Hi All,

Details for Railway Tavern Regatta ;

There will be 2 races for both Fleets tomorrow,

The first will be a short course starting and finishing at Club line.

The second will be much longer, once again starting and finishing at the club line.

The club fleet will start first with IRC following 5minutes after in race 1.

Depending on finishers the Od will then decide on which Fleet goes off first in the second race.

Printed Courses will be handed out prior to racing in the morning .

See you all there ,


Instructions to Skippers – Annual Parade of Boats – 185th Rathmullan Regatta

185th Rathmullan Regatta – 6th August 2018

Annual Parade of Boats – 16.00 hrs

Instructions to Skippers

All boat owners, skippers and sailors are invited to participate in the Annual Parade of Boats at the 185th Rathmullan Regatta on the 6th August at 16.00 hrs from the Kinnegar Buoy to South of the Pier Head, organised by Rathmullan Sailing and Watersports Club. The instructions are as follows: –

1400-1800 – Berthing Master on duty at the Pontoon to control and maximise berthing spaces. Please follow berthing instructions. Water Taxi available, for vessels wishing to moor or anchor. Call on Channel 72

15.45 – Vessels assemble North of the Kinnegar Buoy for commencement of Parade at 16.00 hrs.

– Lead vessels will be advised on the day. All vessels should listen on

Channel 72 or call: 086 440 5740 for information.

– Vessels should leave the Kinnegar Buoy to port, steering 210 degrees compass to a 2.5 metre depth off Rathmullan House, and follow the 2.5 metre contour along the shore at a speed of 5 knots.

Vessels to follow in line, 2 abreast, keeping a close formation.

– The course is inshore of both mussel-rope special yellow buoys and all boat moorings, before turning to port at the Pier, in line with the Coastguard Station and proceeding around the Pier Head where a band will be playing.

16.30 – A special yellow buoy will be in position between the end of the Pontoon and Battery where vessels will assemble for the ‘sounding of horns’ and ‘ringing of bells’ at 16.30 hrs.

– Order of parade as follows:

1. RNLI, Coastguard, Defence Force and other agency vessels

2. Wooden, Fishing, Commercial and Charter vessels

3. Motor Boats, Cabin Cruisers, Ribs, Speedboats and Jet Skies

4. All Sailing Vessels, Keel Boats and Yachts

5. Dinghies, Kayaks and Paddleboards to join enroute

17.00 – After berthing, all skippers and crew are invited for refreshments in the RSWC marquee at the Sailing

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185th Annual Rathmullan Regatta

Rathmullan 185th Annual Regatta

Monday 6th August

Irish Naval Vessel Moored at the Pier, open to the public

Opening hours to be confirmed

11am Regatta Racing – Keel boat racing organised by Lough Swilly Sailing Club, in the vicinity of the Pier

2.30pm Rathmullan Regatta Memories film at Scarpellos on the beach

3pm Fancy Dress, Registration at Putting Green

3pm Caledonian Pipe Band – sponsored by RSWC

3.30 – 5.30pm Trevor Loughery, Country Favourite,

sponsored by Rathmullan Community Festival

3.30pm Spectacular rescue demonstration with RNLI Lifeboat and Coastguard Rescue Helicopter on the water

4pm Annual Parade of Boats from the Kinnegar Buoy to the Abbey (All participating vessels in the Annual Parade to be assembled at the Kinnegar Buoy for 4pm).

Berthing Master on Pontoon and Water Taxi available for visiting Boats – Call Channel 72

4.30pm Parade of Boats passing in formation at Pier Head

Participating boats will include RNLI, Navy, Coastguard, Inland Fisheries & other agencies

5pm Reception hosted by Rathmullan Sailing & Watersports Club for all Parade participating crews and invited guests at Sailing Compound

6.30 – 8.30pm Music – Eldorado

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Fahan, Buncrana & Rathmullan Regattas

Sat 4th, Sun 5th and Monday 6th August 2018


First Race Saturday……..13.00hrs



Skippers briefing at Yacht club 11.00hrs Saturday 4th August 2018

Saturday Night, Food served in the Club House at 9pm €15 for Adults €10 for Children

Followed by Live music from 10:30pm with "Men in Black". Everyone Welcome.


Hi all,The Melmore Race takes place this coming Saturday 14th July starting at 10am from the club starting line, with boats mooring up for the night in Fanny’s Bay for a Commodore’s inspection. Further instructions on the day before race start.
Hope to see as many of you as possible on the day



Hi All ,

Swillymore Race tomorrow 30/06/18

Start 9am from Club starting line .
Finish line will be to the leaving Spit Buoy to Starboard in a Transit with Kinnegar Buoy not more than 100mtrs east of Spit.

Any further marks on the Course will be announced prior to racing .

Remember Suncream!!



Tory Race Saturday 16th June 2018

9.00am Start from LSYC direct to Tory .

The finish line will be as follows .

A transit between the east end of the Pier which is 55 15.784’N 8 13.546’W

and a virtual mark 55 14.500’N 8 13.500W which will be the outer limit mark .

All competing Yachts must take their own elapsed time and relay same to me at the earliest convenience .

We hope to get race away on time so can everyone please be “on time”


Midsummer Race & BBQ Saturday 9th June

There Will be a One off Midsummer Race this Saturday starting at 2:30 pm Followed by a Barbecue at the Clubhouse from 5:30 pm.Food will be provided at a price of €10 for adults and €5 for children, all proceeds to the club,
All Welcome, Come along enjoy the good weather, have some fun and help raise some funds for the club.
Hope to see you all there