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1720 Sportboat Sailing News
An INSS 1720 competes in the 2015 DBSC Turkey Shoot on Dublin Bay
How To Sail
As the last of the summer racing series in Dublin Bay come to a close, thoughts soon turn to the winter racing series of the DBSC Turkey Shoot & DMYC Frostbite series. Buoyed up by demand, the Irish National Sailing &…
Colin Byrne of the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire is one of three ICRA nominees to October's All Ireland Sailing Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club
All Irelands
16 'successful nominees' for the ISA All Ireland Senior Sailing Championships 2016 at Royal Cork Yacht Club on October 1st have been announced by the Irish Sailing Association. A third of the invitees are from the host club who will…
This year the CH Marine Autumn Series will commence on Sunday, October 2nd
Royal Cork YC
The CH Marine Autumn Series at Royal Cork Yacht Club is rapidly approaching writes Kieran O'Connell. A highlight of the Cork Harbour sailing season the event attracts large numbers of sailors from a wide variety of clubs from around Ireland.…
Smile'n'Wave (Ben Cooke & Jim Griffith) competing in the Kinsale Yacht Club 1720 National Championships. Scroll down for gallery
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After missing out on Day 2 of the 1720 Irish championship entirely due to inclement weather, OOD Peter Crowley and his team were on the water at Kinsale before 09:00 this morning and managed to complete a full programme of…
Four races have been sailed at the 1720 Nationals in Kinsale. Scroll down for photo gallery
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After four races of the 1720 National Championships at Kinsale YC in County Cork this afternoon, Antix, skippered by Anthony O'Leary of Royal Cork, leads the 16–boat fleet by two points writes Bob Bateman.  Races were sailed in a 15-knot…
1720s will race for national honours at Kinsale Yacht Club in September
1720
20 boats are committed for the 1720 National Championships in Kinsale Yacht Club in a fortnight. Class Captain, Clive O'Shea, also expects some other entries that are still in the wings for the three day event that begins on Friday,…
1720 NYC Team comprised skipper: Fiona Staunton, Helen Cooney, Susan Spain, Cecile Van Steenberge, Charlotte O Kelly, Rebecca Hall, Niamh O'Regan
National YC
The National Yacht Club's new initiative to encourage more ladies sailing showed the level of its success with its all female crew entry in the 1720 Europeans held recently on Dublin Bay. The team consisted of a group of mums…
The 1720 European Championships attracted a fleet of 17-boats to Dublin Bay
1720
Cork boats secured the top three places at the 1720 European Championships on Dublin Bay today. Anthony O'Leary and his Royal Cork Yacht Club crew on Antix reclaimed their Euro crown after a string of second place results in an…
Three point lead – RCYC's Anthony O'Leary's Antix tops the leaderboard going into tomorrow's final rounds of the 1720 Europeans on Dublin Bay
1720
Royal Cork YC's Anthony O'Leary continues his lead of the 17–boat 1720 European Championships on Dublin Bay. O'Leary now has a margin of three points after scoring three seconds in races four, five and six today. Defending champion Neil Hogan…
Antix sailed by Anthony O'Leary scored 6, 1 and 2 in the 17–boat 1720 Euro championships on Dublin Bay today. Slideshow below.
1720
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Anthony O'Leary leads but is on equal points with Baltimore Sailing Club's Neil Hogan after the first three races of the 1720 European Championships on Dublin Bay today. Hogan, the defending champion, scored a 3,5 and…
A 1720 powers downwind at a Cork Harbour based Euro Champs in 2014
1720
The 1720 European Championships will be staged in Dun Laoghaire from the 16th – 18th June and will be run between the Royal St. George, National and Royal Irish Yacht Clubs. In a packed sailing month of June, the popular…
The SB20s will be the biggest class in the new Howth Sportsboat Cup championship which starts on Friday
Howth YC
Howth may like to think of itself as the Dingle of the East Coast writes W M Nixon, but for the next three days from Friday June 27th, the Fingal peninsular port is taking aboard a distinct West Cork complexion…
Racing will begin each day at midday so there will be time to enjoy a leisurely breakfast and blow off the cobwebs each morning
Howth YC
With just six weeks to go until the second Howth Yacht Club Sportsboat Cup, enthusiasm is building. Seven fleets are signed up to race over three days at the end of May on two race courses. Richard Kissane and his…
1720
Italy's Centomiglia race was held over last weekend and the green sail numbers IRL 1759 of Conor Clarke's 1720 "WOW" were leading the fleet in this iconic race on beautiful Lake Garda. Conor has kept the boat in Garda since…
1720
The Union Chandlery sponsored 1720 European Championships were held at the Royal Cork Yacht Club last weekend with Neil Hogan’s “Micam”, helmed by Mel Collins being crowned champion. The Durcan/Higgins’ owned T-Bone (helmed by David Kenefick) was second and Anthony…

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