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iPhones At The Ready as Offshore Yacht Racing Goes Digital
#iphone – Navigating with the iphone is on the cards for Saturday's first ISORA race of the season with courseoptions for crews on both sides of the Irish Sea. Dublin offshore sailors will race from Dun Laoghaire to North Arklow…
ISORA Sponsor Presents Trophy for July's Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli Race
#isora – As the leading Irish offshore series gets ready for a coastal race in a fortnights time, ISORA series sponsor, Kona, marked its third year of sponsorship with a new trophy presentation for the Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli ISORA…
ISORA to Track Races with Wind Tracker iPhone App
#ISORA – Offshore sailors are preparing for the 2014 season with the first ISORA race now only five weeks away. The first race is a coastal day race in Ireland - the Dun Laoghaire - North Arklow buoy – Dun…
New ISORA Team Series for 2014 Offshore Sailing Season
#ISORA – All boats entering the ISORA series in 2014 will have the option of taking part in a Team Series, Saturday's AGM at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire was told. The teams of 3 will be randomly…
ISORA 2014 Offshore Programme Includes New Welsh IRC Nationals & IOM Midnight Race
#isora – 2014's proposed ISORA offshore racing programme on the Irish Sea (scroll down this page to download the proposed programme) has some innovative new races attached including a new isle of man fixture plus a brand new Welsh IRC…
ISORA Attracts More Harbours for 2014 Irish Offshore Sailing Circuit
#isora – The 2014 Round Ireland race brings more interest to a burgeoning Irish Sea offshore scene (ISORA) next June and while ISORA commodore Peter Ryan of the National Yacht Club (NYC) is not proposing to include this 704–mile offshore race in the…
ISORA Champions 'Sgrech' Retain Title in Final Race to Dun Laoghaire
#isora – Under not ideal weather and sea conditions yesterday's final ISORA race of 2013 was a battle of gargantuan proportions between the Series leader "Ruth" and close second "Sgrech". The two J109's, with "Sgrech" only giving 43 seconds in the expected 12…
ISORA Race Win for J/109 Jedi
#isora – Race 10, the last Dun Laoghaire ISORA Day Race and run in conjunction with the Royal Alfred Yacht Club, took place on Saturday 31st August writes Peter Ryan. The course was to be to the M2 weather buoy and back…
ISORA Race Pwllheli Prize Won By National Yacht Club J109, Ruth
#isora – Of the 20 boats entered 13 came to the start line at 08.00 on Saturday 24th August to be set off for Pwllheli by Vice Commodore of the NYC, Larry Power writes Peter Ryan. Some of the entrants…
'Ruth' Snatches Victory from 'Jedi' in J109 ISORA Night Duel
#isora – On Friday (26th July) 16 boats from an entry list of 22 boats came to the ISORA start line at Pier mark in Dun Laoghaire writes ISORA Chairman Peter Ryan. On Friday 26th July 16 boats from an…
Lyver Race Goes to Reigning ISORA Champion, Sgrech
#isora – A fleet of 18 ISORA boats left the start line at Holyhead on Friday evening, 5th July, for the Lyver Race to Howth writes Peter Ryan. Of the 18 boats, 10 of them were ISORA boats. The low…
J109 'Ruth' Wins Lynx MetMast Trophy in Race to Wicklow
There was a slightly disappointing number of twelve boats that left Pwllheli marina for the earlier start of 07.45 on Saturday 1st May for ISORA's race four from Pwllheli to Wicklow writes Peter Ryan. Those that took part were again…
Isle of Man Back on the ISORA Chart After Thrilling Dun Laoghaire Race
The Isle of Man is back on the ISORA calendar after an extraordinary race at the weekend. .A fleet of 17 boats left the Isle of Man at 08.30 on Sunday morning heading for Dun Laoghaire in the third race…
Newgrange Currach Sailor Tests Navigation Skills in ISORA Race
#isora – The recent ISORA race from Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead provided a novel development for one of the lesser known sailing clubs based on the Dun Laoghaire waterfront, Sailing in Dublin Club. The club entered their Sigma 33 'Obsession'…
ISORA Champion On Form in Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead Race
#isora – After a magnificent race from Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay to Holyhead on the Welsh coast under sun and blue skies, the J109 Sgrech, Stephen Tudor, the reigning ISORA Champion, crossed the line after seven hours hard sailing…
Raging Bull Yacht Returns as Team Kingspan to win First ISORA Race of 2013
From an entry list of 22 boats 19 boats came the start line on Saturday in Dun Laoghaire for the first day race of the ISORA lynx metmAsts Offshore Series 2013 run in conjunction with the Royal Alfred Yacht Club's…

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