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Complacency Puts Children at Risk This Weekend
Water Safety
Children are fascinated and attracted to water, it is critical that adults supervise children at all times around water, particularly children visiting farms where slurry tanks and open water is often unprotected. On average, thirteen drownings occur in Ireland every…
Tsunami Signs Up for Round Ireland Yacht Race 2010
Round Ireland
The latest confirmed entry for the Biennial Round Ireland Yacht Race 2010 is from Peter Ryan, Commodore of the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. He will skipper Vincent Farrell’s yacht, “Tsunami”, a First 40.7 with an overall length of…
Squibs Set Sail in Kinsale
The Irish South Coast Squib Championship sponsored by Marine Motors Matthews of Cork, & Calco Ireland Ltd. takes place in Kinsale Yacht Club, in conjunction with the National Squib Owners Association, from Saturday 1st May to Sunday 2nd May with…
Leaders Charter make move to Dublin
Aquatic Tourism
Leaders Charter, a sailing charter company formerly based in Westport, has relocated to Dublin for the 2010 season. The company, run by former Olympic Finn campaigner Aaron O'Grady, has stationed its Hanse 54 Explorer on Dun Laoghaire Marina ready for…
Aussie teen battles horrendous condtions
Solo Sailing
Ocean-sailing Aussie teenager Jessica Watsonhas suffered her third  knockdown in a fortnight in her bid to be the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe. The teenager has managed to escape the worst effects of 12m, boat-breaking swells on the way…
Air Corps Patrol Makes Emergency Landing
An Air Corps maritime patrol aircraft made an emergency landing at Kerry Airport yesterday. The Casa aircraft had been on maritime patrol off the southwest coast with six personnel on board when smoke was detected in the cabin. The aircraft…
Baltimore Harbour Hotel for Sale
Waterfront Property
Situated on an elevated site with superb views in a popular coastal base. The Baltimore Harbour hotel in Co. Cork is for sale by private treaty. The site includes hotel suites, 6 town houses and 12 self contianed apartments. More…
Cancer Survivor’s Challenge On The Horizon
Rd Britain & Ireland
Cancer survivor, Mary Falk, sets sail on Sunday 6th June in a bid to complete, for the sixth time, the 2000 mile Shetland Round Britain and Ireland Race and raise the final part of her staggering £100,000 goal for The…
Change of Date for Inland Waterways Association AGM
Inland Waterways
The date of the Inland Waterways Association Ireland (IWAI) AGM has been changed due to circumstances beyond control. IWAI Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, 30th April, 2010 at 8pm in Lough Ree Yacht Club, Athlone Co. Westmeath.
Match Racing registration open on Fri
Registration for the Dublin Match Racing Open, to be held in the Royal Irish YC on June 12/13, opens this Friday. Meanwhile, independent financial planning firm, Investwise, are all set to sponsor the Dublin Match Racing Open to be hosted…
Suspicion Grows Clam was Deliberately Introduced to the Barrow
Marine Wildlife
The finding of “a well-established, high-density colony” of the freshwater Asian clam in the river Barrow at St Mullins, south Co Carlow, has alarmed fisheries officials and wildlife experts. Michael Parson has the full story in The Irish Times. Dr…
Light Hyeres winds blow no good for Irish
Olympics 2012
Each race counts in Hyères! The 2010 SOF Hyères  has reached its half way mark but the programme is well behind schedule with few races sailed in each class. Irish sailors have failed to break into the top half of…
Lough Swilly Yacht Club  Launch 2010 Season
Boating Fixtures
‘Lough Swilly Yacht Club successfully launched the 2010 boating season on Sunday. Commodore Paul McSorley welcomed members attending The Opening Day Lunch at the LSYC Clubhouse in Fahan, Co Donegal.  New members along with long standing members enjoyed a splendid…
SB3 Eastern Photos online
Marine Photo
Photographer Gareth Craig of Fotosail has added a selection of images from the SB3 Eastern Championships at the Royal St. George YC to the Afloat Gallery.
Kinsale League Concludes on Saturday
The Spring Series at Kinsale Yacht Club, sponsored by Masts & Rigging Ireland Limited, took place last Sunday in near perfect sailing conditions. Competitors and Race Management could not have asked for more; with glorious sunshine and a 15 knot…
Katanca Stays on Top in ISORA
A change in the finishing time of the winning sailing yacht in the first race of the 2010 ISORA series has led to a reissue tonight of Saturday's race results but the placings still stand. Double-handed entry, Katanca, an Elan…
This May Bank Holiday weekend (01-03 May 2010) over 300 boats from seven different classes will race on three separate courses in Dublin Bay. The format for this year’s event is based on that of the ISAF Youth World Championships…
Oyster Pearl Offers Big Carlingford Welcome
Maritime Festivals
Every year sailors travel to Carlingford from all over Ireland and beyond (honourable mention here to our good friends from the Isle of Man) to participate in the annual Moneley Oyster Pearl Sailing Festival, which is scheduled to take place…
Light and tricky at Hyeres
Olympics 2012
Light airs continue to dominate the Hyéres Olympic Sailing Week, a regatta traditionally known as one of the most blustery on the circuit. Winds today are again in the five to 10 knot range, far from the typical Mistral conditions…

New manager for RSGYC

27th April 2010
The Royal St George has announced that long-standing club manager Paul Finnegan is to retire in August, with Ann Gill stepping into the role from May 10 onwards. Ann is an accomplished professional with a strong and successful background in…

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