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Laser Radial Worlds At Dun Laoghaire Harbour To Attract 400 Competitors
Youth Sailing
The KBC Laser Radial Worlds (Youth and Men’s 2016 World Championships) was launched at a special event in Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company’s historic Harbour Lodge today. This is the first time Ireland will host this sailing World Championship which, according…
Howth's Aoife Hopkins (205770) arrives into the weather mark on port tack in race three of the Laser Worlds in Mexico, neck and neck with Dutch star Marit Boumeeester in 206333
Olympic
Howth Yacht Club teen Aoife Hopkins has taken a lead over Dun Laoghaire's Annalise Murphy (25) after the second day of the Laser World Championships in Mexico. The 17–year–old took a sixth in race three yesterday to put her in…
The winning CIT sailing team consisted of: Skipper: Jay Stacy, Main Trimmer: Marcus Ryan, Jib Trim: Pearse O’Flynn, Pit: Amy Harrington,  Bowman: Louis Mulloy
Youth Sailing
CIT won the IUSA Student Yachting National Championships at Howth Yacht Club, Dublin last Friday by a single point and qualified to represent Ireland at the Student Yachting World Championships in La Rochelle, France in November 2016. This is the…
Part of the massive 261-boat fleet at the Europa Cup that concluded today in Hyeres, France
Youth Sailing
Ninth overall for Johnny Durcan of Royal Cork Yacht Club and Baltimore Sailing Club topped the Irish Laser youth sailors at the massive Laser Europa Cup's 261-boat regatta that concluded in Hyeres on the French Gold coast this afternoon.  In a…
35 countries are expected to compete in the KBC Bank sponsored Laser Radial Youth and Men’s World Championships 2016 off Dun Laoghaire
Youth Sailing
KBC Bank Ireland has announced its title sponsorship of the ‘Laser Radial Youth and Men’s World Championships 2016’. This is the first time this sailing World Championship will be hosted by Ireland and supported by KBC Bank. The 2016 ‘KBC…
420s competing at the ISA Youth Nationals off Ireland's Eye
Youth Sailing
Howth Yacht Club hosted the ISA Youth Sailing Pathway National Championship and Optimist Trials over the four days from 31st March to 3rd April in varied conditions reports Emmet Dalton of HYC. The regatta attracted 192 entries across five classes…
Kinsale Yacht Culb's Micheal O'Suileabhain from Kinsale Yacht Club on the podium in Holland
Optimist
Team CH Marine member Micheal O'Suileabhain from Kinsale Yacht Club finished second overall at the Optimist Braassemermeer Easter Regatta in Holland yesterday. According to the IODAI, the series was cut short with the arrival of storm 'Katie'. It meant the series was completed…
The 2019 Youth Worlds will be held out of Marina Gdynia which is close to the city centre
Youth Sailing
World Sailing has announced Gdynia, Poland has been selected to host the 2019 Youth Sailing World Championships. Known as Poland's sailing capital, Gdynia is a dynamic, modern city with experience in running large scale events. The 2019 Youth Worlds will…
Ballyholme's James Espey (right) makes a start at the Laser European Championships
Olympic
With big winds up to 20–knots and large waves Annalise Murphy from the National Yacht Club was very much at home and off to a flying start at the in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria  at the European Laser Senior Championship…
Harry Durcan takes a swim. See what happens next on the full video below
420
Champion youth sailor Harry Durcan of Royal Cork took a swim during heavy weather training at last week's 420 dinghy training camp in Schull, West Cork. The near miss between the two 420s was captured on video and can be…
See the full video of the Optimist training in Baltimore below
Optimist
It may have had a breezy conclusion but last Monday and Tuesday were amazing days in Baltimore for the IODAI Optimist training week with sunshine, light winds and as this drone footage shows beautiful West Cork boating scenery.  
Topper action - the Topper enables young dinghy sailors to develop their racing talent
Topper
Volvo Car UK is delighted to announce sponsorship of a third youth class in 2016 – the International Topper Class Association (GBR. Volvo Car UK has been a key sponsor of British sailing since 1999, supporting everything from youth development…
Youth Sailing
The International Finn Association has announced a decision to change the age for its Junior titles from under 22 years old to U23. “The decision has been taken following discussions with various federations and National Olympic Committees in order to…
Youth Sailing
After coming close to qualifying for the Youth Worlds in 2015, with only eight months in a 29er, Royal Cork youth sailor Harry Durcan is looking for a crew who wants to work towards competing at the front of the…
420
The Irish 420 class will stage its  2016 Munster Championships and open coaching session at Schull Sailing Centre during the February Mid-Term break. Coaching will take place from Saturday 13th (registration only) to Tuesday16th February with Ross Killian - ISA…
W M Nixon
As a vehicle sport dominated by weather conditions, sailing can be difficult enough to explain to the outside world. But when you factor in the constantly changing situation which is youth sailing, where crew dynamics of size, weight and attitude…
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