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Andy McCleery (left) and Colin Dougan (right) are presented with their East Coast Prizes at County Antrim Yacht Club
Northern Ireland's Andy McCleery and Colin Dougan were the winners of Sunday's East Coast Flying Fifteen Championships at County Antrim Yacht Club. The NI pair tied with National Champions Dave Gorman and Chris Doorly of Dublin Bay going into the last race but…
St Paul's and Enniskillen race in the Henley Women's Final
 #Rowing: A very strong American crew, St Paul’s, beat Enniskillen in the final of the Junior Eight at Henley Women’s Regatta today. The Americans sprinted into an early lead. Enniskillen kept the pressure on, but the power of their opponents…
AMS Panther is one of the three vessels that will be involved in the ecological survey for the Dublin Array between now and May 2020
A series of ecological surveys will take place in the Irish Sea off the Dublin and Wicklow coast between now and May next year to provide data on seabirds and marine mammal species to inform the development of the Dublin…
Courtmacsherry RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat off Roches Point
Courtmacsherry RNLI’s all-weather Trent class lifeboat Frederick Stormy Cockburn was called out just after midday yesterday (Saturday 22 June) to go to the aid of a kitesurfer who had got into difficulties off Harbour View in Courtmacsherry Bay. Under coxswain…
Aran Islands RNLI's all-weather lifeboat
Aran Islands RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew were tasked to launch their all-weather lifeboat early in the early hours of yesterday morning, Saturday 22 June. A young man visiting Inis Mór had sustained an eye injury that required further medical attention.…
Enniskillen on their way to winning at Commercial regatta
#Rowing: Enniskillen qualified confidently for the final of the Junior Eight at Henley Women’s Regatta today. They got a good start in the semi-final and built it into a clear water lead over Henley Rowing Club. The Fermanagh crew won…
The RV Celtic Voyager had a day trip on Galway Bay for Ocean Sampling Day on Friday 21 June
Scientists and students at NUI Galway’s Ryan Institute enjoyed a day trip on the Marine Institute’s research vessel RV Celtic Voyager on Friday (21 June) to take part in Ocean Sampling Day 2019. Ocean Sampling Day is a simultaneous sampling…
Greystones was yesterday the site of a flotilla protest by fishermen who claim they have been shut out of the harbour since 2008
The Irish Times reports that a planned blockade of Greystones Harbour in a row over access for local fishermen was “toned down” as a meeting to discuss their issues was arranged for this coming week. Last month, it was reported…
RIP To Howth Yacht Club Stalwart John Leonard
Howth Yacht Club has paid tribute to long-time member John Leonard, who died last week. Leonard sailed at HYC from the early 1980s to 2010, competing for two decades in the Cruiser III class with his Beneteau First 2, Birgitz,…
Defending Champion Animal on Ascog Bay off the Isle of Bute on day one of the Luddon Construction RC35 Scottish Championships
The competitive eight boat fleet was treated to glorious conditions in Ascog Bay off the Isle of Bute on day one of the Luddon Construction RC35 Scottish Championships writes Robin Young. Day one of the annual championships held under the burgee…
Monika Dukarska
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four took fifth place, 11th overall, in their B Final at the World Cup in Poznan this morning.  Britain Two won an interesting race. Poland held the early lead, with Ireland, Germany and New Zealand not…
Tom Dolan (top left of picture) on his last leg of the La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro, a final 500-miler
Tom Dolan started the fourth and final leg of La Solitaire URGO Le Figaro this afternoon off Roscoff, looking to finish inside the top 10 on the stage, just as he did on the previous stage finishing into the Bay…
Gwilli Two (Dermot Clarke & Patrick Maguire, RSGYC) was the winner of both the DBSC Sigma 33 and Cruiser II IRC Divisions of today's race on Dublin Bay
110 boats competed to today in DBSC's Saturday race. Top three results in all classes below: Race 1 Cruiser 0 IRC: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady Cruiser 0 Echo: 1. Tsunami, 2. Lively Lady Cruiser 1 IRC: 1=. Chimaera, 1=.…
Newcastle and UCD race at Henley
#Rowing: UCD made their exit at Henley Women’s Regatta, but Enniskillen moved into the semi-finals today. Newcastle University made a fast start in their quarter-finals of the Aspirational Academic Eights against UCD and built it into a clearwater lead.  Enniskillen…
Enniskillen win at Athlone Regatta
#Rowing: UCD’s eight beat Jesus College, Cambridge, to progress to the quarter-finals at Henley Women’s Regatta today. The Irish crew will take on Newcastle University at 4.44 pm.  Enniskillen’s junior 18 eight came through a time trial to qualify for…
The Irelnd women's four: Emily Hegarty, Aileen Crowley, Monika Dukarska, Tara Hanlon
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four are set for a B Final on Sunday after finishing sixth in their semi-final at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan. Australia beat the United States One crew after an exciting contest in this semi-final,…
Claire Feerick and Eimear Lambe
#Rowing: Ireland’s Eimear Lambe and Claire Feerick took sixth place in their semi-final of the women’s pair at the World Cup in Poznan, Poland, this morning. They will take a place in the B Final.    New Zealand’s Kerri Gowler…
Ballyglass Lifeboat Rescues Two Anglers After Boat Runs Adrift In Broadhaven Bay
Ballyglass RNLI rescued two fishermen whose boat got into difficulty and ran adrift in Broadhaven Bay on Thursday afternoon (20 June). The station’s all-weather volunteer lifeboat crew were requested to launch and locate the sea anglers drifting into danger in…
The up-graded 1993 steel-built Bruce Roberts-designed ketch Danu with which a noted Galway Bay sailing family have started a 14-month Atlantic Circuit Cruise
Midsummer’s Weekend, and Irish sailing pauses for breath in this most hectic of sailing seasons writes W M Nixon. There are other events going on during these next two days, but let’s hope the most relaxed and non-competitive tone is…
Aileen Crowley and Monika Dukarska.
#Rowing: Ireland’s women’s four joined the women’s pair in the semi-finals of the World Cup regatta in Poland. The top three crews from the fours repechage qualified, but Ireland sat fifth at halfway. Canada moved away and opened a small…

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