• The thrill of the race startReal Boats Race off shore
  • There will be times you wish for wind!
  • - then when the wind arrives - great racing
  • It can get a bit wet!
  • - and wild but exhilarating
  • There will be some close quarter Racing
  • Fantastic scenery - if you have time to look!
  • Out of the crowd and then on your own.
  • Team work and tactics - so important for success
  • - will we get there before the tide turns?
  • - and then sail off into the sunset
  • and the challenges of a night race
  • followed by the joy of winning - or just glad to finish
  • Apres Sailing - comparing notes and some refreshments.
  • Enjoy the end of Season Prize giving - legendary!!! That's ISORA.

ISORA Pre Season Talk

An ISORA pre-season talk and reception has been arranged for Friday 17th April at 1930hrs in the National Yacht Club, Dún Laoghaire. 

Liam Coyne will talk about preparing for short handed offshore racing and Ed Hill of North Sails will talk about Offshore Tactics & Weather forecasts.

There will be a wine reception after.

All Welcome.


New Web site for the D2D

Dear ISORA competitors,

The National Yacht Club is proud to launch the official website of its biennial  offshore race, the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race on www.d2drace.ie

On this website, you will find a wealth of information such as:

  • The history of past winners
  • A recap of the last edition…full results, beautiful pictures, the full race replay from the trackers
  • The official documents (NOR, Safety checklist etc etc) for 2015!
  • The online entry facility and list of competitors for 2015!
  • Great ways to follow the race (Afloat news, twitter, trackers for 2015 including on mobile phone application!)
  • Facilities to post crew wanted / available posts, car sharing ads, all sort of great practical info and tools!

The National Yacht Club’s Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race now has a new home!!!

I hope that you will find the website useful and I invite you to give me your feedback…


Hope to see many of you on the start line on Friday 12th June at 21:00

Best regards

Olivier Prouveur
Sailing Manager
National Yacht Club
Dun Laoghaire
Tel: +353 1 280 5725
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Useful Information

The ISORA 2015 Race Schedule is available here. 
The ISORA 2015 Notice of Race is available here.
The on-line entry process for the ISORA 2014 Series (or for any individual race) is available here and is intended to be an easy and hassel free method of entering (or just to register your intention to race). 

The ISORA sailing instructions will be avialable here for each race - when published. Important race information will be distributed by newsletter - so please remember to subscribe to the newsletter service. 
It is now possible to follow the 2014 ISORA racing with live tracking:
 Please subscribe to receive the ISORA General Newsletter or the Priority racing Newsletter withto receive all race information, race results and also articles of general interest regarding offshore racing - Newsletter Application the last newsletter is available here
The ICRA is on 24th to 28th June 2015Volvo DunLaoghaire Regatta (including the RDYC Irish Sea Offshore Championships) 9th to 12th JulyThe Spinlock IRC Welsh National Championships is on 21st to 23rd August
The 2015 Results will be available here  but for now have a look at the ISORA 2014 Race results which are available below:



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