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Win a FREE RIB for your cub
You could win a brand new RIB for your club or sailing school courtesy of Yachtsman Euromarine this summer. The ISA Yachtsman euromarine Rib Challenge. The RIB skills competition takes place with heats around the country at the end of…
RNLI Stage World Record Attempt for Longest Riverdance Line
The charity that saves lives at sea is planning a major event in the city of Derry this Sunday 9 May 2010 at midday. The RNLI want to break the official current record for the number of dancers forming a…
New Trophy for Offshore Race from Cork to Dublin
A new sailing trophy will be awarded to the winning yacht in a new offshore race from Cork Harbour to Dublin as part of the build up to the Irish Cruiser Racer Nationals to be held on Dublin Bay from…
Art Exhibition in aid of RNLI
Philip O’ Byrne, Cork artist will be holding an art exhibition in aid of the RNLI at the Hall of Frames Gallery, Donnybrook, Douglas from Friday May 14th to Sunday  May 16th. The theme of the painting is “From Hook…
Naval Vessel to circle South America
The Irish Naval Service patrol vessel, the LE Niamh, is underway on a 14,000-mile diplomatic trip around South America. The trip, which will cost upwards of €500,000, has gone ahead despite criticism of the cost at a time when Ireland…
Corkman helps drive BMW to victory
Cork sailor Revelin Minihane joined Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts this week in winning the second round of the 2010 RC44 cup in Austrlia. Minihane, in the pit for the BMW Oracle team, was part of a crew that dominated…
Irish Fireballs slip further in Barbados
Chips Howarth and Viv Townend continue to build what looks like an insurmountable lead sailing at the Fireball World Championships, notching up two further wins in yesterday's light airs. Their scoreline now reads 1-3-3-1-1-1, putting them 11 points clear at…
Major Air and Sea Search Called off
Following a report of a flare tonight, an extensive search of an area west of Cork Harbour was conducted but nothing was found and the search was called off. Emergency services had received reports of a red flare seen at…
Ballycotton Lifeboat Launched for Red Flares
Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat  launched this evening to investigate a report of red flares seen east of Cork Harbour. Their eta is 21:45. More to follow.
Hamilton's 'Dunmoanin' wins IDRA 14 DBSC Race
North Westerly winds and volcanic ash may have caused havoc for airline passengers today but the ten knot breezes preoved perfect for Tuesday night Dublin Bay Sailing Club racing on Dublin Bay. Frank Hamilton's IDRA 14 dinghy Dunmoanin was the…
Laser coaching clinics throughout June
Thomas Chaix, Barry McCartin and George Kingston have set a series of open-to-all laser clinics in June. The courses will provide a platform for Irish laser sailors of various age and ability to push themselves, progress and achieve their goals,…
Lower Bann Navigation - Agivey Road Bridge
Inland Waterways Works being undertaken to Agivey Road Bridge on the Lower Bann Navigation will result in a reduction in normal airdraft being encountered.
Erne System - Temporary  Closure of Jetty
Inland waterways boat owners are advised that the public mooring jetty at Lustymore Island on Lower Lough Erne will be closed to the public for construction works for approximately three weeks from Monday 17th May 2010. For further details please…
Foynes to Stage Mermaid Championships
Foynes Yacht Club has been chosen to host the Mermaid National Championships.  The competition, last hosted in Foynes in 2004, will see almost forty sailing boats of a classic 1950’s design, racing daily for seven days on the estuary waters…
Barcelona Boat Show to be Staged from 6-14 November
The next Barcelona International Boat Show will be held from the 6th to the 14th of November 2010 in the Gran Via venue and Barcelona’s Port Vell, will host the On-Water Show.
The New Cork Clipper ready and waiting in Panama
The new Cork Clipper yacht is waiting for its crew to arrive in Panama to rejoin the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. The ten boat Clipper Race was cut to nine in January when the original Cork Clipper hit…
UK J80 Nationals Take Place on the Irish Sea
The Tacktick Suunto J/80 UK National Championship 2010 commences this week. The event will be hosted by the Cardiff Bay Yacht Club from Wednesday 5th May to Saturday 8th of May. Racing will take place in the Bristol Channel under…
Heads Out of the Boat for RORC's Cervantes Trophy Race
A big variation in wind strength and direction gave the competitors in the RORC Cervantes Trophy Race plenty to think about; spotting the changes in the conditions and reacting to them proved crucial. Sailing Logic’s Reflex 38, Visit Malta Puma,…
ICAP Leopard Prepares for Transatlantic Record Assault
ICAP Leopard, the 100ft super-maxi racing yacht owned by Helical Bar PLC chief executive Mike Slade, is this week berthed in New York’s bustling financial district as she prepares to launch her assault upon the west-to-east monohull transatlantic sailing record…
Glamour and History Combine as Big Class Classics Return to Cowes
It is already being heralded as one of those rare ‘must see’ occasions when four of the most beautiful Big Class classic yachts in the world will be racing together off Cowes, Isle of Wight, between 5th – 10th July,…

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