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Niche Quarter Ton Class Continues to Grow
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#QUARTER TON CLASS – With a decline in big boat sailing here (some say we will be lucky to even field a Commodore's Cup team this year), people are turning to what other classes that are around for competitive and…
ICRA Hears Appeals for Greater Participation in Sailing
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#SAILING – The tenth Annual ICRA Conference took place in Dun Laoghaire for the first time on 26th November in the same year ICRA was awarded the Mitsubishi Club of the Year trophy writes ICRA Commdore Barry Rose. It was…
Howth Plans Big Event for 2012 ICRA Nationals
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#SAILING–Any Sailing Club with ambitions of staging the Irish Cruiser Racer Association (ICRA) National Championships will have to look as far ahead as 2015. ICRA – the 2011 Club of the Year – laid out its stall until 2014 at…
Storm Wins ICRA Boat of Year Award
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As predicted in Afloat's online reader poll Howth Yacht Storm (Pat Kelly) has lifted the Irish Cruiser Racer Association's Boat of the Year award at this afternoon's ICRA conference in Dun Laoghaire. Among other wins, the J109 design counted five…
Offshore Fixture Clash to be Aired at ICRA Conference
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#ICRA – Next weekend's agenda for the Irish Cruiser Racer Association (ICRA) meet in Dun Laoghaire will discuss a clash of offshore fixtures following the news that a new 600–mile race from Galway, the Round Rockall race on June 24th…
ICRA Announce Short List for Boat of the Year Award
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#BOAT OF THE YEAR – The Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) has announced a short list of 16 boats for its annual boat of the year award. The list includes the campaign of recently crowned All Ireland Sailing Champion George…
ICRA Sets a Course for Dun Laoghaire Conference
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The annual cruiser racer Think-In will be held in Dun Laoghaire for the first time next month when the Irish Cruiser Racer Association (ICRA) Conference takes place at the Royal Marine hotel on Saturday, November 26th. Items on the agenda…
ICRA Seek Team for Defence of 2012 Commodore's Cup
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The Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) is seeking expressions of interest from owners to form an Irish team to defend the Rolex Commodore's Cup next July. ICRA Commodore Barry Rose says that despite the current difficult environment ICRA remains hopeful…
ICRA - Commodore Barry Rose Wraps Up Another Cruiser Nationals
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The ICRA Nationals were a great success in Royal Cork Yacht Club last weekend building on the integrity of the previous events writes ICRA Chief Barry Rose. The conditions were sparkling with two tough days sailing followed by a peach…
Antix, Storm, Allure, Tiger and Xtension are IRC Winners
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Six wins was more than enough for locals Neil Kennefick and Joxer O'Briens' Tiger to win Class three of the Irish Cruiser Racing Association national championships that ended in Crosshaven this evening.The quarter-tonner from the host club was the favourite…
Heavy Winds Sweep Through Day Two of the ICRA Nationals
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Day Two of the ICRA National Championships: Today there were faces scorched by the sun and wind, the sun shone and the wind kept blowing, the showers came and went, and the wind kept blowing writes Claire Bateman. DAY TWO…
ICRA Nationals, Photos from Day Two here!
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Reports of gear damage, high winds and big seas. It wouldn't be Cork sailing without it!  Bob Bateman's pics from today's ICRA Nationals in Cork Harbour are here.
ICRA Nationals Day One - Photos from Cork Harbour
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Anthony O'Leary's Ker 39 has got off to the perfect start in today's ICRA National Championships taking a double win in the top class of the 65-boat event at Crosshaven. Second to Antix is the Corby 37, Impetuous skippered by…
ICRA Racing Underway in Crosshaven
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Classes Zero, One and Two have completed one race in the first day's racing of the ICRA National Championships in Crosshaven writes Claire Bateman. The White Sails division have also completed one race. Classes three and four were completing their…
Windy Start Expected for Friday's ICRA Nationals
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While there may be a reduced entry of 65 boats there is no mistaking the quality of the fleet lined up in Crosshaven for what promises to be a windy start to the ICRA Nationals at Royal Cork Yacht Club…
€100 Craneage Deal, Reduced Entry Discount for ICRA Nationals
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Royal Cork Yacht Club has announced a special deal for competitors trailing boats to next month's Irish Cruiser Racer (ICRA) National Championships of €100 Euro per boat to cover lift in and out for the regatta. Mast stepping in and…

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