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Graeme Noonan's Corby 26 Virgin Triangle from the host club will be competing in class two at the 'Taste of Greystones Regatta' on August 26th in County Wicklow
Greystones Harbour
140–boats are expected off the coast of County Wicklow for the two–race 'Taste of Greystones Trophy' later this month.  Greystones Sailing Club (GSC) will be keeping its fingers crossed for better winds than two years ago when the 2017 edition sets…
The serious helmsman. Jack Roy and his daughter Jill racing their Squib class Kanaloa, no 130. One of the oldest boats racing in the Dublin Bay class, they worked together to restore her from a near-derelict condition
W M Nixon
The role of President of what is now Irish Sailing is central to our activities afloat. The diverse boating community that the President both serves and represents is affected by the variable socio–economic circumstances in which our sport - in…
The north pier, which borders the marina, was closed to public access by the harbour master over fears of escalating anti-social activity
Greystones Harbour
#Greystones - Greystones’ harbour master has closed access to the north pier in the North Wicklow town over worsening anti-social behaviour — including assaults on two harbour staff. Alan Corr told the Wicklow Times this week that sustained anti-social activity…
The incident occurred at a hotel in the village of Stalida on Crete
Greystones Harbour
#Greystones - Greystones Sailing Club has described the loss of junior member Laura Dempsey in a drowning incident in Crete as “a harrowing tragedy to happen on a family holiday”. Dempsey, 15, was found unresponsive in her hotel pool by…
RS Fevas in Greystones for the coaching session
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17 RS Feva dinghies participated in the latest round of coaching for the class at Greystones Sailing Club at the weekend writes Garett Donnelly. Conditions were perfect with coaching provided for all the sailors ranging in age from 11 to 17…
New Greystones Coastguard Station 'Not Viable'
Greystones Harbour
The new Coastguard station at Greystones harbour will not be built, according to Wicklow Councillor Derek Mitchell who says that after 12 years of discussions, planning and building at the harbour the Coastguard has decided to pull out. The Coastguard have…
James Kirwan's Beneteau 36.7 was second in class one ECHO at today's Taste of Greystones Regatta
Greystones Harbour
Tim Goodbody's J109 White Mischief from the Royal Irish Yacht Club was the winner of Cruisers one ECHO division in today's Taste of Greystones Harbour Regatta. The Greystones Sailing Club regatta was cut short for a second year running by…
Greystones Sailing Club Commodore David Nixon (centre), Vice Commodore Daragh Cafferky, Minister Simon Harris TD and Councillor Derek Mitchell at today's official clubhouse opening
Greystones Harbour
Minister Simon Harris, officially opened Greystones Sailing Club's new premises on the South Pier in Greystones, County Wicklow this afternoon. The Club, originally established in 1968, caters for over 350 members and is very much a family club, rooted in…
Sailing at Greystones. The new clubhouse at Greystones will be officially opened on Sunday
Greystones Harbour
Greystones Sailing Club will officially open its new premises on Sunday at 3pm at the new South Pier at Greystones Harbour in County Wicklow. Health Minister Simon Harris TD will perform the official opening. The Club, originally established in 1968,…
Greystones Sailing Club Commodore David Nixon (centre) with members of the Cruising Association of Ireland at the new Greystones SC clubhouse on Saturday night. Photo Aidan Couglan
Greystones Harbour
Sailing and cruising history of all sorts has been made at Greystones over the weekend reports W M Nixon, with the new harbourside clubhouse opening on Friday, and then on Saturday the new multi-function facility hosted its first event, the…
Greystones Harbour
Ireland's newest harbour and marina facility at Greystones in County Wicklow got a further boost this month with the signing of the lease of the new clubhouse for Greystones Sailing Club just before Christmas. The lease signed is from Wicklow County…
Greystones Harbour
#Greystones - Following moves to complete clubhouses for Greystones Harbour users comes news that work is resuming on the delayed residential part of the €300 million marina development. According to The Irish Times, the first of an expected 350-plus new…
Greystones Harbour
#Greystones - Moves are being made to complete developments for five clubs in Greystones Harbour before year's end, as the Wicklow Times reports. Developer Bridgedale JV recently informed Greystones Municipal District councillors that the €3.5 million facilities are nearing completion…
Greystones Harbour
Greystones Harbour Master Alan Corr has revealed the latest plans at Ireland's newest coastal marina facility are to include both diesel and petrol pontoons at the 200–berth marina, bringing much needed waterside fuel supplies to the Wicklow coast. 'We are in…
Greystones Harbour
#Greystones - Greystones Harbour developments have hit another snag, with the project delayed till mid October amid concerns over the transfer of land earmarked for a public green space. As the Wicklow Times reports, Wicklow County Councillor Jennifer Whitmore called…
Greystones Harbour
Plans to re–run August's abandoned Greystones Cruiser Regatta in October have changed slightly due to a conflict of dates with some sporting fixtures. While Sunday October 4 had been initially slated as the rescheduled date, organiser Daragh Cafferkey now says…

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