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Dublin Port Company chief Eamonn O’Reilly with Lord Mayor of Dublin Tom Brabazon and Dominic Layden, CEO of Aware, at the Port Plaza for the launch of this year’s Harbour2Harbour Walk
Newly elected Lord Mayor of Dublin Tom Brabazon has launched the 15th annual Aware Harbour2Harbour Walk, which will take place on St Patrick’s Day, Tuesday 17 March, from 10.30am. Over 2,000 enthusiastic walkers are expected to take on the 16.2…
Allblack Racing claimed the Cork-Fastnet-Cork speed record in 2018
Cork Harbour will play host to four major, and very different, powerboat events over the weekend of 11 and 12 July. Previously announced last autumn, the International Power Boat Festival, which is a first for Ireland, is part of the Cork300…
Green E Buoy At Goat Island On Lough Derg Is Off Station
Waterways Ireland advises all masters of vessels and water users that the Green E Buoy buoy at Goat Island on Lough Derg is off station, and to proceed with additional caution in the vicinity of the island.
Robert (left) and Peter O'Leary in race two of the Bacardi Cup on Biscayne Bay
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Peter and Robert O'Leary are third overall after two races sailed at the 93rd Star Bacardi Cup in Miami, USA yesterday.  On the second day, the sixty-five teams were greeted by warmer temperatures and a cloudy sky…
The survey will be carried out by the RV Celtic Voyager
The Mobility of Sediment Waves and Sand Banks in the Irish Sea (MOVE) Survey will be carried out from Tuesday 31 March until Monday 13 April in the south Irish Sea, according to the latest Marine Notice from the Department…
DAERA Minister Edwin Poots pictured with angler Joe Stitt at Shaws Bridge in Belfast to launch the 2020 angling season
Northern Ireland’s Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots has officially launched the 2020 angling season for more than 20,000 anglers in the region. Under the guidance of professional angler Joe Stitt at Shaws Bridge in Belfast, Minister Poots tried his hand…
A new sea angling survey aims to support marine stocks
Sea anglers can now play a key role in the conservation and management of marine fish stocks. A new survey programme; The Irish Marine Recreational Sea Angling Survey (IMREC), will see Inland Fisheries Ireland gather information regarding recreational catches of…
Irish explorers in the Arctic
The Marine Institute in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade launched the Network of Arctic Researchers in Ireland (NARI) last Friday. NARI aims to create, maintain and develop an informal all-island network of Arctic researchers in Ireland…
2022 Flying Fifteen European Championships to be Sailed at Cowes   
The Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club (CCYC) has been selected to host the 2022 Flying Fifteen European Championships in what will be the year of the 75th anniversary of the design of 1947. The championship will be held from 20 -…
Peter and Robert O'Leary in winning form in their Star boat 'Archie' in Miami
Cork Harbour brothers Peter and Robert O’Leary from Royal Cork Yacht Club have won the first race of the Star class Bacardi Cup Cup one on a typical Biscayne Bay day in Miami, USA. The annual Cup kicked off today with…
Mermaid IV leads at the DBSC Spring Chicken Series
The largest yacht in the Dublin Bay Sailing Club fleet, Mermaid IV from the Royal Irish Yacht Club leads after three races of the club's Citroen South sponsored Spring Chicken Series. The Beneteau First 50-footer leads by 2.5 points from the…
Tom and Ursula Roche’s Meridian
With March upon us, the boatyard in Kinsale is a hive of activity ahead of Kinsale Yacht Club’s cruiser racing season. Polish and antifouling are being applied with some of the more eager and organised expected to be on the…
CYBC Ribbon Cutting: Richard Bruton TD, Aidan Cronin, Edel Currie and Richard Nolan at the ceremony
Clontarf Yacht and Boat Club have just celebrated the completion of key renovation work with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by special guests and supporters, Edel Currie of Dublin Port, Minister Richard Bruton and Richard Nolan of Nolan’s Supermarket. Welcoming…
Volunteer coxswains present Anthony Chambers with a gift from the crew
Lifeboat teams from Portrush and farther afield gathered in the North Coast town on Friday (28 February) to bid farewell to one of their own, as mechanic/coxswain and crew member Anthony Chambers retires after more than 40 years. The Chambers…
The National Yacht Club will host the 2021 ICRA Cruiser Nationals on Dublin Bay in May
The Irish Cruiser Racing (ICRA) National Championships return to Dublin Bay in 2021 it was confirmed at the weekend. The National Yacht Club at Dun Laoghaire will host the three-day championships from May 28 to 30th, just a week before…
Barry O’Sullivan and team, Paul Barrington, Alan Daly, Paul Fagan, Ted Murphy, Dave O’Reilly and Brian Uniacke, receive The Township Cup (1927). Barry and his teammates were awarded the township cup for their participation in the racing class of the Atlantic Rally Cruise (ARC) in November 2019 onboard their chartered Swan 80 “Umiko”. Scroll down for prizegiving photos
Dun Laoghaire Harbour's National Yacht Club celebrated another year of great sailing by its members at their annual awards dinner last Saturday night. The club, that celebrates its 150th birthday this year, has fourteen annual awards for outstanding sailing achievements by members awarded from nominations…
Paul O’Higgins received the Boat of the Year Award for Rockabill VI's overall ICRA performance
While Storm Jorge put a dent in the number of attendees at ICRA's annual conference including Evelyn Cusack being able to attend, a vibrant gathering of over 50 sailors attended the Royal Irish Yacht Club. Following an introduction by Commodore…
Denis & Annamarie Murphy Grand Soleil 40 Nieulargo competing in the 2019 D2D Race
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Grand Soleil 40 Nieulargo is the latest entry into this June's SSE Renewables Round Ireland Yacht Race from Wicklow that gets underway in just over 15 weeks time. Denis and Annamarie Murphy's well-proven Italian marque has been…
Dun Laoghaire's Saskia Tidey (second from right) on stage at the RYA Dinghy Show with fellow GB team mates at Crystal Palace
This weekend's RYA Dinghy Show was opened by members of the British Olympic Sailing Team including Dun Laoghaire's Saskia Tidey of the Royal Irish Yacht Club who will be competing in the 2020 Tokyo Games this summer. Alexandra Palace, London, has…
Storm Jorge: Status Red Marine Warning For All Irish Coastal Waters
A Status Red marine weather warning is in place this morning (Saturday 29 February) as Storm Jorge brings southwesterly winds to gale or strong gale force on all Irish coastal waters. Winds will veer westerly later this morning and this…
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