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Atlantic Sailing Club

29th September 2009
Atlantic Sailing Club Based in Mannix Point, Cahersiveen, the Club owns a fleet of ten Topper Topaz and 4 Topper Omega sailing dinghies. Membership is open to adults and children aged ten years and over. Sailing sessions currently take place…
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Crookhaven Harbour Sailing Club CHSC was founded in 1979 to provide sail training for junior sailors. ISA courses (level 1–5) are held every July. A new modern clubhouse with showers facilities available to all visitors. Pontoon berths available. Laser all…
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Blessington Sailing Club

29th September 2009
Blessington Sailing Club Blessington Sailing Club is located on the shores of the 5,600 acre Pollaphuca Reservoir, near Blessington, Co Wicklow. The sheltered bay, with its two slips and sandy beach, faces east and is protected from the prevailing winds.…
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Bantry Bay Sailing Club

29th September 2009
Bantry Bay Sailing Club It is not known when Bantry Bay Sailing Club was founded, but it is thought to have been in the late 19th century. The club was active during the 1920s and ‘30s but lapsed during the…
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Inniscarra Sailing and Kayaking Club Inniscarra Sailing and Kayaking Club was set up in 2002. We operate from a recreation area called Innisleana with the kind permission of the ESB. In 2004 the club put in its own dedicated slipway…
Three Women Rescued from Dinghy
RNLI Lifeboats
Belfast Coastguard received a report yesterday afternoon that a small dinghy with three women onboard had been blown a mile out to sea by a strong offshore wind from Cloughey on the Ards Peninsula. Belfast Coastguard requested the launch of…
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Marine and Maritime Media

29th September 2009
Marine and maritime media happenings: Seascapes, on RTE Radio 1 on Friday evenings at 10.30pm 
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28th September 2009
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Irish Ports

Irish Ports

28th September 2009
This is a list of seaports around the coast of the island of Ireland. EAST COAST Arklow – Port of Arklow Belfast – Port of Belfast (Northern Ireland) Drogheda – Drogheda Port Dublin – Dublin Port Company Dundalk – Dundalk…
Sailing and Boating Holidays in Ireland
Inland Boating and Sailing Holidays Experience the freedom of the Shannon and Erne waterways. Captain your own cruiser and discover the hidden corners of Ireland. Over 800 kilometres of navigable waterways are awaiting your arrival, with rivers to explore, towns…
ISAF announce World Sailor of the Year Nominees
World Sailing
ISAF received nominations for the 2009 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport. In deciding the nominees, the achievements of sailors made during the qualifying period of 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009…
€20,000 for Slipway at Poll an Mhadaidh Beach in Co. Donegal
Coastal Notes
Éamon Ó Cuív T.D., Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, has announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €20,000 to finish works on the slipway at Poll an Mhadaidh Beach on Árainn Mhór in Co.  Donegal. Work began…
Could Sailing be Bigger than Football?
News Update
It’s often said that sailing will never be a spectator sport, but Secretary General of the Danish Sailing Association, Dan Ibsen, begs to differ. “New technology is making it easier to convey the excitement of sailing competition in a way…
O'Leary Retains All Ireland Title
ISA
Royal Cork's Nicholas O'Leary has the X factor. Following a light air series on home waters, O'Leary retained the All Ireland Sailing title this afternoon to become one of only a handful of sailors to hold on to the coveted…
Sunburn is Class Two Winner at Howth Yacht Club
Howth YC
Ian Byrne's Sunburn was the Class 2 IRC winner in today's third round of Howth YC's Autumn league sailing. For full results click read more: HOWTH YACHT CLUB AUTUMN LEAGUE (RACE) 27/09/2009 Class 1 IRC: 1, Barafundle M Davis SSC;…
Light Air End to DBSC 2009 Season
DBSC
There was a light air end to the 2009 Dublin Bay Sailing Club season at the weekend when the 300-boat sailing fleet dealt with a flood tide and fickle gradients with no hope of a sea breeze. Vincent Farrell's Tsunami…
Harbour Company Letter Sets Out Plans for Carlisle Pier
News Update
As demoliton work on the Carlisle Pier reveals views over the Victorian harbour not seen for generations, the Chief Executive of the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company , Gerry Dunne, has a letter published in the Irish Times this morning rebutting…
O'Leary through to All Ireland Finals
ISA
Anthony O'Leary, Nicolas O'Leary and Ben Duncan are the three winners from this afternoon's opening flight of the All Ireland Sailing Championships at Royal Cork YC. Qualification racing for flights two and three will take place tomorrow, before the final…
Organisations
Irish Marina Operators Association (IMOA), c/o Irish Federation of Marine Industries, Confederation House, 84–86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Tel: 01 605 1621, fax: 01 638 1621, email: steve@dmm.ie   The Irish Marina Operators Association was founded in May 2003…
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IRELAND'S MARINAS, PONTOONS AND JETTIES - 60 AND COUNTING! (SUMMER 2013) South-West Coast Kilrush Marina – 170 berths. Kilrush, Co. Clare. Tel: 065 905 2072, email: kcm@shannon-dev.ie Fenit Marina – 130 berths (to be extended). Tralee and Fenit Harbour Commissioners,…

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