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Afloat Spring Issue In Shops Friday

12th March 2012

Afloat's Spring Issue hits the shops at the end of this week and here's a sneek peek at some of what's inside our St. Patrick's day issue.


Over a dozen pages of Irish maritime news from Galway Hookers in Abu Dhabi and giant Ribs in Red Bay to the very latest in electric boats

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Learn to Sail

As the year unfolds and you start to think of new beginnings, why not let yourself be tempted to try sailing?

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Olympic Prospects

In one hundred days, at least three Irish boats are Olympic bound. We can win but only if we improve our consistency

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Mitsubishi Youth National

Championships Preview 400 Irish youth sailors get the opportunity to fight for a place to represent Ireland at April's Mitsubishi Youth National Championships

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Afloat's Sailor of the Year

George Kenefick of Cork is the new Independent "Sailor of the Year" after an exceptionally diverse and successful season

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Numbers of registered boats increased on both the Shannon and the Erne last year. How?

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Dublin Bay 2012 Preview, Sydney-Hobart Win for Irish Sailor, Cruising Awards, Silver Medal Sophie and all our regular features including Island Nation and Soundings.

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