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Stars on show at Investwise SB3 Nationals at Howth
SB20
A week after hosting the Etchells Worlds, Howth Yacht Club is back in high-powered action again this weekend with another fleet of over 40 boats, this time with the SB3s who gather for the Investwise National Championships over three days.…
SB3 Collision Prompts Rule Discussion
SB20
A collision at the SB3 western championships in Galway two weeks ago has prompted a leading Irish sailor to question the international sailing rules because in certain circumstances he says the rules appear to protect boats without right of way…
Record Attendance at the 2010 RS Feva Nationals
RS Sailing
Hosted by the Royal St George Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, the RS Feva Nationals took place over the weekend of the 27th to the 29th August. An unprecedented total of 58 boats, from both Ireland and the UK, competed at…
Corcoran and Brogan Best of Irish at GP14 Nationals
GP14
Newtownards Sailing Club hosted this year's GP 14 Championship of Ireland. The event attracted 46 boats from throughout Ireland and Great Britain. Race Officer Nigel Kearney set excellent courses in what was some of the most testing conditions in recent…
Etchells World's Photos Now Online!
Etchells
Photographer Ingrid Abery who covered last week's Etchell's World Championships in Howth has uploaded images to the Afloat gallery HERE. John Bertrand picks  up the World Trophy in Howth. Photo: Ingrid Abery
Etchells Worlds Howth, All Three Videos HERE!
Etchells
Howth got a makeover for last week's Etchells World Championships and the video clips below show the fruit of all the hard work after a successful championship there.
Investwise SB3 Nationals at Howth
SB20
A fleet of up to 50 boats from 10 clubs is a strong possibility for the Investwise SB3 Irish National Championships at Howth YC on September 3rd-5th, with 'McCready Sailboats' (Gareth Flannigan, Ballyhome) and 'Sharkbait' (Ben Duncan of the host…
Lynch Finishes Fourth at Topper Worlds
Topper
In spite of a final race win overall victory escaped Carlow's Finn Lynch at the Topper World Championships on Lake Garda. At the halfway stage of the event the Blessington sailor was lying joint second but the next nine races…
BERTRAND WRAPS UP ETCHELLS WORLD TITLE
Etchells
Australian sailing legend John Bertrand and his crew Andrew Palfry and Tom Slingsby wrapped up the 2010 Etchells World Championship title in some style at Howth (Saturday 28th) with his fifth bullet in eight races and without even needing to…
Abandonment helps Bertrand hold Etchells lead
Etchells
Australia's John Bertrand retained his grip on the World Etchells Championship title at Howth but he needed the abandonment of the eighth race in the series due to lack of wind to maintain that position with a day to go.…
Fifty Boats Expected for SB3 Nationals
SB20
A fleet of up to 50 boats from 10 clubs is a strong possibility for the Investwise SB3 Irish National Championships at Howth YC on September 3rd-5th, with 'McCready Sailboats' (Gareth Flannigan, Ballyhome) and 'Sharkbait' (Ben Duncan of the host…
Bertrand maintains hold on Etchells Worlds
Etchells
 John Bertrand's dominance of the Etchells World Championships at Howth Yacht Club continued on day 4 of the regatta with a win in the afternoon race after scoring a disappointing 9th earlier in the day. His lead, however, has been…
Lynch Vying for World Title in Italy
Topper
Recently crowned British National champion Finn Lynch from Co. Carlow is looking to add the World title to his list of achievements this summer. At the British nationals he beat a staggering 323 boats to take the title. Currently at…
Bertrand double at Howth to lead Etchells Worlds
Etchells
Two bullets give Australian crew 11 point lead after four races John Bertrand of Royal Brighton YC in Melbourne gave a masterclass on the waters off Howth to win both races in today's Etchells World Championships, sponsored by Fingal County…
Galway Bay Event Sets Scene for Nationals decider
SB20
With breeze on at nearly every round this year the battle for honours at the front of the SB3 fleet has been compared to a tennis match between McCready Gill Racing and Sharkbait.The opening salvo of the year took place…
Razmilovic heads Etchells Worlds fleet after two races
Etchells
The 2010 Etchells Worlds Championships started at Howth today (Monday 23rd) with two scheduled races sailed in freshening winds, with Ante Razmilovic of the UK holding a one point lead over Australian sailing legend John Bertrand at the end of…

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