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Roisin Moran and Eabha Melvin from Newport Sea Angling Club enjoy a junior angling competition
Sean Canney, Minister of State with responsibility for inland fisheries, has granted funding for 87 angling events and initiatives across the country during 2019. The initiatives — which received financial grants through Inland Fisheries Ireland’s (IFI) Sponsorship Programme to the…
Anthony O'Leary's Ireland team (left) seeks the lead at the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup in Irish designed IC37s
Ireland is on the International yacht racing stage this week thanks to triumphs on the water and off at last Saturday's Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. As Afloat reported previously, the Crosshaven, County Cork team led by Anthony…
Flying Fifteen keelboats are the boat of choice for this year's All Ireland Sailing Championships at the National Yacht Club
The 16 invitees for next month's All Ireland Sailing Championships have been announced for the National Yacht Club hosted event.Racing over October 5th & 6th, seven dinghy and nine keelboat helms will race in Flying Fifteen keelboats for the coveted ISA 'Champion…
The CH Marine sponsored 'Final Fling' Dinghy Regatta takes place on September 28th
The CH Marine sponsored 'Final Fling' Dinghy Regatta takes place for the 3rd consecutive year, this Sept 28th in Dun Laoghaire writes Gavan Murphy, Dublin Bay Laser Class Captain This year, the regatta will offer a very innovative format in…
The boat-sharing club’s new First 31.7, Mayfly, was purchased earlier this year
Boat-sharing club Sailing In Dublin (SID) has a new addition to its fleet of keelboats and dinghies, with a First 31.7 now available for use by members and guest sailors, writes Nick Miller. Mayfly was bought by the Dun Laoghaire…
Royal Cork Yacht Club on its way to a podium finish for Ireland at the New York Invitational Cup
Anthony O'Leary and the Royal Cork Yacht Club stepped on the podium last night in New York Yacht Club to claim Ireland's first top three result in the prestigious Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. While most of the…
Cartoon was the DBSC Cruiser 3 IRC winner
Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Wow, 3. D-Tox Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Tsunami, 2. D-Tox, 3. Lively Lady Cruiser 1 IRC: 1. White Mischief, 2. Chimaera, 3. Ruth Cruiser 1 Echo: 1. Chimaera, 2. Ruth, 3. White…
Anthony O'Leary's Royal Cork crew gather the spinnaker on the bow of their IC37 in the penultimate race of the 2019 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup
The Royal Cork Yacht Club team skippered by Anthony O'Leary is in fourth place going into today's final round of the 2019 Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup. As Afloat reported previously, O'Leary's RCYC crew is: Cliodhna Connolly, Emma Geary, Sophie…
New world champions - Chris Turner and Graham Vials ashore at the National Yacht Club
There was little if any surprise when Graham Vials and Chris Turner came ashore at the National Yacht Club this afternoon that the Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club duo had claimed their fourth Flying Fifteen World title after a marathon long Dublin Bay…
Tom Dolan is sailing his Figaro 3 Smurfit Kappa from Brittany to Dublin Bay for a two-week charity stint
From 1 October you could sail with Figaro veteran Tom Dolan in Dun Laoghaire to raise funds for Sailing Into Wellness, which operates wellness programmes in Dublin, Cork and Kinsale to help rehabilitate people recovering from mental health and addiction…
The popular X4³ is joined by UK premieres of the X4⁶ and new X4⁰
As reported earlier, the Southampton International Boat Show opens today with key Irish marine firms in attendance over the next week and more. Joining them will be X-Yachts GB & IRL, who have a significant presence as highlighted here last…
 James Cracknell
British rowing champion, double Olympic gold medallist and new star of Strictly Come Dancing, James Cracknell OBE, will co-headline Britain’s biggest festival of boating this year when it opens this morning at the Southampton International Boat Show. A number of key…
Royal Cork get the inside berth for Ireland at a leeward mark rounding in an action packed day three of the New York Invitational Cup
Anthony O'Leary's Royal Cork team Yacht Club has moved up to fourth overall after yesterday's heavy weather races on Day 3 of Rolex NYYC Invitational Cup. O'Leary represented the Royal Cork Yacht Club at the first Invitational Cup in 2009,…
The Goldie trophy presentation to MBSC's Henry Jefferies
Monkstown Bay Sailing Club Cruiser Class in Cork Harbour honoured their Class Captain Henry Jefferies, awarding him the ‘Goldie Cronin’ Trophy for dedicated service to the Class. The trophy race is in honour of the late ‘Goldie’ Cronin who was…
Champions-elect: Graham Vials and Chris Turner sailing 'Floaty McFloatFace' from (Derwent Reservoir SC)
After the disappointment of sitting out two races yesterday due to boat damage in a collision for which they were awarded redress, Britain’s Graham Vials and Chris Turner sailing 'Floaty McFloatFace' from (Derwent Reservoir SC) are on the verge of…
St. Michael's Rowing Club present a cheque to the RNLI at Dun Laoghaire
The St. Michael’s Rowing Club in Dún Laoghaire raised €9,289.80 for the RNLI as part of their fundraising effort for the Celtic Challenge, which they completed in May 2019. Two crews from the St. Michael’s club entered the Challenge, a…
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Anthony O'Leary duels downwind with  Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's Guido Belgiorno-Nettis in day two of the New York Invitational Cup
Anthony O'Leary's Ireland team from Royal Cork Yacht Club are up to fifth after a good showing in the second day of the New York Invitational in the new Mark Mills-designed IC 37s. O'Leary's crew for the Big Apple event are: Cliodhna…
A sudden gust at the gybe mark hits the World Championship Flying Fifteen fleet in today's second race on Dublin Bay
There was drama on the finish line of the Subaru Flying Fifteen World Championships today in Dun Laoghaire as regatta leaders Graham Vials and Chris Turner (Derwent Reservoir SC) were involved in a collision which holed their boat forcing them…
Great Deals & Training On New Sun Fast 3300 With MGM Boats
MGM Boats are promising great deals on early orders for the new Sun Fast 3300 which is entering production this autumn in time for the 2020 sailing season. This follows the successful introduction of Jeanneau’s new model — “a bold…
The 90m superyacht Nero listing in dry dock at Amico & Co in Genoa
Four people were reportedly injured when a superyacht owned by Irish media mogul Denis O’Brien listed while being relaunched from a dry dock in Italy. According to Boat International, the 90-metre Nero was in the process of being moved out…
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