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ISORA Offshore Fleet Race from Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead This Saturday
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#isora – Racing under the burgee of the National Yacht Club, the third race in the Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association (ISORA) 2015 series will start from Scotsman's Bay on the south side of Dublin Bay early on Saturday morning.…
First ISORA Blood to J109 Ruth But Reflex 38 Lynx In Hot Pursuit
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#isora – The reigning ISORA champion Ruth skippered by Liam Shanahan was the winner of today's first race coastal race of the 2015 season. The National Yacht Club J–109 took a six minute win on corrected time from the Irish National…
ISORA Offshore Yacht Racers Get Yellowbrick Trackers For 2015 Sailing Season
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#isora – Yellowbrick (YB) satellite trackers will be fitted to ISORA offshore boats for the 2015 Irish offshore season transmitting critical boat data including boat speed and position for a series of races across the Irish Sea. YB Tracking are responsible for…
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#isora – With the first ISORA coastal race in just two weeks time, (25th April with races from Dun Laoghaire and Pwllheli) offshore sailors gather next Friday for an  ISORA Pre–Season Talk & Reception at the National Yacht Club. ISORA…
Dickie Richardson 1926 – 2015
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#isora – Dickie Richardson of Holyhead, who died last month aged 89, played a key role in the Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association during the Golden Age of distance racing in the area during the 1970s. Yet although he was…
Shanahan's 'Ruth' Crew Crowned ISORA Champions at National Yacht Club Prizegiving
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#isora – ISORA held its annual prizegiving dinner dance at the NYC on Saturday 15th November. 171 members and guests packed into the dining room of the club to be treated to a superb night's dining and entertainment.ISORA's guests at…
Shanahan's J109 Ruth Wins ISORA 2014 Championships
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#isora – The National Yacht Club's top offshore yacht Ruth skippered by Liam Shanahan, that came within minutes of claiming the Round Ireland Race in June, has confirmed her overall win of the 2014 ISORA Championship following the race from…
Tsunami Takes Penultimate ISORA Race Win
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#isora – This ISORA season was definitely a season of two halves – heavy weather during the first half and very light weather during the second half writes Peter Ryan, ISORA commodore. As so it was for the Race 9…
ISORA Races Both Sides of Irish Sea This Friday Night
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#isora – There are two ISORA night races scheduled for this Friday night one on either side of the Irish Sea. The Dun Laoghaire Night Race (ISORA - Race 8a) is organised by the National Yacht Club in conjunction with the…
Ruth Retains KONA Offshore Trophy In Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli Race
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#isora – The weather forecast was depressing for ISORA's  2014 KONA Offshore Perpetual Trophy Race on Saturday 26th July from Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli writes Peter Ryan. The only conversation during the pre-race get together in the NYC on the…
J109 'Ruth' Ready for ISORA Race From Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli
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#isora – Race 7 of the ISORA series takes place tomorrow with the race from Dun Laoghaire to Pwllheli. This race is being sponsored by KONA and is also the feeder race to the Welsh IRC Championships to take place…
Less Than Two Weeks Till Inaugural Spinlock IRC Welsh Championships
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#CelticRegatta - The inaugural Spinlock IRC Welsh Championships hosted by Pwllheli Sailing Club (PSC) is less than a fortnight away, with the Irish expected to make a strong showing in a competitive fleet over the weekend of 1-3 August. And…
Beneteau Yachts Fill ISORA Top Slots in Offshore Race from Dun Laoghaire to Tailor's Rock
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#isora – Three different Beneteau models filled the top three places in ISORA's 35–mile offshore day race on Saturday. The light air race from Dún Laoghaire to Tailor's Rock, Loughshinny and back off Dublin's East coast was won by the…
Liverpool to Douglas Offshore Race Won Again By Humphreys 30, Bada Bing
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#ISORA – The Offshore Racing Weekend, a higlhight of the 2014 ISORA calendar, started with a fast and furious 'midnight' race from Liverpool to Douglas with a fantastic spinnaker leg for the entire 75 mile voyage.  Results are available to…
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#isora – ISORA sailors are in bullish form after a strong turnout last night for the 97th race from  Liverpool to Douglas in the Isle of Man. Organisers of the Offshore Racing Weekend are hoping hoping that the 25–boat fleet for the first…
No Big Deal as Shannon Estuary Yacht Makes Its Mark on ISORA Race to Holyhead
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#isora – Utilising its virtual waypoint rule for the grey and windy conditions that existed at the time of yesterday's start, a 20–boat ISORA fleet headed out of Dublin Bay on a long port hand windward leg bound for Holyhead.…

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