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Team Racing Clinic At Royal St George YC Next Week
Team Racing
#TeamRacing - The Royal St George Yacht Club next week hosts a clinic in team racing — which is quickly gaining a reputation as Ireland’s most enjoyable and fastest growing type of sailing for teenagers.  Running from Monday 14 to…
The Irish Optimist team stand at attention in Thailand
Optimist
After a fine display of Team Racing by the Irish Optimist Team in Thailand, Ireland had a spectacular win over France to finish ninth overall in the Team Racing World Championships 2017. Things were looking good for Team Ireland when…
Optimist Winners with Mary Wilkes at Howth Yacht Club
Optimist
Howth Yacht Club hosted the Optimist Team racing Vice President's Cup last weekend. On the water there were lots of smiles, buckets of team spirit and great selfless tactical moves. The races were so effectively run (well done Richard Kissane…
ISA Predicts Team Racing Is Set To ‘Go Viral’
Team Racing
#TeamRacing - Last weekend’s Student Yachting Worlds selection in Howth shows the health of team racing among the collegiate set, especially among those sailing for fun. But team racing as a discipline is more than just an opportunity for lapsed…
Four of the Howth YC flotilla of J/80s, in in their pen ready for a day’s racing
Youth Sailing
The Annual Student Yachting Worlds, sailed in performance keelboats each Autumn in France, has seen Irish overall success in times past, a noted international varsity star being Nicholas “Nin” O’Leary during his college days in Cork writes WM Nixon But…
The three winning Dublin University helms at Clifden were (left to right) Dan Gill, Scott Flanigan and Richard d”Esterre Roberts
Sailor of the Month
The Irish Universities Sailing Association (IUSA) Intervarsities is a major team racing event attended by over 160 sailors across 26 teams. This year’s, staged at the hospitable Clifden Boat Club in the far west of Connemara and hosted by University…
The event took place in Firefly dinghies and consisted of 15 races
Team Racing
Lough Ree Yacht Club youth sailors competing on behalf of Athlone Community College won the Connacht Inter-Schools Team Racing Championship on Saturday 1st April in Carraroe, Co Galway. The event took place in Firefly dinghies and consisted of 15 races,…
Racing in the Leinster Schools Team Racing Championships
Team Racing
Provisional results from Saturday's Leinster School's Team Racing Championships show that Loreto College Stephens Green emerged top of the five team championship. Held in light easterly winds, the Royal St. George Yacht Club's 12–boat Firefly fleet was put to the…
Firefly dinghies will be used for Saturday's Leinster Schools Team Racing Championship at the Royal St. George Yacht Club
Team Racing
The first four teams at this Saturday's Leinster Schools Team Racing Championship on Saturday at the Royal St. George Yacht Club will qualify to compete in the Irish Schools National Championships which will be held in Schull, Cork on April 28th/29th.…
The Trinity team of Scott Flanigan, Cara McDowell, Daniel Gill, Kate O’Reilly, Richard Roberts, and Laragh Lee are 2017 Varsities champions
Team Racing
University College Dublin Sailing Club (UCDSC), the defending Varsities champions, hosted the Irish University Sailing Association (IUSA) Intervarsities out of Clifden Boat Club from the 10th to the 12th March. 26 teams were racing at the final IUSA event of…
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…

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