Donaghadee Sailing Club brings fun sailing opportunities for all ages and abilities in a safe, family friendly environment

Situated on Donaghadee’s famous seafront with views of the iconic lighthouse and the Copeland Islands, our beautiful Clubhouse is the base for all of our sailing, racing, training, diving and social activities.

We are an RYA accredited training centre, RYA Onboard centre and have an active training and social calendar throughout the year for both members and non-members. Whether you are a sailor or non-sailor, young or not so young, the club has something for you! Check out our Club Calendar for upcoming courses and events.

DSC welcomes new members – you don’t need to have your own equipment to join. All our members (juniors and adults) have access to Club boats and equipment and are fully insured to use them when competently trained. Have a look at our Club equipment, Book a Tour of our facilities and Become a Member today.

Junior and Youth Sailing

The club has a strong and growing Junior and Youth section, open to anyone between the ages of 8 – 16 years.

Latest Club News

Toppers racing in the sea mist
August 11, 2021

‘New’ Race Series announcement!

DSC ‘Late Summer’ race series #1 Starting this Sunday 15th August – running for 4 weeks! Race series is open to all those with previous race experience and capable of…
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Children having fun on a dinghy during youth course
July 17, 2021

Friday Bright Nights Sailing (Now RYA Onboard)

Registration now open for DSC Members! DSC plans to resurrect the Friday Bright Nights Sailing programme again at the beginning of August! Hopefully starting on Friday 6th August, and finishing…
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Rian Collins Topper Northerns winner
July 8, 2021

Topper Northerns success for Rian Collins of RCYC

As always a brilliant event and exceptional turnout last weekend at DSC from all over the island of Ireland for the first event we’ve hosted in a long whilst due…
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Topper sailing across the Donaghadee Harbour skyline
June 17, 2021

2021 RYA Training Courses updated!

Update 11/7/21 – With the most recent guidance from the N I Executive last Thursday DSC will revert our training plan back to 1 week courses, run over a longer…
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