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Water Wag Dinghy News & Regatta Results
23 Water Wags Turn Out For 100th Anniversary Trophy Race
Racing
#waterwags – On 3rd June conditions were ideal for a Water Wag race within the full width of Dun Laoghaire Harbour, with a six–knot easterly breeze and warm Summer conditions. Unfortunately between the five minute gun and the start, the…
21 Water Wags Contest Buckingham Cup in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Racing
#waterwags – The Water Wag fleet was back to full strength for the first of three handicap races for the Buckingham Cup (div. 1A+1B) and the Wigham Trophy (div. 2) on 18 May. The fleet who had travelled to France…
Water Wags Compete for Newsom Memorial Trophy, Hilpotsteiner Trophy & Phyllis Cup
Racing
#waterwag – After two weeks when the wind in Dun Laoghaire was two strong, the Water Wags competed on 14th. May in their first race series. The sun shone, there was 8 knots of wind from the east north east,…
Water Wags – The World's Oldest Dinghy Class – Celebrate 129th Season
Racing
#On the training evening of Wednesday 22nd April, the weather was bright, the temperature was warm, and Class Captain, David MacFarlane organised an evening of coaching. The plan was to swap crews around so that the less experience helmsmen could…
Water Wags Compete For North Shannon Yacht Club Regatta Honours on Lough Boderg
Racing
#waterwags – The annual North Shannon Yacht Club Regatta at Annagh on Lough Boderg took place on the weekend of 11th and 12th. October with twelve Water Wags competing.They were:2, Tomboy, Michael and Joan Geoghegan. Congratulations after almost five years!3,…
National YC & RSt.GYC to the Fore at Water Wag J.H. Stephens Tankard Event
Racing
#waterwag – Following a day with winds of force 5 it was a surprise to arrive in Dun Laoghaire to find almost no wind at all. Our valiant Committee boat team of Tom, David T, and Tuffet laid a windward-leeward…
Water Wags Join Battle of Clontarf Celebrations On Water
Racing
#waterwags – In celebration of the 1000 years since Brian Boru the High King of Ireland fought against an alliance of Irish and Viking troops, Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club decided to organise a special event to celebrate such an…
Almost Dead Heat in Royal Irish Yacht Club 22–Boat Water Wag Race
Racing
#waterwags – The Royal Irish Yacht Club Regatta on Wednesday 21st May was earlier than usual. 22 Water Wags turned up to compete in the regatta race of 5 laps of a windward leeward course. Tom Hudson, race officer, decided…
Water Wag Dinghy Season Starts With Record Turnout
Racing
#waterwags – The enthusiasm of the Water Wags for the first race of the season was unrivalled in 128th season of Water Wag racing, with 17 boats turning up for the first race on Wednesday 30th. April racing for prizes…