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Topper World Championships 2011 Preview
Topper
August 14th - 19th 2011. The National Yacht Club beat off stiff competition from around Europe to secure the Topper World Championships. It follows the successful 2010 Topper Worlds held at Lake Garda last August. The news was confirmed by…
Fireball Worlds 2011 Preview
Fireball
June 11th - 24th. Ireland's recent sailing success in attracting international events continues in 2011 with the hosting of the Fireball Worlds by Sligo Yacht Club from June 11th to 24th. Awarded to Ireland by Fireball International, this regatta will…
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy Sets New World Record
Optimist
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, has set the Guinness World Record for the 'Largest Parade of Boats' with the International Optimist Class Association. The record took place on July 25, 2010 within the waters of Weymouth and Portland featuring…
Discount Ferry Fare Scheme for Fireball Worlds in Sligo
Fireball
Stena Line have confirmed their commitment to the discounted ferry fare scheme for entrants to the 2011 Fireball Worlds in Sligo Yacht Club from across the Irish Sea. Stena generously put in place a similar scheme for 2010 that allowed…
Ireland's Dragon Team ends World Championships in Top Half
Dragon
Dun Laoghaire trio Andrew Craig, Mark Pettit and Brian Mathews finished in the top half of the 70-boat Melbourne based Dragon World Championships at Port Philip yesterday after a six race series of predominantly light winds. Hopes of bettering Ireland's…
Kearney Takes 2011 Mirror World Title
Mirror
Irish sailor Ross Kearney came out tops in the 2011 Mirror World Championships in Western Australia last week. After a bad start that included a capsize in 20-knot winds on the opening day, Kearney and crewmate Max Odell climed ahead…
Dun Laoghaire Dragon Trio are 29th in Melbourne
Dragon
After three races in the Dragon World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, Dun Laoghaire trio Andrew Craig, Mark Pettit and Brian Mathews are 29th overall counting a 19, 36 and 28 in the 70-boat fleet. The event is being led by…
Dun Laoghaire Trio Stay Mid-Fleet at Dragon Worlds
Dragon
Andrew Craig, Brian Mathews and Mark Pettit sailing Chimaera have posted a 36th to add to their 19th at the Dragon World Championships in Melbourne yesterday. The second windward leeward race of the series was sailed in six to eight…
Craig Opens Dragon Worlds with 19th
Dragon
Andrew Craig, Mark Pettit and Brian Mathews have opened their account at the 2011 Dragon world Championships in Melbourne, Australia with a 19th place. The early leaders of the regatta are a legendary British trio Lawrie Smith, Ossie Stewart and…
Kearney and Odell Add World Mirror Title
Mirror
After a solid performance in testing conditions Ross Kearney and Max Odell have won the Mirror World Championships in Albany, Australia today. The Royal North of Ireland pair finished the series with two good races on the final day to…
Royal North Pair Lead Mirror Worlds
Mirror
Ross Kearney and Max Odell lead the Mirror World Championships in Albany, Australia with the final day of sailing tomorrow. The Royal North of Ireland pair have fought back hard to be on top of the 61-boat fleet after 13…
Belfast Pair lie Fourth at Mirror Worlds
Mirror
Ross Kearney and Max Odell lie sixth overall after seven races at the Mirror World Championships in Albany, Australia. The Belfast sailors, who won the European Championships when they were held in Sligo last Summer, are up against strong competition…
SB3 Sailors Cry Foul at Dun Laoghaire Parking Fees
SB20
Dissatisfaction is growing among SB3 sailors regarding the cost of parking and membership at Dun Laoghaire's top yacht clubs. In correspondance seen by Afloat.ie, one leading sailor said that clubs "need to carefully consider their pricing policies or otherwise we…
Greagsbey in Front at Howth Laser Frostbtes
Laser
LASER FROSTBITE WINTER (O'ALL) 14/11/2010 LASER STANDARD: 1, Conor Greagsbey NYC (13.00); 2, Robin Hegarty HYC (21.00); 3, Colm Cunningham HYC (21.00); LASER STANDARD APPRENTICE: 1, Brendan Costello MYC (7.00); 2, Conor Murphy HYC (7.00); 3, Brian Tyrrell HYC (13.00);…
National Yacht Club to Stage 2011 Topper Worlds
Topper
The 2011 Topper World Championships will be hosted by the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. The club beating off stiff competition from around Europe to secure this major sailing event. It follows the successful 2010 Topper Worlds held at Lake…
Cull Wins Howth Laser Opener
Laser
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. LASER FROSTBITE WINTER (O'ALL) 31/10/2010 LASER STANDARD: 1, Joe Cull HYC (2.00); 2, David Quinn HYC (6.00); 3, Evan Dolan NYC (6.00); LASER STANDARD APPRENTICE: 1, Brendan Costello MYC (2.00); 2, Conor Hopkins HYC (4.00); LASER STANDARD…

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