaire’s waterfront area and harbour is a hotbed of development and proposed projects. W M Nixon takes an outsider’s view of what might be happening around Ireland’s biggest sailing centre. […]


Planning The Family Holiday?

For any George families interested in combining your holidays and sailing George families looking to combine sailing and the holidays Abersoch Dinghy week is an option. This year some George families are considering Abersoch Dinghy Week as a family holiday option to combine sailing and (a cheapish) holiday but not at a big serious championships.  We have […]





175 Years of Sailing Achievements at The RSGYC

Photo: Gareth Craig,  Showing Club members who have won World or European Championships Back Row (l to r): Maurice ‘Prof’ O’Connell, Patrick Kirwan (Jnr), Stephan Hyde, Peter Bayly, Lisa Tait, Johnny Ross-Murphy Front Row (l to r): Tom FitzPatrick, Gerald ‘Gerbil’ Owens, Patrick Kirwan (Snr), Michael Cotter, Alison Rumbal, Peter Craig. A full club house […]