About Us


Welcome to Swords Sailing & Boating Club (SSBC)

Swords Sailing & Boating Club is located on the beautiful Broadmeadow Estuary in Malahide Co. Dublin. Less than a mile from the M1 and only 9 miles from Dublin City Centre.

The estuary is sheltered and not really affected by the tide which enables sailing at anytime of the day in a relatively safe environment.

The club is family friendly and runs an extensive sailing programme starting from after Paddy’s day in March until the end of October beginning of November (see calendar for full details) for both adults and children. Training is available for all club members and children of family members only.

New members are always welcome. If you would like to talk to someone about becoming a member, then come down to the club on club racing days Sunday afternoons from 12.30pm or Wednesday evenings in summer May to Aug from 6pm and introduce yourself, someone will point you in the right direction. This is the first step in our membership procedure.

The club has 3 fleets of Club sailing boats. 6 off Topaz, 6 off Laser Vago’s & 3 off Dart 16x catamarans. Club boats are available to hire by members on club designated sailing and training days only in conditions they are competent to sail in.

There are also 3 off Club Safety boats and a Race Committee boat. That competent members are rostered on.

Boat classes sailed at the club….Hurricane 5.9sx, F18 & Dart 16 (Catamarans), GP14, Laser, Topaz, 420, Pico, etc…

The club runs social events throughout the year.