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Firefly practice for Saint Andrews College, Dublin ahead of the Leinster Schools Team Racing event in Dun Laoghaire
Team Racing
Although the Leinster Schools Team Racing Championships may have been postponed at the weekend, it did not stop Dublin's Saint Andrews College from putting in a busy practice session in the Royal St. George Yacht Club Fireflies dinghies on Saturday…
Dates Set for Royal Lymington Cup 2017
Team Racing
Following the success of the revival of this historic regatta in 2016, the Royal Lymington Cup on the Solent returns in June 2017 with sponsorship from the Ancasta Group. The Royal Lymington Cup will be held next year from Saturday 17…
The Irish team consisting of Fred Cudmore, Lisa Tait, Philip O'Leary, Sonia Minihane, George Kingston, Emma Geary, Sean Cotter and Sarah O'Leary were third in Venice
Team Racing
#RCYC -The Royal Cork Yacht Club was represented this weekend at the Venice leg of the international 2K team racing circuit, hosted by the Compagnia della Vela di Venezia. The mixed Cork crew, who enjoyed a strong finish in Anzio this summer, placed behind Britain’s…
Royal St George Winning team - Paul Maguire, Marcus Pearson, Martin Byrne, Tim Pearson, Peter Bowring & John O'Connor.
Dragon
The 'George Dragon Team claimed victory yesterday at the International Dragon Team Racing Event with race wins in the final against the Dutch and British teams from Royal Netherlands Yacht Club and Royal Thames YC. The Royal St. George Team with…
Firefly team racing action at the Royal St. George Yacht Club Elmo Trophy Regatta
Team Racing
Ten team racing teams, comprising many of the country’s top youth sailors, competed for the second Elmo Trophy in the Royal St George Yacht Club last weekend. A windy forecast for Sunday meant for a long day on Saturday. Light…
Ireland had two teams at the Colleigate Cup in Italy
Team Racing
From August 23rd through August 27th Laser Performance held their second annual Collegiate Cup Clinic and Regatta. The event was hosted by Circolo Vela Torbole in Torbole, Italy. Teams from Austria, Australia, France, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands and the United States…
The Optimist team race trophy. Scroll down for drone video
Optimist
Eleven teams of four sailors each took part in the IODAI–organised Optimist event on Friday 1st July at Malahide Yacht Club. Royal Cork Yacht Club and Monkstown Bay Sailing Club were well represented with five teams. The sailors completed 25…
Gladiator – the victors! Winners of the prestigious Gold Roman Bowl
Team Racing
In a fast-paced and action-packed day that started at a later than usual 0830 with the firing of the first gun by HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO, Sir Keith Mills' FAST 40+ Invictus missed out on winning the coveted…
The Royal Cork 2k team
Team Racing
Over 3 days and no less than 42 races it was all down to the last match between the Dutch and their great rivals from Royal Cork. It was one of those starts that one wants to forget, but the…
Leinster Schools Team Racing Winners Gonzaga College SJ with (right) Frank O'Beirne of the Royal St. George Yacht Club
Team Racing
The Royal St. George Yacht Club hosted the Leinster Schools Team Racing Championships in Dun Laoghaire Harbour last Tuesday. In glorious sunshine 8 teams completed 31 races to provide a result. The Round Robin was tightly fought, with a 3…
A Trinity crew competing at last year's event in Connecticut
Team Racing
Dublin University Sailing Club (DUSC) team will represent Ireland this summer at the Laser Performance Collegiate Cup (LPCC), an international team racing events to be held in Lake Garda, Italy. The event, hosted in 2015 by Yale Corinthian Yacht Club…
Presentation Brothers College won the inaugural Schools Team Racing Championships in Schull at the weekend
Team Racing
The International Schools Team Racing Championships sailed in Schull, West Cork at the weekend was a huge success, with the event being the first time this number of schools from the United States, England and Ireland had competed together in…
Close Crossing: Royal Cork in red narrowly cross ahead in there round robin match against the Dutch
Royal Cork YC
The Royal Cork Yacht Club was represented last weekend at a 2K Team Racing Regatta hosted by the Yacht Club of Greece. The two boat team, skippered by Fred Cudmore and George Kingston finished second, to a very strong Spinnaker…
Schull will host an International Schools Team Racing Regatta later This Month
Team Racing
The inaugural International Schools Team Racing Championships will take place in Schull, West Cork from the 18th –20th March.16 teams are entered, with Tabor Academy and Cape Cod Academy sending four teams from the USA arriving on the 16th, in…
Early days – The Firefly proved a great success in its early years with the first boats selling for just £65.00!
Team Racing
The dinghy synonmous with team racing in Ireland (and also early Olympic Games endeavours) celebrates an important birthday this year and the UK class is making a special effort to push the boat out. Designed in 1938 by Uffa Fox,…
Firefly racing for Irish varsity honours at Kilrush in County Clare
Team Racing
UCD reigned at the Varsity Team Racing Championships at Kilrush Marina in County Clare, the last national event of the year in the college sailing calendar. The event was organised by Trinity sailing and DIT Sailing Club.  Teams from around Ireland…

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