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Hamble Yacht Services (HYS) is to this year sponsor the J/80 and 1720 Class UK National Championship. The HYS UK National Championship 2009 for both of these exciting sportsboat classes will take place from the 10th to 13th of June…
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A race from Galway Bay to Tralee Bay will be held on June 6th and invitations to participate in the 100 mile race to Fenit Pier have been issued by sponsor and race director Brian O'Sullivan of O'Sullivan's marine. A…
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WIORA Commodore Simon McGibney has issued a last minute appeal for entries to the West Coast Championships that closes on 29th May 2009. The West Coast regional event starts a day earlier than the ICRA National Cruiser Championships on the…
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Ireland's Peter O'Leary and Tim Goodbody, who are sailing their first season together in the Star are one point behind the leaders in the Star Eastern European Championships. Jean Baptiste Bernaz and Vincent Berenguier of COYCH Heyrois shot right to…
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HOWTH YACHT CLUB.  WEDNESDAY SERIES 1 (RACE) 20/05/2009   Class 1  IRC:  1, Tiger Hughes/Harris;  2, Equinox R McDonald;  3, Crazy Horse A Chambers;  Class 1  HPH:  1, Y2K Tech M Howell;  2, Storm P Kelly;  3, Tiger Hughes/Harris;  Class 2 …
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34 boats – and more to come – will come to the line off Dun Laoghaire for the race to Dingle on June 6th. National YC sailing manager Olivier Prouveur says many of the fleet, drawn from over a dozen…
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There are now eight class zero boats entered for the ICRA cruiser national championships at Fenit in a fleet now toalling more than 75 entries. It is a significant achievement for the event, now in its sixth staging, but first…
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This Friday (May 22nd), Tom MacSweeney will tell listeners all about the exciting new discovery in the world of coral on his Seascapes programme (10.30pm, RTÉ Radio 1). There's also a report on new ship recycling rules, Irish Ferries' 30…
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Raiders from the other side of the North Channel who will make up the majority of the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series' newest one design class may have hopes of ensuring the top award, the Scottish Series Trophy, returns 'overseas' as…
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A new Service Level Agreement (SLA) between the Marine Institute and the Naval Service was signed today (Wednesday 20th May) to maximise the responsiveness and effectiveness of the two parties, through close cooperation and coordination on an ongoing basis. The…
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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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