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 Belvelly Port
In 2017 the Port of Cork jointly with Lanber Holdings purchased Marino Point, a deep-water port facility in Cork Harbour and set up Belvelly Marino Development Company which operates as Belvelly Port Facility. Following consultation with Belvelly Marino Development Company,…
‘Swim Safe’ Sessions At Lough Erne’s Share Centre This Month
The RNLI says it wants to help children Swim Safe with free water safety sessions at the Share Discovery Village on Upper Lough Erne for the first time this September. The fun, hour-long sessions teach young people how to swim…
MGM Boats are sending a full sales team to the Southampton Boat Show next week
MGM Boats have a busy September ahead with full sales teams attending the Cannes and Southampton boat shows. The Dun Laoghaire international yacht brokers will be at the Southampton International Boat Show from next Friday 13 to Sunday 22 September,…
78 competitors from nine nations will contest the Flying Fifteen Worlds at Dun Laoghaire this Friday
The International Flying Fifteen class returns to Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay where 78 competitors from nine nations will go to battle for the 2019 title. Host club the National Yacht Club will host the event which has 12 races scheduled…
(from left) Evan Dargan Hayes, Alana Coakley and Hugh-O'Connor at the Laser 4.7 Worlds in Canada
Three sailors from Ireland Alanna Coakley (Royal St. George Yacht Club), Hugh O’Connor (National Yacht Club) and Evan Dargan Hayes (Greystones Sailing Club) competed in the Laser 4.7 World Youth Championships in Kingston Canada from 18th - 24th August. The…
Olympic Performance Support Leads for Tokyo 2020 Announced By Olympic Federation
The Olympic Federation of Ireland is delighted to announce the Tokyo 2020 Team Ireland Performance Support Leads, who will play an integral role in supporting the athletes during the Olympic Games. The Sport and Science leads will be operating under…
Puppeteer 22 National Champion 2019 Yellow Peril as seen from the season’s most consistent performer, Trick or Treat
One of the most publicity-shy classes in the entire country is also one of the most successful at club level writes W M Nixon. They’re the Puppeteer 22s at Howth. In all, the peninsular port has around 25 of these…
UK Marine Industry Faces Increased Challenges
Only 22% of marine businesses reported an increase in revenue, 10% less than six months ago and 15% less than the pre-Brexit high five years previousJust 6% of companies enjoying an increase in profits, 6% less than the previous six…
Stay Safe On The Water For Less With CH Marine This September
Snap up some big savings this September at CH Marine in store and online while stocks last. Stay safe on the water for less as Plastimo Quickfit 150N auto lifejackets are now €79.90 — more than €40 off the RRP.…
After leaving London on Sunday afternoon, the race will officially begin from the Thames Estuary today (Monday 2 September)
Some 220 ordinary people from all walks of life, representing 29 different nationalities, have departed St. Katharine Docks, London, in front of thousands of spectators, to embark on the twelfth edition of the epic 40,000 nautical mile global sailing challenge,…
James Dwyer Matthews
When young James Dwyer Matthews of Royal Cork and Kinsale returned in early August from England with the 2019 British Optimist title added to his already impressive trophy list, it was in the knowledge that the up-coming Irish Nationals at…
GP14 Winners  - Damien Bracken (left) and Shane MacCarthy
The 2019 Irish GP 14 Nationals at Skerries in breezy August weather defied its title by having a truly international turnout, but then it was seen as a dress rehearsal for next year’s GP 14 Worlds at the same venue.…
Sailors of the month - J24 National National Champions Headcase Sam O’Byrne, Cillian Dickson, Marcus Ryan, Ryan Glynn, Louis Mulloy. The Commodore of Lough Erne Yacht Club John Carton and Head of the Organising Committee June Clarke are pictured at either end Photo: Martin Denneny/LEYC
When the J/24 Headcase snatched the overall win in the final races of the J/24 Nationals 2019 on Lough Erne, inevitably it was a team effort with the boat carrying the usual complement of five. But as we have to…
Ryan Seaton and Seafra Guilfoyle on their way to tenth overall at Enoshima, round one of the 2020 World Cup Series in Japan
Ryan Seaton and Seafra Guilfoyle were best of the Irish at the first round of the World Sailing Cup in Enoshima, Japan last week. The Belfast-cork partnership, who still seek the Olympic qualification standard for Tokyo 2020, made the medal…
Racing at the 2019 1720 National Championships at Baltimore
A breezy 1720 sportsboat National Championships at Baltimore Sailing Club saw Rob O'Leary's 'Spiced Beef' at the top of the leaderboard over three days in West Cork. In a consistent showing, O'Leary and his crew dominated the 20-boat fleet and with six…
There was a turnout of 16 Ruffians, including five visiting boats for the Championships at the DMYC
Belfast Lough Ruffian 23 Carrageen (Trevor Kirkpatrick) from Carrickfergus has successfully defended her national title on Dublin Bay today. A turnout of 16 Ruffians, including six visiting boats, enjoyed boisterous conditions over three days. The Race Management team, led by…
Royal Irish Yacht Club Vice Commodore Pat Shannon (second from left) presents the overall trophy to the winning Bád Kilcullen crew Kieran Dorgan (left) Stefan Hyde and son and Jimmy Dowling
The Stefan Hyde steered Bád Kilcullen with crew Jimmy Dowling and Kieran Dorgan of the Royal Irish Yacht Club has won the SB20 National Championships on home waters after leading for the entirety of the eight-race series. From an entry…
Great conditions for the 1720 Irish Championships in Baltimore, West Cork
With three race wins to his credit, the host club's Rob O'Leary has built a five-point margin over his father after six races sailed at the 1720 National Championships in Baltimore, West Cork. Third in the 20 boat fleet is Royal…
World Fireball Champions - Ian Dobson and Richard Wagstaff
Ian Dobson and Richard Wagstaff of the UK are the new Fireball World Champions after 10 races in Pointe Claire YC Montreal. Racing took place on Lac St-Louis over 5 days with a wide variety of conditions ranging from 4…
Sea Biscuit (Marty Cuppage, Barry Glavin and Niall O'Riordan) are 13th at the SB20 Nationals on Dublin Bay
The unbroken run of championship wins continues for  Bád Kilcullen (Stefan Hyde, Jimmy Dowling and Kieran Dorgan) who lead the SB20 National Championships on Dublin Bay. After six races sailed, the Royal St. George Yacht Club trio of Michael O'Connor, Davy…
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