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Solo Round-Ireland record holder, Belgian Michael Kleinjans, has survived an early-morning brush with a tanker during the Portimao Global Race. Kleinjans, aboard his Open 40, Roaring Forty, was awoken in the early hours of May 16 by the impact, with…
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Howth Yacht Club – Tuesday & Saturday Series 1 (Race) 19/5/09 – 17 Footer Scratch – 1 Oona, P. Courtney, 2 Pauline, O'Doherty/Ryan, 3 Erica, P. Murphy. 17 Footer HCAP – 1 Pauline, 2, Oona, 3, Erica. Tuesday Series 1…
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DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 19 MAY 2009 CRUISERS 2 - 1. Bendemeer (Gerald Kinsella), 2. Kit (Graeme Hanna), 3. Red Rhum (J Nicholson)  CRUISERS 2 - 1. Cor Baby (Keith Kiernan et al), 2. Red Rhum…
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On the Forum : Tiller man throws bouquets to the Royal Alfred for the best Baily Bowl in years, even tho there was only one race. RicM reveals how he captured all the action from his helmet camera. Garboard Strake…
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This year’s Fireball Ulster Championship was held on Lough Neagh where a fleet of 17 boats competed at the two-day event hosted by Lough Neagh Sailing Club. The quality of organisation and the level of hospitality offered by the club…
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This year’s Fireball Ulster Championship was held on Lough Neagh where a fleet of 17 boats competed at the two-day event hosted by Lough Neagh Sailing Club. The quality of organisation and the level of hospitality offered by the club…
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The Athy Triathlon will take place on Saturday May 30th from 1000 hrs to 1900 hrs. Masters are asked to proceed at slow speed and with minimum wash when passing this stretch of the navigation, and to heed advice and…
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Castle Island, Enniskillen, and the Share Centre, Trannish Island and Inishcorkish Island, are to expect increased seaplane activity on Saturday 23 May from 1430 hrs until 1600 hrs in the case of Enniskillen (the public moorings at the Waterways Ireland…
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Waterways Ireland advise all Masters and users that work on the Movanagher lock at the Lower Bann Navigation has now been extended until Wednesday 27th May.
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Irishman Richie Fearon is thrilled about his appointment as Cork skipper in the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race. “It’s a dream come true” says Fearon, 28. “It’s the boat I really wanted and I can’t wait to meet…
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The Carlow Regatta Festival is hosting their Rowing Regatta on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st May on the Barrow Navigation, from 1000 hrs to 1900 hrs, Masters and owners are advised. Masters of vessels are requested to proceed at slow…
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Schull Harbour Sailing Club  have confirmed that Howard Holding Plc will once again be title sponsors for the 2009 Calves Week sailing festival which will run from Friday, July 31st to Sunday, August 9th writes Claire Bateman. They will be…
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Dun Laoghaire sailor Annalise Murphy has become the first Irish sailor to win a Europa Cup laser event in 13 years. Murphy, the longest-standing member of the ISA Academy, topped out a 76-boat Radial fleet in the Netherland venue of…
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One-hundred and fifty enthusiastic Optimist sailors from the four corners of Ireland arrived at Kinsale Yacht Club on Saturday to take part in the PriceWaterhouseCoopers Munster Optimist Championships. Gold, Silver and Regatta fleet racing was scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.…
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It might be the week the Volvo Ocean Race comes to town but there are many other events going on around the country too. In fact, we're spoiled for choice at this time of the year, with so many happenings…
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It might be the week the Volvo Ocean Race comes to town but there are many other events  going on around the country too. In fact, we're spoiled for choice at this time of the year, with so many happenings…
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Royal Alfred Baily Bowl results: Squibs - 3 Races 1st Vincent Delaney, Femme Fatale RSGYC 3 wins. 2nd Wyatt Wright Fat Boat Slim RNYC second third and second placings. 3rd Frank Whelan, Deadly Buzz RSGYC third, second and fourth placings.…
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Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat launched following a request from Valentia Coast Guard to go the assistance of  eight persons on board a 42ft cruiser on rocks at the Goat Road. The RNLI lifeboat with helm, Eleanor Hooker, Colin Knight and…
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Fireball Ulster Championships at Lough Neagh Sailing Club Gold Fleet: 1. El Ray Del Fuego - T.Gillard and F.Rowan (SVSC) 2. Zara - N.Bulter and S. Moore (DMYC) 3. No Name - A.Pearse and H.Butler (RstGYC) Silver Fleet: 1. Incubus…
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Racing under the shadow of a gale warning, Royal Alfed YC staged its annual two day Baily Bowl competition with the racing cut to only one race on Sunday for the SB3s and Dragon classes. Winning SB3 crew Sharkbait has…

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