Ireland's sailing, boating & maritime magazine

In association with ISA Logo The Irish Sailing Association

Irish Dragon Class Sailing News and Regatta Results
Dragon
#Dragon – Local sailors continue to lead the Dragon National Championships in Dun Laoghaire this morning. After six races sailed in the 13–boat fleet David Williams and Peter Bowring are three nett points clear of Kinsale's Cameron Good on 15…
Phantom Takes Early Lead at Dragon National Championships
Dragon
#dragonnationals – After three races sailed at the Irish Dragon National Championships at Dun Laoghaire, local Royal St. George yacht Phantom skippered by David Williams leads a 13–boat fleet. Four points adrift in a three way tie for second is…
UAE Bunker Boys Are New Dragon World Champions
Dragon
#dragon –  The final day of the Dragon worlds in La Rochelle began with a short delay to allow the wind to settle after an overnight front had seen rain move up from Bordeaux. This more or less prevented any…
Dragon
#dragon – Andrew Craig's Chimaera topped a 13–boat Dragon fleet to win the East Coast Championships at the Royal St. George Yacht Club at the weekend. Second on the Dublin Bay race track was Craig's club mate Phantom skippered by…
Dublin Bay Dragon Fleet Welcomes Back Olympic Campaigners Max Treacy & Anthony Shanks
Dragon
#dragon – Saturday saw two competitive races for Dragons out of Scotsman's Bay on the southside of Dublin Bay. Winds were Light to moderate in a Northerly direction. The fleet welcomed back Max Treacy and Anthony Shanks, with Paul Maguire, aboard…
Cannonball Trophy Welcomes UK & Dutch Dragon Sailors To Dublin Bay
Dragon
#dragon – The weekend's Cannonball Trophy saield on Dublin Bay is an annual team racing event sailed by Dragon sailors from The Royal London Yacht Club in Cowes, The Royal Netherlands Yacht Club in Muidan Holland and The Royal St…
Dragon 'U-Boat' at Cascais
Dragon

Dragon 'U-Boat' at Cascais

17th November 2014
#dragon – The popular European International Dragon Winter Series at Cascais in Portugal got off to a spectacular start over the weekend. After a week of strong winds, the breeze had eased, but a huge leftover sea still running in…
Defending Champion Wins Dragon Gold Cup in Medemblik
Dragon
#dragon – Defending champion Markus Wieser  has retained the Dragon Gold Cup. The professional sailor, competing for the United Arab Emirates, was in the lead of the 70th Dragon Gold Cup the whole week, but didn't get it all his own…
Light Wind Expert Lawrie Smith Wins Kinsale Hosted Irish Dragon Nationals
Dragon
#dragonsailing – Lawrie Smith showed his mettle to take the 2014 Irish Dragon Nationals at Kinsale YC today writes Claire Bateman. Britian's Smith with crew Adam Bowers and Jack Wilson and sailing under the Burgee of the Glandore Harbour Yacht Club won today's…
Lack of Wind Scrubs Dragon Racing off Kinsale
Dragon
#dragon – The second day of the Irish Dragon nationals at Kinsale in County Cork has been scrubbed due to lack of wind. Racing is scheduled to start an hour earlier tomorrow  at 11am.
Lawrie Smith Returns to Kinsale for Irish Dragon Keelboat Champs
Dragon
#dragons – On driving to Kinsale yesterday to photograph the 2014 Irish Dragon Nationals it was a miserable outlook with the rain thundering down in quantities not experienced for some months writes Claire Bateman. Even while waiting around in Kinsale…
Dragon
#dragon – Race officer was Barry O'Neill, who ran six great races in perfect Dragon conditions - 12-15 knots, and calm sea with all but short waves. With windward leeward courses around 1 hour, three races were sailed on Saturday and…
Hoj-Jensen Leads Dragon World Championship 2013
Dragon
Weymouth finally showed herself at her best for day three of the Gazprom International Dragon World Championship where the fleet enjoyed two stunning races, races two and three of the eight race series. Sole Irish trio competing Garry Treacy, Don…
Dragon Title Goes to Royal St. George Yacht 'Phantom' on Dublin Bay Home Waters
Dragon
#dragon – Peter Bowring's Phantom was the winner of the ten-boat Irish Dragon nationals at the Royal Irish Yacht Club at the weekend. Second was Royal North's Simon Brien with Bowring's Royal St. George club mate Andrew Craig third in Chimaera.…
Dragon Lead Held By Royal St.George Yacht Phantom
Dragon
#dragon – Phantom skipered Peter Bowring holds a one point lead over Martin Byrne after day two of the Irish Dragon National Championships hosted by the Royal Irish Yacht Club at Dun Laoghaire writes Aidan Tarbett. Andrew Craig's Chimera lies…
Dragon National Championships, Royal Irish YC, Dun Laoghaire
Dragon
#dragon – The Dragon keelboat National Championships at the Royal Irish Yacht Club will be held from Thursday 8th – Sunday 11th August 2013, a change from an earlier venue due to lack of numbers. The Notice of Race and entry form…

Featured Clubs

DBSC
National Yacht Club

Featured Associations

Irish Sailing Association
ICRA
isora sidebutton

Featured Events

vdlr sidebutton
tokyo sidebutton

Featured Sailing School

INSS sidebutton

Featured Blogs

W M Nixon - Sailing on Saturday
Tom MacSweeney - This Island Nation
RTE Seascapes
BSB sidebutton

Please show your support for Afloat by donating