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Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 24 August 2013
#dbsc – FIREBALL Race 2- 1. Blind Squirrel (Frank Miller), 2. No Name (B McGuire), 3. Licence to Thrill (Louis Smyth) FIREBALL Race 1- 1. Licence to Thrill (Louis Smyth), 2. No Name (B McGuire), 3. Blind Squirrel (Frank Miller)…
Ger Owens Leads GP14 Nationals After Day One in Sutton
#gp14 – The forecast for the day did not make for great reading with less than six knots from the north west. However as boats started arriving and getting set up for launching there was a decent breeze and hope…
Owens & Morris Confirm Irish GP14 Title at Sutton Dinghy Club
#gp14 – The final day of 2013 Craftinsure GP14 Championship of Ireland and the forecast was not good for racing. 3 knots gusting 4 is not conducive to getting in 2 races. With the day looking like it would be…
Howth Yacht Club (HYC) Racing Results, Wednesday Club Series, 28th August 2013
#hyc – Class 2 IRC 1 1323 Fetching Quinn/O'Faherty 2 2507 Impetuous Noonan/Chambers 3 7495 Maximus P Kyne R2 - 28/08 - Class 2 HPH 1 956 C'est la Vie Flannelly/Others 2 2507 Impetuous Noonan/Chambers 3 7495 Maximus P Kyne…
Skerries RNLI Atlantic 85 Lifeboat to be Named
#rnli – A new Atlantic 85 lifeboat for Skerries RNLI is to be officially named Louis Simson during a ceremony at the lifeboat station in the north county Dublin coastal town at 2pm on Saturday 7 September. The lifeboat which…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 29 August 2013
#dbsc – BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Kernach (Eoin O'Driscoll), 2. Extreme Reality (P.McSwiney/E.O'Rafferty), 3. Thirty Something (Gerry Jones et al) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 3. Thirty Something (Gerry Jones et al) CRUISERS 0…
Courtmacsherry RNLI Volunteer Assists Call-Out Off English Coast
#RNLI - A volunteer crew member from Courtmacsherry RNLI found himself involved in a lifeboat call out miles from home this week when he went to the assistance of yacht involved in a collision off Cumbria yesterday (29 August). Barrow RNLI launched…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 31 August 2013
#DBSC - Here are the latest results from the Dublin Bay Sailing Club for Saturday 31 August: BENETEAU 31.7 ECHO - 1 Extreme Reality (P McSwiney/E O'Rafferty); 2 Bluefin Two (M & B Bryson); 3 Levante (M Leahy/J Power) BENETEAU…
Wicklow RNLI Helps Charity Reach Almost 1.5 Million People via Social Media
#rnli – Wicklow RNLI have become the first Irish lifeboat station to have a rescue featured in the charity's #SaveWave campaign. Some of this summer's most dramatic rescue stories featuring volunteer lifeboat crews have been shared with nearly one and…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 7 September 2013
#DBSC - Here are the latest results from the Dublin Bay Sailing Club for Saturday 7 September: BENETEAU 31.7 ECHO - 1 Extreme Reality (P McSwiney/E O’Rafferty); 2 Attitude (T Milner/J Sugars/M Branigan); 3 Magic (D O’Sullivan/D Espey) BENETEAU 31.7…
SB20 Worlds Hyeres Update - Strong Irish Presence Felt
#sb20 – Race 1 of the SB20 Worlds got off to a flying start Monday in Hyeres for the SB20 fleet World Championshps in the Mediterranean. After 2 general recalls in wind which started at 22 knots, the 90+ boat…
Irish SB20 Sharkbait up to Fifth at Hyeres World Champs
#sb20 – Day 2 of the SB20 Worlds 2013 brought lots more big wind action for the 15 Nation, 90 boat fleet. It was hard sailing again today in the short steep chop with the forecast breeze gradually increasing to…
Rock Placement at Corrib Gas Field Development – Marine Notice No. 44
Marine Notice No. 44 of 2013Amended 11/09/2013Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and SeafarersCorrib Gas Field Development, Broad Haven Bay,North West County Mayo, Ireland The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised…
Air Dispersant Training Over the Irish Sea – Marine Notice No. 45 of 2013
Marine Notice No. 45 of 2013 Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Seafarers Air Dispersant Training over the Irish Sea The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Air Contractors…
Marine Notice: Well Inspections and Maintenance on the Corrib Gas Field
#MarineNotice - The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that the survey vessel the Normand Subsea (Call Sign: 2CQP8) will commence well works on the Corrib Gas Field, off the coast of Co Mayo, in early October…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 14 September 2013
BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Extreme Reality (P.McSwiney/E.O'Rafferty), 3. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Magic (D.O'Sullivan/D.Espey) CRUISERS 0 Echo - 1. Wow (George Sisk), 2. Lively Lady (Derek Martin),…
RNLI Achill Island's 17 hour Callout to Fishing Vessel in Trouble off Mayo Coast
#rnli – Lifeboat crew with Achill Island RNLI returned home in the early hours of this morning (Friday 20 September) after a marathon callout to a fishing vessel 54 miles west of Achill Island off the Mayo coast. The lifeboat…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 21 September 2013
BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Prima Nocte (Patrick Burke et al), 2. Attitude (T Milner J Sugars M Branigan), 3. Fiddly Bits (Timmins/Quigley/Murray/Breen) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 2. Levante (M.Leahy/J.Power), 3. Prima Nocte (Patrick Burke et al) CRUISERS…
RNLI Rescue Figures Show Massive Increase in Irish Lifeboat Summer Launches
#RNLI – RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews in Ireland were kept busy this summer, with the charity's lifeboats launching 571 times during the months of June, July and August. The figure represents an increase of 43 per cent on the previous…
Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) Results for 28 September 2013
#DBSC - Here are the latest results from the Dublin Bay Sailing Club for Saturday 28 September, the last race of the Summer 2013 season. BENETEAU 317 Echo - 1 Attitude (T Milner/J Sugars/M Branigan); 2 Extreme Reality (P McSwiney/E…

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