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Clontarf Hosts Mirror Easterns Next Weekend
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#Mirror - The Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club is hosting the International Mirror Class Association of Ireland’s Mirror Eastern Championships for 2017 later this month. Six races are scheduled over the weekend of Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August, with…
Ireland’s Mirror pairs on the final day of the World Championships in Falmouth this past week
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#Mirror - Caolan Croasdell and Alexander Farrell of Lough Ree Yacht Club were the best of the Irish at the Mirror Worlds in Falmouth this week, placing 13th overall in the 51-boat fleet. Highlights for the Irish contingent over the…
Mirror Southerns At Lough Derg Yacht Club Next Weekend
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#Mirror - The 2017 Mirror racing season opens with the Southern Championships at the host venue of the 2013 Mirror Worlds, Lough Derg Yacht Club, next weekend from Saturday 20 to Sunday 21 May. Mirror Sailing Ireland is hoping for…
€1,000 First Prize at Royal Cork Yacht Club PY Dinghy Sailing Race
Royal Cork YC
Royal Cork Yacht Club will run its fourth edition of the Horizon Energy Group sponsored PY1000 river race on March 25th. The Portsmouth Yardstick handicap dinghy race takes place on the Owenabue river in Crosshaven Cork, in front of the…
Mirror winter training is held, as in previous years in Lough Ree YC, and is run over four weekend sessions between January to April
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The Irish Mirror sailing season starts in less than two weeks with the first weekend of the Winter Training Programme. The winter training is held, as in previous years in Lough Ree YC, and is run over four weekend sessions between…
Mirror Dinghy ‘Changed Sailing Forever’
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#Mirror - The Mirror newspaper has paid tribute to its namesake dinghy, which features in the top 10 of Yachting World’s list of the most influential boats of all time. Launched in 1963 and aimed at the same market as…
Competitors at the pre–race briefing for the 41st All Ireland Inter-Schools Sailing Regatta at Sutton Dinghy Club
Youth Sailing
Last weekend Sutton Dinghy Club ran their Inter-Schools Sailing event. The event in its 41st year attracted 32 schools with 107 boats and 144 youth sailors making the start line last Saturday morning. Well 2 start lines actually with 38 boats…
Radial sailor Johnny Durcan from Royal Cork alongside his coach–boat before a race at this summer's Laser Radial Youth Worlds in Dun Laoghaire. Durcan is among the talented Junior All Ireland Championships line–up in Schull, West Cork tomorrow
Youth Sailing
Tomorrow's All Ireland Junior sailing championships looks like it will get off to a wet and windy start for the 16–nominated junior sailing stars drawn from seven yacht clubs from around the country. The Under–18 championships is scheduled to race…
There were strong winds for the final day of the Mirror Europeans in Cork Harbour
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After ten races sailed at the Mirror European Championships at Crosshaven, Lough Ree YC pairing Caolan Croasdell and Alexander Farrell won the 19–boat event. Mel and Sophie Collins of hosts Royal Cork Yacht Club were second on 22–points with another RCYC…
Mirror dinghies racing for Euro honours in Cork Harbour. Scroll down for Bob Bateman's photo gallery below
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After five races, Caolan Croasdell and Alexander Farrell from Lough Ree Yacht Club lead the 2016 Mirror European at Royal Cork Yacht Club after five races. The 19–boat event concludes tomorrow. Results here. Bob Bateman's photo gallery is below.   _psEmbed("http://photogallery.afloat.ie");
The Mirror European Championships start at RCYC next week
Island Nation
My first experience of sailing a Mirror dinghy was not a good example of how to sail.For £400 I became the proud owner of a brand new Mirror dinghy, made for me in Cork, a shining blue hull, lovely woodwork…
Mirror dinghy racing on Sligo Bay under Ben Bulben
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Lough Ree Yacht Club's Caoilin Croasdell & Alexander Farrel were the Overall and Gold Fleet Winners of the Mirror dinghy Western Championships at Sligo Yacht Club at the weekend. Second place went to Oisin MacAllister & Rory MacAllister of Royal Cork Yacht…
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There is a very full programme of Irish Mirror dinghy events in 2016 with seven events in seven different venues culminating with the European Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club from 7th - 12th August writes John McGonigle, President of the Mirror Association of Ireland.…
Lough Ree Yacht Club Mirror Dinghy Coaching in the Sleet & Snow
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#mirror – The Irish Mirror Dinghy Association's winter training started this weekend in rather tricky weather conditions. 14 hardy sailors headed out on to Lough Ree in gusts of 20 knots on Saturday morning, under the excellent coaching guidance of…
Two Mirror Dinghy World Championship Titles – A Story Of Mirrors & Mentorship
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#mirrorworlds – In 2013 Father of Mirror World Champions Michael Robinson wrote about Ryan and Michaela winning the Mirror World championships on Lough Derg. Two years later a second title has been won. Here Michael updates the story after victory at…

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