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#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Avalon (R.Conan/J.Fox), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Magic (D.Espey) CRUISERS 0 - 1. Loose Change (P Redden & M Mitton), 2. Wow (George Sisk), 3. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell) CRUISERS 0 Echo - 1. Tsunami (Vincent Farrell), 2. Loose Change (P ...
#lasersailing – The three Irish Laser fleets woke up on a beautiful sunny day at Ballyholme Yacht Club knowing that the wind was to fill in over the afternoon but no-one was sure by how much writes Mark Mackey. There is a little tension among the 126 competitors for the first time in a few years but if anyone was ignoring the pressure, it was the incumbent Olympian sailors fr...
#Submarine - Could a supersonic submarine speed through the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Shanghai in less than two hours? The Chinese engineers behind some remarkable new sub-sea technology seem to think so, as the South China Morning Post reports. Their 'supercaptivating vehicle' design uses gas jets to envelope a vessel inside an air bubble that severely reduces the fr...
#Dollymount - The news earlier this week that the temporary parking ban on Dollymount Strand will be made permanent has sent ripples among Ireland's kitesurfing community – many of whom are said to be snubbing what was a popular site for the sport in Dublin Bay. That's according to Herald.ie, which also reports that the increase of kitesurfing visitors among other beachgoers ...
#allirelandsailing – 16 national sailing class champions have been invited to compete at the Howth Yacht Club hosted All Ireland Sailing Championships on the 6th and 7th of September. The championship, which began in 1947, will be sailed in the ISA's fleet of J80 keelboats where some of the nation's top sailors will battle it out for the coveted Helmsman's Trophy.  Scrol...
#rnli – Courtmacsherry RNLI All Weather Lifeboat was called out at 12.36 this afternoon to go to the aid of a 46 ft Passenger Pleasure boat which encountered difficulties off Kinsale Harbour by Charles Fort. The Lifeboat with a crew of seven were underway immediately and together with the Kinsale RNLI Inshore Lifeboat reached the scene quickly.The casualty boat had ropes enta...
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan gave Ireland its first A Final place at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today with a stirring performance which yielded second place in the lightweight single sculls semi-final. The UCD man lagged the field in the early stages; he was sixth at 500 metres as Zhao Jingbin of China and Marcello Miani of Italy commanded the race. By halfway O...
#kinsale – Last weekend saw a good event combining the Naval Yacht Squadron Haulbowline Base, Monkstown Bay Sailing Club, Kinsale Yacht Club and Neil Prendeville's Mary P Trophy annual race and cruise from Kinsale to the Naval Base at Haulbowline writes Claire Bateman. There was a fine fleet of twenty two yachts. The Mary P Trophy race has been sailed for many years and this ...
#Rowing: Ireland’s lightweight double scull of Claire Lambe and Denise Walsh finished second in a remarkably close C/D Semi-Final of the World Rowing Championships this morning in Amsterdam, and thus qualified for the C Final. Russia held the lead for most of the race, but Denmark and Ireland pulled level with them in the closing stages and the fourth combatant, Argentina, cl...
#youghal – The Munster Blackwater is one of Ireland's mystery rivers writes W M Nixon. Despite comparisons to the Rhine, it keeps much of its long and beautiful length well hidden. And even when it reaches the sea at Youghal, that ancient seaport town manages to be shaped in such a way, with a clutter of waterfront buildings obstructing the view, that it's often impossible to...
#rorcrmsr – The 606-mile yacht race takes place in the heart of the Mediterranean and covers one of the most beautiful courses in the world. Starting and finishing in Malta, the route includes the deep azure waters around Sicily including the Aeolian and Egadi Islands, as well as Pantelleria and Lampedusa. One of the most stunning vistas is Stromboli, the active volcano which...
#Ports&Shipping –The latest IMDO Weekly Shipping Market Review includes the following stories as detailed below. Irish Maritime Industry - Analysis released – As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Irish shipping and port activity rose by 2% in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to the corresponding period of 2013. The latest quarterly analysis according to iShipInd...
#Rowing: Ireland’s pair of Leonora Kennedy and Lisa Dilleen took fifth in their semi-final at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam this morning. The strong United States and New Zealand crews took the first two A Final spots, while Ireland fought it out with Australia’s Charlotte Sutherland and Lucy Stephan for the third, with Serbia also in touch. The Australians ek...
#CANOEING: Ireland’s Robert Hendrick took a silver medal in the C1 Obstacle Slalom at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in China. The event is run on a head-to-head format and the 16-year-old took on and beat Leon Breznik of Slovenia in the semi-finals. In the final, Hendrick lost out to France’s Lucas Roisin, who won gold. Hendrick is coached by three-time Ireland Olympia...
#IrelandSpainFerry – Ireland's first historic ro-ro ferry connection to Spain via a France 'landbridge' service launched in January by LD Lines as previously reported, is to cease operations with the final sailing departing Rosslare this Friday, writes Jehan Ashmore. In a statement released to Afloat.ie, "LD Lines can confirm that we will be withdrawing our Rosslare - St.Naza...
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure took her place in the semi-finals of the women’s single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today. The 32-year-old led for most of the race but was passed by Russian veteran Julia Levina (41) in the final quarter. The Ireland women’s four found the going tough again in their repechage and will compete in the B Final of this 10-boat ...
#Rowing: Ireland’s new women’s double of Helen Hanningan (neé Walshe) and Monika Dukarska made a significant breakthrough at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today, qualifying for the A/B Semi-Finals. The target was a place in the top two of their repechage. Romania made the early pace, with Ireland and the United States joining them in the challenge. By the clo...
#laser – Tomorrow sees the start of the 2014 Zhik sponsored Irish Laser National Championships at Ballyholme Yacht Club (BYC) on Belfast Lough writes BYC's Mark Mackey. The top Northern Ireland dinghy club is now expecting 130 boats with competition across all three fleets, especially at the top of the Laser Standard and Laser Radial fleets. In the Standards, Olympian and mul...
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan put in a brilliant second 1,000 metres to secure a semi-final place in the lightweight single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today. O’Donovan needed to finish in the top three of the quarter-final to progress, but he was was fifth at half way, over one-and-a-half seconds behind third-placed Steffen Jensen of Denmark, with Russi...
#AbandonedCall – The 51,044 tonnes Crystal Symphony, the biggest cruiseship caller to Galway Harbour this season as reported earlier on Afloat.ie, instead had to abandon an anchorage call this morning due to bad weather, forcing her to head for the Port of Cork, writes Jehan Ashmore. Due to unfavourable sea conditions, the 992 capacity cruiseship which was off Mutton Island i...
#BiggestCaller – Crystal Symphony at 51,044grt is the biggest caller in tonnage terms to Galway Harbour this cruise season, yet her passenger capacity was surpassed by Thompson Spirit which called earlier this summer, writes Jehan Ashmore. The 922 capacity Crystal Cruises operated vessel marks the sixth caller out of a total eight to include the 1,350 Thompson Spirit in May, ...
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