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Howth Yacht Club's Kissane Lying 15th Overall in Women's Match Racing  After Busan Cup
Match Racing
Howth Yacht Club's Diana Kissane, Jane Butler, Clara Hynes, Tara Flood and Jennifer Andreasson were tenth overall at the Busan Cup Women's International Match Race at the weekend. As Afloat.ie reported previously it means the sole Irish competitors in the Womens International…
HYC's Diana Kissane and her crew competing in Busan, Korea this week
Match Racing
There was no place, unfortunately, for Howth Yacht Club's Diana Kissane in the quarter finals of the 2016 Busan Cup Women’s International Match Race Championships in Korea this week. The Dublin crew won  two but lost nine in a highly…
Anna Ostling and crew celebrate Match Race success
Match Racing
Anna Ostling, who first shot to match race fame in Cork Harbour two years ago, with crew Annie and Linnea Wennergren are the 2016 Women's Match Racing World Champions. In the Buddy Melges Challenge, the third event of the 2016…
John Twomey's Sonar starts in yesterday's first race of the Rio Paralympic regatta
Olympic
Ireland's Paralympic sailing team secored a ten and 14 in the first two rounds of the three person keelboat regatta yesterday. Kinsale Yacht Club's Sonar crew of John Twomey, Ian Costelloe and Austin O'Carroll now lie 12th from 14 with two…
Women's match racing
Match Racing
#MatchRacing - Howth Yacht Club's Diana Kissane and crew finished 10th in the first round of the Women's International Match Racing Series in Helsinki on Friday (1 July). Kissane and crew Lizzy McDowell (Malahide YC), Isabella Morehead (Cork), Ellen Cahill…
2017 Women's Match Racing World Championship heading to Helsinki, Finland
Match Racing
World Sailing has announced that the NJK Sailing Center, Finland has been selected to host the 2017 Women's Match Racing World Championship. Renowned for its Match Racing pedigree, the NJK Sailing Center in Helsinki will host the 2017 Women's Match…
Philip Bendon and crew at the climax of the 19th Match Race Germany earlier this week
Match Racing
#MatchRacing - Philip Bendon and team made a strong start stick as they finished fourth in the 19th Match Race Germany in Langenargen on Monday (16 May). The Kinsale skipper and his crew fell to Pierre Rhimbault's Matchtogether who took…
Langenargen on Lake Constance in southern Germany is hosting the 19th Match Race Germany
Match Racing
#MatchRacing - Kinsale skipper Philip Bendon and team made an impression on the first day of the 19th Match Race Germany in Langenargen yesterday (Thursday 12 May). Ireland's top ranked match racers Bendon Race Team are currently ranked joint third in…
Match Racing
After the success of last year's match racing nationals in Howth Yacht Club last December, organisers say the 2015 event is set to be an exciting event for both competitors and spectators. With the event being hosted by the Royal…
Match Racing
Ireland's Diana Kissane is competing at the Busan Cup Women's International Match Race in Southern Korea. It was a tough round robin for the Howth Yacht Club sailor who won two of her 11 races that concluded the series for her…
Bids Invited For 2017 ISAF Women's Match Racing Worlds
Match Racing
#MatchRacing - The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is now inviting all member national authorities to bid for the 2017 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship. The ISAF Women's Match Racing Worlds have been held every year since 1999 with the…
Howth's Kissane Faces Tough Match–Race Opposition in Denmark
Match Racing
#matchracing – Howth's Yacht Club's Diana Kissane faces strong opposition in Denmark at the Women's Match Racing World Championship and yesterday strong gusts and a long day conspired to really test the sole Irish entry who sustained six losses, the…
Howth Yacht Club's Kissane Competing at ISAF Women's Match Racing Worlds
Match Racing
#matchrace – Howth Yacht Club's Diane Kissane and her crew are competing at this week's ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championship in Denmark, as Afloat previously reported back in May. Warm and sunny conditions with a strong southerly breeze today…
Irish Compete at Royal Southern World Match Racing Tour
Match Racing
#wmrt – Held between the 10-14th of June in a wide range of conditions on the Solent. Day One saw probably the most consistent breeze, with day two and four cut short due to a lack of wind and day…
Royal Cork Yacht Club Second at Rome 2k Match Race Series
Match Racing
#2K – Eight teams from Italy, The Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain and Ireland gathered at the Reale Club Tevere Remo, Rome for the first 2K tour event of 2015. Two days of intense round robin racing saw a three way…
Diana Kissane Leads Irish Charge In Women's Match Racing World Series
Match Racing
#MatchRacing - Ireland's Diana Kissane will skipper a team in the upcoming Women's International Match Racing Series, how entering its third year of competition. The Howth Yact Club match racer leads one of the 20 teams already confirmed for the…
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