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Brow is Topper National Champion
The Topper National Champion is T Brow (Ballyholme YC). Second is 2nd Laura Gilmore (Strangford Lough YC) and third is Andrew Penney (East Antrim BC) Topper CLASS Sailed: 8, Discards: 1, To count: 7, Entries: 31, table.tableizer-table {border: 1px solid…
Johnston and Byrne are RS Feva Champions
The Feva National Champions are D Johnston & L Flynn Byrne (Howth YC). Second is C Totterdell & S Craig (National YC/Royal St. George YC) and third is C Mollard & J Harris (Howth YC) RS Feva XL CLASS Sailed:…
Seafra Guilfoyle is Laser 4.7 National Champion
The National Champion is Seafra Guilfoyle (Royal Cork YC). Second is Darragh O’Sullivan (Kinsale YC). Third is Finn Lynch (NYC/Blessington SC) The first Girl is Sian Kneafsey (National YC. Laser 4.7 CLASS Sailed: 8, Discards: 1, To count: 7, Entries:…
Brother and Sister are 420 National Champions
The 2011 420 dinghy National Champions are Patrick Crosbie & Chloe Crosbie (Royal Cork YC. Second is Aodh Kennedy & Daniel Browne (Kinsale YC & Tralee Bay YC). Third is Emma Geary & Niamh Connolly (Royal Cork YC & Baltimore…
The 2011 National Champion in the Laser Radial class is Philip Doran (Courtown Sailing Club). Second overall Robbie Gilmore (Strangford Lough YC) and third Eoin Keller (Lough Derg YC). The first Girl is Sophie Murphy of Quoile Yacht Club. Laser…
Dun Laoghaire Hosts Lose Out as Five National Youth Titles Awarded
Royal Cork Yacht Club sailors have lifted two national titles at the 2011 Mitsubishi National Youth Sailing Championships this afternoon in a series cut short today by gale force winds on Dublin Bay. SCROLL DOWN FOR THIS AFTERNOON'S PRIZEGIVING PHOTOS.…
Foynes Flotilla Sails into Riverfest
A north-easterly force 3 wind accompanied the flotilla of yachts that set out from Foynes Yacht Club, who sailed to Limerick city on Saturday afternoon to participate in the Riverfest celebrations. Daniel Butler co-ordinator took members of the Northside We're…
Yachts Invited to Join Scottish Series for Round the Island Race
Clyde Cruising Club, organiser of the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series, is inviting yachts from around Scotland and further afield to join in Scotland's Round the Island Race. The one day event takes place during the Scottish Series in Tarbert, Loch…
Sharkbait earns home win in SB3 Easterns
The Howth crew of Ben Duncan, Brian Moran and Rick Morris on ‘Sharkbait’ are this year’s SB3 Eastern Champions after the six-race series ended on home waters with the local boat tying on points with Cork visitor ‘Sibelius’ (Kieran Dorgan)…
Carroll Lifts Antigua's Bluff Cove Trophy
Antigua Sailing Week has been running for 45 years and the Bluff Cove "Bell" is probably the most famous regatta trophy awarded so there was great celebrations at the weekend when an Irish sailor got his hands on it writes…
Racing Updates: May Bank Holiday Sailing Wrap up!
There's familiar names at the top of the leaderboards after a busy May Bank holiday weekend afloat on Irish waters. Here's the Monday morning wrap up: The Kinsale Yacht Club Spring Series ended in a gale. We have the pictures,…
Tralee's Kennedy and Browne Lead 420s on Dublin Bay
More testing, ideal sailing conditions greet youth sailors this morning on Dublin Bay for the fourth and final day of competition at the Mitsubishi Youth Championships. Up for grabs are places on the national youth team to represent Ireland at…
A First for Cobh as Two Cruise Giants Come and Go
Cobh played host to yet another historic maritime spectacle when two giant cruiseships met off the town's deepwater quay at the same time this afternoon, writes Jehan Ashmore. In an unprecedented scheduling of cruiseships to the Port of Cork (Cobh),…
Derry Crew Announced for Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race
The sailing crew representing the inaugural Northern Ireland entry in the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race, Derry-Londonderry, have been announced at an event in the historic maritime city of Southampton. More than 360 adventurers travelled from all over…
Results: Duncan and the Sharkbait Crew Win SB3 Easterns
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. SB3 EASTERNS (O'ALL) 01/05/2011 SB3: 1, Sharkbait Duncan/Moran HYC (12.00); 2, Sibeluis K Dorgan CSC (12.00); 3, Flutter A Algeo RStGYC (14.00); 4, P Kennedy RNIYC (15.00); 5, Yeti S Craig RStGYC (17.00); 6, Toucan 3…
False Alarm for Kitesurfer 'Pulled Out to Sea'
A number of local Search and Rescue Units were involved in the search for a Kite Surfer who was seen being pulled out to sea approximately 3 miles off Balaggan Point, Co Louth yesterday, according to SAR Ireland. Full CH…
Raging Bull Top Again in First ISORA Race
A 'tough opener' is how Commodore Peter Ryan has described the first ISORA offshore sailing race of the season from Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire yesterday. Inspite of the difficult conditions though there was little change at the top of the…
University of Limerick Four Spring Surprise at O'Brien's Bridge
The Grainne Mhaol/NUIG senior eight extended their winning run at Limerick Regatta at O’Brien’s Bridge, but the two senior fours drawn from the boat were surprisingly beaten by University of Limerick/Garda. Portora had a very good regatta and won the…
Surfing's for All The Family in Fuerteventura
Surfing isn't just for extremists - it can be a fun activity for the whole family, and you can even build a holiday around it! Gary Quinn writes in The Irish Times about family surf lessons in the Fuerteventura, where…
'Underwater Kite' a Clean Energy Solution
An 'underwater kite' developed by a Swedish company could be a simple answer to harnessing the power of the sea, The Local reports. The Deep Green device looks like a toy kite with a turbine attached. But when tethered to…

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