Wednesday 25 February 2009

PWC Instructor Training Course

The first instructor training course in the ISA's new PWC training scheme will take place in DMG Sailsports over 2 weekends March 21st - 22nd & 28th - 29th. The course will be run using the new fleet of ISA personal watercraft.

In order to be eligible for the course candidates must have the following pre-requisites; Pre-entry assessment, National Powerboat Certificate, Emergency Care certificate and VHF radio operators licence.

The course fee is €500 with a booking deposit of €70 per person required. For bookings please contact our office on 01-8456946 or email info@dmgsailsports

Tuesday 24 February 2009

Special Powerboat Offer to Full Time Students

During the Easter holidays a special offer of €240pp (€100 discount - normally €340pp) to full time students. Valid student identification required for offer to apply. Mid-week dates only available: Mon & Tues April 13+14 OR Weds & Thurs April 15+16.

Places are limited to 6 per course so early booking is advised.

Email or call 01-8456946 to reserve your place. A deposit of €70pp is required to secure your booking.

Please note, under Irish law it is illegal for anyone under the age of sixteen to operate a powerboat that is capable of 17 knots or more.

Friday 13 February 2009

DMG Sailsports in Metro Magazine

2009 Feb. 13th: In advance of the Allianz Dublin Boat Show in the RDS, journalist Ross McDonagh from Metro Ireland Magazine came out to Malahide to try sailing with DMG Sailsports. Click here to read how he got on or view image to the left.

Monday 9 February 2009

Windsurfing Festival - Fleadh Sheoil na hÉireann 2009

On the May bank holiday weekend, 2nd to 4th May 2009, the students from Coláiste Dhúlaigh and Malahide Yacht Club @ Broadmeadows Estuary will host the 2009 Fleadh Sheoil na hÉireann / 2009 Windsurfing Festival of Ireland. This is the third year for the event to be run in Malahide. Competitors are welcome from overseas, and tuition will be provided for all levels at a greatly discounted rate for the weekend. Visit for more.

Tuesday 3 February 2009

Irish Slalom Event in Malahide April 4+5

After one of the most successful competitive years of competition, the Irish Windsurfing Slalom Series is confirmed for 2009. The ISS Team has put together an even better schedule for the upcoming season.
Back on the calendar are the five events from last year. Neilpryde Group UK/ have organized the Irish Sea Challenge. The challenge involves the IWA and UKWA crossing the Irish Sea to battle it out for the Irish Sea Challenge Title. UKWA competitors will make the journey in April to Malahide to kick off the 2009 action.
For full details see

Monday 2 February 2009

metmAsts & Arklow S.C. Turbines Yacht Race

metmAsts.IE are proud to sponsor the Arklow Sailing Club metmAsts.IE TURBINES YACHT RACE 2009. This is a challenging yacht race around the Arklow Bank Wind Farm. This Cruising Class race will be held on Sunday May 31st. To reserve a place in the race, please click here for more info. Arklow S.C. is located on the east coast of Ireland. Entrants from other clubs around Ireland and outside of Ireland are welcome to participate in this first Turbines Yacht Race.

METMASTS.IE is the meteorological services division of Shamrock Communications Limited. The company was established in 1981 and is Irelands leading supplier of Masts, Towers , Wind Measuring Equipment and accessories.
Córa Garvey of DMG Sailsports is co-ordinating the event on behalf METMASTS.IE with Arklow S.C.