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#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, ...
#dbsc – The last Tuesday night race of the 2014 season of Dublin Bay Sailing Club was a frenetic affair with a small course, a very lumpy sea, a curious breeze and lots of inter-class traffic writes Cormac Bradley. At 08:00 yesterday morning the seascape in Dublin Bay was such that I didn't think we would be racing. However, as the day wore on the wind moderated and the sky b...
#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen) CRUISERS 2 - 1. Bendemeer (L Casey & D Power), 2. Red Rhum (J Nicholson & C Nicholson) CRUISERS 3 Tuesday - 1. Solidarity (Whelan/McCabe/Cary/Cramer), 2. Syzrgy (R Fogarty), 3. Capilano (S Soran) Ensign - 1. INSC2 (A Rumball), 2. RIYC 2 (...
#heritageweek- National Heritage Week which is in fact 9 days long, is at this stage nearing its half-way stage, yet there are still days left to discover and enjoy our heritage. The annual event is co-ordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation. Among the events previ...
#TankerNewbuild- Newbuild oil products tanker, Kestral Fisher docked in Dublin Port today, she is the second of a pair of 7,072dwt vessels operated by James Fisher Everard of Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, writes Jehan Ashmore. In June she entered service and her call to Dublin today sees her alongside No.1 Oil Berth, one of our such berths. It is understood she arrived from a Nor...
#Rowing: Sweden pushed Ireland out of the vital second spot in the repechage of the lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today. The race developed into a three-boat battle to land the two spots in the A/B Semi-Finals: world champions Italy and Ireland, who had a very good third quarter, led early leaders Sweden at 1500 metres. The Swedes came...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 15:03

Topaz Title Won by Dingle Sailing Club Duo

Dingle Sailing Club sailors Adam Byrne and Paddy Cunnane are the Topaz Irish National Champions 2014. The Topaz National Championships were hosted by Dingle Sailing Club for the first time on the 23-24 August 2014. The event included entries from Lough Derg Sailing Club, Dungarvan Sailing Club, Tralee Bay Sailing Club, Foynes Yacht Club, Malahide, Cork and Dingle. The Topa...
#1720 – National 1720 sportsboat Champion Anthony O'Leary on Antix retained his title after three superb days of sailing in a 14–boat fleet at Baltimore Sailing Club, West Cork last weekend. Full results sheet downloadable below. Racing commenced on Friday in glorious sunshine after a short postponement on shore, with the full 3 scheduled races being sailed in light wi...
#VOR - Over on the official Volvo Ocean Race website, Jonno Turner comments on some of the latest scuttlebutt among the seven teams that will compete in the next edition of the race, which sets sail in just 39 days' time. The gossip comes two weeks after the final entry was confirmed in the form of Denmark's Team Vestas Wind, skippered by six-time world champion Chris Nicholson...
#PortofCork – According to The Irish Examiner, two of the biggest developments to come before planners in recent years will get under way when oral hearings will be made on the same day in Cork next month. Inspectors from An Bord Pleanála will listen to proposals by the Port of Cork for a €100m upgrade of its container terminal at Ringaskiddy, while the GAA's plans for a ...
#RNLI - For a free, fun, family day out, look no further than Howth this Sunday 31 August for the annual Open Day at Howth RNLI. Between 2pm and 5pm the public can meet the volunteer crew, see the lifeboats and try some of the local food, drink and activities that prove Howth Is Magic. Last year's event was hailed as a great success and all at the lifeboat station are expecting...
#MarineScience - The recent publication of the SEAS-ERA Legacy Report brings to a successful conclusion the four-year work programme of the SEAS-ERA Network, a consortium of 21 European marine research funding organisations (RFOs) from 18 member and associated member states. Key SEAS-ERA deliverables included the preparation of a vision and the identification of priority resear...
#CruiseDonegal – Having sailed from Belfast, the 51,000 tonnes Crystal Symphony anchored this morning off Greencastle from where as previously reported, Donegal Co. Council are backing the Loughs Agency to upgrade facilities. The visit of Crystal Symphony is an impressive sized cruiseship to Lough Foyle. The €170,000 investment in Greencastle is to develop the lucrative cru...
#Angling - Young Limerick anglers were left in the lurch earlier this month after a popular trout fishing competition failed to secure sponsorship for 2014, as the Limerick Leader reports. Some 50 children, many from disadvantaged areas, had expected to take up their rods and reels for the rainbow trout challenge at O'Briensbridge on 9 August. But with less than two weeks to go...
#Angling - Tyrones's Fintona waters will come alive this weekend for the All-Ireland Junior Fly-Fishing Championships on Sunday 31 August, as the Ulster Herald reports. Kicking off in Donegal on Saturday 30 August, Ireland's best young anglers aged between 15 and 18 will compete on some of the same lakes that hosted last year's Youth Fly Fishing Worlds in the border region, and...
#fireball – Royal St. George Yacht Club Fireball pairing Barry McCartin & Conor Kinsella continue to knock on the door of the international Fireball scene. After a hat–trick of domestic titles, the Dun Laoghaire duo won the pre-Europeans, were fourth at the Europeans in the Shetlands and have just finished fifth at the UK Nationals at Tenby Sailing Club in Pem...
#420sailing – After nine great races on Dublin Bay, Royal Cork Yacht Club's Peter McCann and Arran Walsh claimed the 420 Nationals trophy last weekend writes Clodagh Lyttle. The teenagers sailed to victory in style, winning four races over the three day event hosted by the Royal St. George Yacht Club. 15 boats competed and seven of these were girls pairings. The fleet, aged b...
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