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Round Britain and Ireland Sailing Race
Round Britain & Ireland Tale For Poolbeg Y&BC & Wicklow Sailing Club
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#srbi – Irish offshore sailors Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive will relive their stunning Round Britain and Ireland voyage next Wednesday night at 8pm in Poolbeg Yacht Club on the River Liffey. In the same week the pair will deliver…
Irish Duo Win First Ever Two Handed Round Britain & Ireland Race
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#rorcsrbi – Before the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race, a two-handed team had never completed the 1800-mile course. However three teams from Ireland, Britain and Germany have now accomplished that magnificent achievement. Racing Two Handed around Britain and…
'It's Amazing How That Sail Held' - Skipper Talks Lula Belle At Round Britain & Ireland Finish
Rd Britain & Ireland
#RORCSRBI - Liam Coyne and his sailing partner Brian Flahive crossed the finish line at Cowes around lunchtime today on their plucky First 36.7 Lula Belle to claim sixth place overall in this year's Round Britain and Ireland Race. Writing…
Lula Belle Bears Down On Finish Line After Epic Round Britain & Ireland Race
Rd Britain & Ireland
#RORCSRBI - As of 10am BST this morning, Liam Coyne's Lula Belle was bearing down on the finish line just 8.4 nautical miles from Cowes at the end of a remarkable Round Britain and Ireland Race. The First 36.7, skippered…
Varuna Declared Overall Winner Of Round Britain and Ireland Race
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#RORCSRBI - The Royal Ocean Racing Club has declared Jens Kellinghusen's Ker 51 Varuna (GER) as the overall winner under IRC of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. Race sponsors Sevenstar Yacht Transport have also awarded Jens Kellinghusen…
LulaBelle Reaches the Scilly Isles in Round Britain & Ireland Epic
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#rorcsrbi – Irish duo Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive continue their two–handed lead in the Round Britain and Ireland Race and send Afloat readers this morning update off the Scilly Isles, giving them under 300 miles to go and an…
Gear Failure No Set Back, Coyne & Flahive Still Lead Two Handed Round Britain & Ireland Race
Rd Britain & Ireland
#rorcsrbi – The Plucky National Yacht Club duo that have experienced major gear failure in the last 48 hours are still leading IRC Four and the Two-Handed Class of the Round Britain and Ireland Race with 360 miles to go. Liam…
Lulabelle Update: 'We Have Wind, A Compass & Charts So We Can Finish...'
Rd Britain & Ireland
#rorcsrbi – Dublin offshore two handers Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive are heading for the finish line of the Round Britain & Ireland Race on Saturday even though they have had a series of gear failures over the last 72…
Brave 'Lame Duck' Lulabelle Struggling On Round Britain & Ireland Race
Rd Britain & Ireland
#rorcsrbi – After nine days at sea and 500 miles still to sail, Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive are struggling to finish the 1800–mile Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race this Saturday in Cowes. Two spinnakers gone, the mainsheet track shattered,…
Dublin Sailors Lead Round Britain & Ireland Race After Fantastic Run of 200 Miles in 24 Hours
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#rorcsrbi – After more than a week at sea, Irish Two-Handed team, Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive racing First 36.7, Lula Belle, have had a fantastic 24 hour run, covering nearly 200 miles in the Round Britain and Ireland Race.…
Coyne & Flahive Approach St.Kilda, 800 Miles to Finish Round Britain & Ireland Race
Rd Britain & Ireland
#rorcsrbi – Dubliner's Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive, racing First 36.7 Lula Belle always knew it would be a test of endurance and now after a week at sea the Dubliner's are approaching St.Kilda, 800 miles from the finish of…
Coyne & Flahive Reach Shetlands But Upwind Sailing Takes Its Toll
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#rorcsrbi – Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive's progress continues in the 1800–mile Round Britain and Ireland race today. The Dublin two handed pair sent this update from Lulabelle as they approach the Shtland islands leaving them with a 1,000 mile…
Abu Dhabi VOR Yacht Breaks Round Britain & Ireland Monohull Record
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#rorcsrbi –Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Volvo Ocean 65, Azzam, skippered by Ian Walker, crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 22.20.28 BST on Friday 15th August 2014…
Muckle Flugga At Last for Coyne & Flahive's Lulabelle
Rd Britain & Ireland
#rorcsrbi – At 0900 BST, four yachts were round, or approaching, Muckle Flugga, to round Out Stack, the most northerly part of the Round Britain and Ireland course: Ross Applebey's Scarlet Logic, Ian Hoddle's Rare, Relentless on Jellyfish sailed by…
Record Expected to Tumble as Foxall Nears Round Britain & Ireland Finish
Rd Britain & Ireland
#rorcsrbi – At 0700 BST, Damian Foxall's Musandam-Oman Sail was just 100 miles from finishing the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. The MOD 70 was experiencing about 15 knots of northwesterly winds in the English Channel. Musandam-Oman Sail was…
Foxall's Oman Sail Sets Round Britain & Ireland Record With Only Minutes To Spare
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#rorcsrbi – Big celebrations in Cowes this lunchtime as Ireland's Damian Foxall added the Round Britain and Ireland Speed record time to his impressive offshore sailing CV on board the scratch boat, the Oman Sail MOD 70. It came down to…

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