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Optimist
The Irish Optimist Dinghy Association of Ireland (IODAI) will hold its spring training week at Baltimore sailing Club in West Cork over the February 2016 Mid-term break. This is Ireland’s largest sailing camp and generally caters for up to 160 sailors from…
Youth Sailing
There was a packed clubhouse for the Pyewacket Trophy presentation and Junior Sailing Laying Up supper and prizegiving writes Claire Bateman The juniors were out in force for their Laying Up supper last Friday night,with over 80 young sailors and…
Mirror
There is a very full programme of Irish Mirror dinghy events in 2016 with seven events in seven different venues culminating with the European Championships at Royal Cork Yacht Club from 7th - 12th August writes John McGonigle, President of the Mirror Association of Ireland.…
Howth YC
Next month marks Howth Yacht Club's 120th anniversary and the north Dublin club are marking the important occasion with an inaugural 'Boyd Ball' on Saturday the 14th November. The dinner will be a black tie affair and commences with a…
W M Nixon
With a disappointing showing by the Irish squad in the pre-Olympic Regatta in Rio in August, hopes are not high for our performance in the 2016 Sailing Olympics at this light wind city venue, which has already been the subject…
Youth Sailing
UCD Sailing Club has finished third overall at the Student Yachting World Cup in France. The week long regatta counted about 150 competitors, representing 15 countries from all around the world.The Student Yachting World Cup (SYWoC) is an event organised every…
Olympic
Howth Yacht Club teenager Aoife Hopkins has declared her hand for the forthcoming Olympic trials for the Irish Olympic Sailing Team and launched a sports crowdfunding campaign to help fund her bid for the Rio 2016 Olympics. The 16-year-old sprung…
Youth Sailing
#YouthSailing - ISA Performance has announced its regional Laser squads for the new season. The Leinster Laser Radial team will comprise Sally Bell, Tara Coveney, Loghlen Rickard, Aaron Rogers, Nell Staunton, Rory and Jenny Fekkes, Patrick Coyle and Rob Salters.…
Youth Sailing
Is Dun Laoghaire Harbour a busier dinghy sailing venue on Autumn Sundays than it is in Summer? Certainly if yesterday's activity at the National Yacht Club, Royal St. George YC, Royal Irish, Irish National Sailing School and DMYC is anything…
Youth Sailing
Only 3.5 points separated the top three sailors after the medal race of the of the junior All Ireland sailing championships off Kinsale this afternoon. Sailed in Topaz dinghies, Peter McCann of Royal Cork Yacht Club won the Championships with…
Youth Sailing
Last year's champions Cara McDowell of Malahide Yacht Club and Royal Cork Yacht Club’s Harry Durcan return to defend their ISA All-Ireland Youth Sailing Championships titles in Kinsale this weekend. The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) received nominations this month from all sailing…
420
Fourteeen 420s travelled to Lough Derg Yacht Club this weekend to take part in the Connacht Championships. Three races were completed in Day one in windy but predominantly dry conditions on Saturday. Three firsts placed Douglas Elmes / Colin O’Sullivan…
Youth Sailing
Entry to the RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships and NI Schools Cup closes shortly and the RYA is urging as many youth sailors to enter as possible. Northern Ireland's premier Youth and Junior Sailing event will be hosted at Royal…
Shannon Estuary
Last Saturday saw Foynes Yacht Club host the Topper Topaz National Championships on the Shannon Estuary. Five races were scheduled for the one day event with one discard to be applied after the fifth race. ISA National Race Officer Geoff…
Optimist
Day two of the Optimist Leinster championship at Howth Yacht Club dawned with a lot less wind than the previous one, posing difficulties for sailors and race officers alike. Launching was slightly delayed as the optimistic sailors waited for the…
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