Great news if you are considering sailing in both the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta and the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series. You can get up to 50% off your entry fees.

The way this works is that the Clyde Cruising Club are offering a 25% rebate for boats from the 4 Dun Laoghaire Clubs (DMYC, NYC, RIYC, RStGYC) that enter the Brewin Dolphin Scottish series before the expiration of the early bird discount period which expires on April 22nd.

As a reciprocal arrangement the committee of the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta are offering a discount of 50% from the full entry fee to all boats that enter both regattas. To avail of this, boats must register for the early bird entry fee in the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta prior to 2 May 2011. Note the 50% discount will be applied to the full entry fee rate and not the early bird rate. 

To avail of this arrangement for the Scottish Series contact the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series office for details,  0044141 221 2774.

To avail of this arrangement for the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta visit the event website at or email 

The Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta will take place from July 7th–10th 2011. 
The Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series will take place from 27 – 30 May 2011.

Note to competitors from Ireland going to the Scottish Series. The feeder race from Bangor to Tarbert has been re-instated. Those interested should contact the BDSS race office as above.

Troon and Largs Marinas are offering competitors berthing rate discounts around Scottish Series, see website for these and other offers.

Note to competitors from Scotland going to the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta.  The entry fee to the regatta includes free berthing for the duration of the event.

Volvo Car Ireland will sponsor the 2011 Dun Laoghaire event in association with Spirit Motor Group who are the premier dealership for Volvo in South Dublin.

The bi-ennial Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta will attract in the region of 500 boats and 3,000 participants along with families and friends to Dun Laoghaire in July this year. The sailors come mainly from Ireland and the UK from where we expect at least the same number of visitors as 2009. The event promises an important boost to the local economy of Dun Laoghaire town in the middle of the summer season. The regatta prides itself in delivering quality racing along with a wonderful festive atmosphere across the Dun Laoghaire waterfront.

The official Notice of Race and Online Entry are now available at

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