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ISA Strategic Review Report Heralds Big Changes Ahead
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#ISA - They promised a shake-up – and with the release of an independent review of the state of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA), there are indeed some big changes on the way for sailing's national representative body.  Last November…
New ISA Board to Shake–Up Irish Sailing
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#irishsailing – After a year of protest over its policies the new board of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is to hear plans for a shake–up of the association aimed at reversing the decline in participating numbers.  Incoming Irish Sailing Association…
Board Shake Up for Irish Sailing Association
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The Irish Sailing Association's (ISA) Annual General Meeting on March 1 will see a shake up in the board of the national governing body with the retiral of its president and two other directors to be replaced by members of the recently…
Lovegrove Set For ISA Presidency In New Year
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#ISA - Howth Yacht Club's David Lovegrove has been nominated to succeed Niamh McCutcheon as president of the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) next spring, as The Irish Times reports. Lovegrove is a former commodore of his North Dublin club and…
Dinghy 'DOKRAG' Conference Hears of Big Drop off in Beginner Sailing
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#dinghy – If you don't know to which port you are sailing no wind is favourable. It's an old mariners proverb but it held some truth for last weekend's Dinghy & One Design Keelboat Racing Advisory Group (DOKRAG) Convention at…
'Independent Group' of Sailors to Form Future Irish Sailing Association Plan
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#ISAPLAN – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) is set for a shake–up following a year of controversy over its policies. Last night it was revealed an 'independent group' – that includes some of the association's critics – has been appointed…
It's Not All Doom And Gloom For Irish Dinghy Sailing
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#Dinghy - The big discussion on the fate of small boat sailing will have to wait another few weeks, with the deferment of the Irish Sailing Association's (ISA) Dinghy & One Design Keelboats Convention till 30 November at the earliest.…
ISA Defers Dinghy Sailing Meeting at National Yacht Club
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#dinghy – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has deferred its important conference on small boat sailing at the 11th hour. Scheduled for this Saturday the 'Dinghy & One Design keel-boat Convention' was due to examine problems in the sport will…
Big Task Ahead for Small Boat Forum as Data Shows 'Sport on its Knees'
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#smallboatforum – In anticipation of the small boat forum to be hosted next Saturday morning in the National Yacht Club, Roger Bannon has tried to gather some information over the last 2 years on attendance at class championships for dinghies…
Cost is the 'Elephant in the Room' for Irish Small Boat Sailing
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#smallboatconference – Ric Morris's excellent five point analysis goes some way to identifying the direction in which we should be taking small boat sailing in Ireland writes Roger Bannon. Perhaps one of the problems we have is that none of…
ISA Hosts Convention To Discuss Dinghy Racing's Future
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#ISA - The Irish Sailing Association has issued an open invitation to dinghy sailors to discuss the future of dinghy and one design racing in Ireland at a special meeting less than two weeks away. The Dinghy & One Design…
Five Things The ISA Can Do To Rejuvenate Irish Dinghy Sailing
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#isa – In the wake of today's ISA recommendations for small boat sailing, Ric Morris suggests his own and they include a rekindled dinghy racing association as one of five solutions to the decline in Irish small boat sailing: 1/…
ISA Board Publishes Recommendations from Small Boat Sailing Forum
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#isa –The ISA President Niamh McCutcheon says the association's decision in 1998 to move away from utilising voluntary support has been a significant factor in the 'perceived disengagement of the membership from the operations of the ISA'. The conclusion is…
Forum to Discuss the Future of Small Boat Sailing and Youth Training in Ireland
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Opening address by the ISA President, Niamh McCutcheon the president welcomed everyone to the meeting and thanked Norman Lee and Byran Armstrong for raising the issues that led to the meeting being held. The President highlighted how the ISA is…
Over 120 Hear of Stormy Waters for Irish Sailing at National Yacht Club Forum
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#dinghy – A packed National Yacht Club (NYC) in Dun Laoghaire heard important contributions from clubs and classes right around the country this morning at a forum to revitalise small boat sailing and youth training. It is the first step…
Chairman & Agenda Announced for Decisive Meeting on Future of Sailing & Youth Training
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#isa – Two former Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Presidents are engaged in sorting out small boat sailing and youth training problems this weekend when the ISA meets at the National Yacht Club (NYC) on Saturday to address concerns first raised…

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