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Take on the Rib Challenge at Courtown
The first qualifier for the 2009 ISA Yachtsman euromarine RIB Challenge takes place in Courtown Sailing Club on Sunday 6th of September. Yachtsman euromarine have – again – donated a RIB as the grand prize. Make sure your organisation is…
Baptism of fire for Topper sailors at Laser Nationals
The Irish Laser Nationals at Lough Derg YC surpassed expectations of entry numbers to host four days of racing for 160 Laser sailors from all over Ireland last week. Shifty and gusty conditions on the lake provided challenging tactical conditions…
Hilary Lister fulfills Round Britain and Ireland Dream
Quadriplegic yachtswoman Hilary Lister has completed her ambitious project to sail solo around the British Isles by returning to Dover. Hilary has completed the incredible feat using her trusty Artemis 20 yacht, sailed using a 'sip and puff' system. The…
Howth Yacht Club Mini Tuesday Racing
HOWTH YACHT CLUB, SEPTEMBER MINI TUESDAY (RACE) 1/9/2009  Puppeteer Scratch – 1 Harlequin, D. Clarke, 2 Yellow Peril, N. Murphy, 3 Trick o'Treat, A. Pearson. Puppeteer Handicap – 1 Ghosty Ned, D. Harkin, 2 Mr Punch, Ni Bhraonain/Wilson, 3 Haemoglobin,…
Sligo crew make most of local knowledge
Sligo Yacht Club duo Tim Corcoran and Brendan Brogan made the most of their local knowledge to win the ESB sponsored GP14 Championships of Ireland held at Rosses Point on Sligo Bay this weekend. The event received a bumper turnout…
Man and three children rescued after being cut off by the tide
At five minutes to three this afternoon, Swansea Coastguard received a 999 call from the car park attendant at Nash Point lighthouse on the Irish Sea reporting that a group consisting of one man and three children had not returned…
CH Marine 1720 Nationals 2009
Sailing was the big winner at the CH Marine 1720 Nationals, held in Baltimore from the 27th–29th August, with varying conditions from 25/30 knots in the first two days followed by a sunny 10/12 knots on the Saturday. It proved…
ISA express concern over Dun Laoghaire bye-law
The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has expressed its concern over Beach Byelaws that limit boating on Dublin Bay introduced by Dunlaoghaire Rathdown County Council last July. The Association says that considering the worth of water based amenity to the community…
Adaptive Four Are Rowers of the Month
The legs, trunk and arms coxed four which represented Ireland at the World Rowing Championships in Poland are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for August. Emer Patten, Shane Ryan, Kevin du Toit, Sarah Caffrey and cox Amy Judge ended…

Rush Sailing Club

31st August 2009 Clubs
L'Aberwrac'h Light house. Image courtesy of Rush Sailing Club Photo Gallery Rush Sailing Club was founded in 1954 by a group of local enthusiasts with no facilities and less money. Nonetheless, several of them built their own Dublin Bay Mermaids.…
Tarmonbarry and Rooskey Bridge Restrictions
On Inland Waterway news, Waterways Ireland have let us know that, because of the annual Longford Marathon Road Race, the following air draft restrictions will apply on Sunday 30th August to the lifting bridges on the Shannon Navigation, which will be…
HYC Etchells Nationals 2009 Overall Results
HOWTH YACHT CLUB, ETCHELLS NATIONALS OVERALL 29/8/2009 – 1 Swedish Blue, A. Razmilovic, Royal Thames YC, 4.00; 2 Lambay Rules, Quinn/Dillon, HYC, 7.00; 3 Crop Duster, O'Grady/Reilly, HYC, 11.00; 4 Matatu Dubh, R. & D. Burrows, HYC 11.00; 5 Fetching,…
DBSC Results for Thursday 29th August
Dublin Bay Sailing Club results Beneteau 31.7 Echo – 1 Levante, B. Leyden/M. Leahy, 2 Prima Nocte, Patrick Burke, 3 Prospect, Chris Johnston. Beneteau 31.7 – 1 Magic, D. O'Sullivan/D. Espey, 2 Prospect, Chris Johnston, 3 Levante, B. Leyden/M. Leahy.…
East Pier Battery Open to Public
Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company will open the East Pier Battery at the end of the East Pier to the public on a part-time basis from Saturday 29 August. The plan is to provide access to the public from Thursdays to…
Missing Marker and Temporary Bridge WI notices
Inland waterways news has heard from Waterways Ireland have notified us of two things: a missing or submerged red marker in the southern end of Inchinalee Island, about two miles north of Clonmacnoise; and the placing of a temporary bridge downstream…
What's On Next Week
It might be sad that we’ve coming to the end of the summer, so there’s lots of sailing to cheer us up! Squib Inlands, Topper Traveller, and Multihull Nationals, as well as regional goodies, like the Mermaid Regatta at Rush…
Fourth Place for Casey in C Final
Sean Casey ended his campaign at the World Championships in Poland with a fourth-place finish in the C Final, placing him 16th overall. Maxim Shauchenka of Belarus won the race convincingly from Peter Lambert of South Africa. Mario Vekic of…
Stylish Win in ISORA M2
Ross O'Leary's Sunfast 3200 Big Hillie Style emerged the victor of the Frenesi Cup Race from Dun Laoghaire to the MR Weather Bouy at the weekend, edging out ahead of J92 Just Enough. O'Leary and crew added the overall win…
Battling Ireland Win B Final
Ireland had a stirring victory in a B Final at the World Rowing Championships in Poland this morning. The legs, trunk and arms mixed coxed four beat the United States into second after a thrilling battle. The win places Ireland's…
RCYC October League 2009
The Royal Cork Yacht Club are getting all revved up for their 2009 October League, being held over five weekends. It's great practice for Harbour Course Day at Cork Week 2010 (July 12th to 16th)! With racing for IRC, Echo,…

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