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Olympic Effort Did Not Shift McCarthy and Davis
GP14
Eagle eyed observers will most definitely have spotted Beijing Double Olympic race winner Gerald 'Gerbil' Owens is racing GP14s these days; a newsworthy point that escaped an earlier report about last weekend's event. Here's a more detailed Leinsters 2010 Event Report…
Martin and Murray Continue Flying Form
Flying Fifteen
Strangford Lough sailors maintained their grip at the top of the Irish Flying Fifteen fleet in the last event of the season. National champions Darren Martin and Simon Murray were the winners of the five race light air series on…
MacCarty/Davis Win GP14 Leinsters
GP14
The GP14 Leinster Championship was held in Skerries Sailing Club over the weekend of the 25th and 26th of September, with a great turnout of 40 boats. As usual the members of SSC pulled out all the stops to ensure…
Smyth and Bradley Lie 15th at Fireball Euros
Fireball
Two races were completed today in the Fireball European Championships writes sole Irish sailing competitor Cormac Bradley. Conditions started cold and blustery in in the Czech Republic. The day got warmer but the breeze eased off as the temperature rose.…
Smyth and Bradley Ready for Fireball Europeans
Fireball
Pavlov, SE Czech Republic 18:48 local time. Flags of at least 8 Nations fly from the Yacht Club Dyje - GBR, IRL, CZE, SLO, BEL, GER, SUI, FRA are here in varying numbers, the Czechs having the biggest contingent writes…
Big FF Turnout in Carlingford
Flying Fifteen
Strong tides, light winds and a fleet of 34 boats produced an end of season finale for the Flying fifteen class on Carlingford Lough this afternoon. The fleet drawn from Strangford Lough, Carrickfergus, Dunmore East, Dun Laoghaire as well as…
Laser SB3 Open Day in Dun Laoghaire
SB20
Sailors who would like to try out a Laser SB3 might be interested to learn of an Open Day at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday 9th October. The Dun Laoghaire SB3 fleet is inviting sailors to…
31 Boats Puts Irish Fireball Fleet on a High in Dunmore East
Fireball
31 Fireballs contested the last domestic regatta of the season at one of the Class' favourite locations Dunmore East. Included in the entry was Brian O'Neill from Strangford Lough, currently the northern representative of the fleet, Michael Ennis another northern…
Rumball and Moran Master Big Seas in Dunmore East
Fireball
Kenny Rumball and David Moran made the most of strong winds and big seas sailing to win the Fireball Munster Championships in a last race decider at Dunmore East this afternoon. In a series that was cut to just four…
SB3s Plan Further Expansion with Dun Laoghaire Open Day
SB20
Not content with being the biggest (and fastest) keelboat class in the country the SB3 class association in Dun Laoghaire intends to break new ground this winter and further expand the class. In a letter to members class captain Justin…
On the Forum: 1720s, New Rules for Sailing and Helping out in Powerboating
1720
In sailing, Brian C expects the 1720 sports boat class to explode again in the coming months. He says "with a lot of the top IRC boats sold and heading for foreign lands, the 1720 can be picked up easily/cheaply…
Kinsale Dragon Photos HERE!
Dragon

Kinsale Dragon Photos HERE!

13th September 2010
A great event for the Dragon class in Kinsale rounded off the 2010 season at the weekend. Photos afloat and from the prizegiving by Bob Bateman are HERE
O'Leary Adds 1720 National Title to Season Haul
1720
Commodore's Cup Captain Anthony O'Leary led the 1720 National Championships from start to finish at Baltimore SC this weekend. He finished the seven race series with four first places. The full results are HERE. There was drama this afternoon when…
Masterclass by O'Driscoll earns J/24 national title
J24
  An exhibition of how to win sailing races on the second day of the Irish J/24 Championships at Howth saw Flor O'Driscoll and his crew from the Royal St.George YC on 'Hard on Port' deservedly win the national title…
Lynch Adds Leinster Title
Topper

Lynch Adds Leinster Title

12th September 2010
Blessington's Finn Lynch added the Topper Leinster title to his 2010 roll of honour when he emerged as winner of the 50-boat event at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire today. The Carlow based teenager was the winner of…
1720 with Broken Forestay Required Baltimore Lifeboat
1720
A yacht suffering equipment damage and in danger of being dismasted prompted a call for assistance to the RNLI today. The Schull based 1720 sportsboat had been participating in the Irish 1720 National Championships being run out of Baltimore Sailing…

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