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Fenit Name New Lifeboat in Memory of Bangor Couple
A brand new RNLI inshore lifeboat was officially named 'Bradley and Sonya' during a moving ceremony on Saturday 25th September at Fenit which is located on north side of Tralee Bay on the far south west coast of Ireland. The…
MacCarty/Davis Win GP14 Leinsters
The GP14 Leinster Championship was held in Skerries Sailing Club over the weekend of the 25th and 26th of September, with a great turnout of 40 boats. As usual the members of SSC pulled out all the stops to ensure…
Smyth and Bradley Lie 15th at Fireball Euros
Two races were completed today in the Fireball European Championships writes sole Irish sailing competitor Cormac Bradley. Conditions started cold and blustery in in the Czech Republic. The day got warmer but the breeze eased off as the temperature rose.…
Europe Seeks Public Input on Atlantic Ocean
The European Commission invites on-line public input to explore how the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP: 2007) could be implemented in the European Atlantic Area. In the context of the IMP-2007, the Commission is developing strategic approaches to Regional Sea Basins…
New Website to Promote 'Tralee's Hidden Gem'
Fenit Harbour Company has launched a new website to promote its harbour and marina facilities, one of the most westerly marinas in Europe. Using the slogan, 'Tralee's Hidden Gem', Chairman of the Harbour commissioners, Brian O'Sullivan outlined plans for the…
Connick Leads Criticism of 'Unsustainable' Mackerel Fishing by Iceland and Faeroes
At today's Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers Meeting in Brussels, Sean Connick TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, welcomed the opportunity to prepare for negotiations on the current international impasse with Iceland and…
John Kenny RIP

John Kenny RIP

27th September 2010 News Update
The sailing community is mourning the loss of Irish speed sailing record holder John Kenny (37) following a tragedy last Wednesday night at Hanover Quay in Dublin. John's funeral took place this morning at St. Patrick's Church, Ringsend. Details HERE.…
Elida Wins Class One of SCORA Championships
It was one of those weekends in Cork Harbour where the wind refused to play the game writes Claire Bateman. All was prepared and in readiness at Cove sailing Club for the McWilliam One Sail SCORA South Coast Championships on…
Light airs frustrate Autumn League crews at Howth Yacht Club
In total contrast to the opening day's race, the second race in the Howth YC Autumn League was sailed in light airs of less than 10 knots and massive wind shifts which caused headaches for crews and messed up the…
Doran Reigns In Junior All Ireland Event
It was a very long day of sailing in very light conditions for the Juniors on the second and final day of the All Ireland Junior Championship writes Claire Bateman. PRO Richard Leonard raced the fleet on the Curlane Bank in…
All Ireland Final Date Yet to be Agreed
Following the decision to abandon the final of the All Ireland Sailing Championships yesterday ISA Chief Executive, Harry Hermon has announced a new Notice of Race will be published for a rescheduled event at a date to be agreed writes…
All Ireland Championships Abandoned Due to Lack of Wind
Lack of wind in Cork harbour forced the abandonment of the All Ireland sailing championships this afternoon. Although each flight had been able to sail two rounds since the competition began on Friday the invited class champions had a long…
Ten of the Best as Skibbereen Take Quadruple Title
Skibbereen rounded off a weekend in which they won 10 national titles with a terrific victory in the men’s senior quadruple scull at the National Rowing Championships in Cork. They had just .4 of a second to spare over a…
Storm Threat in HYC League
HOWTH YACHT CLUB AUTUMN LEAGUE (RACE 2) 26/09/2010 Class 1 IRC: 1, Storm P Kelly HYC; 2, Crazy Horse Chambers/Reilly HYC; 3, Equinox R McDonald HYC; Class 1 ECHO: 1, Storm P Kelly HYC; 2, Equinox R McDonald HYC; 3,…
Smyth and Bradley Ready for Fireball Europeans
Pavlov, SE Czech Republic 18:48 local time. Flags of at least 8 Nations fly from the Yacht Club Dyje - GBR, IRL, CZE, SLO, BEL, GER, SUI, FRA are here in varying numbers, the Czechs having the biggest contingent writes…
Puspure and Jacob Prevail in Battle of Senior Doubles
The senior women’s double scull provided a highlight of the morning session at the National Rowing Championships in the NRC in Cork today. Three boats finished in quick succession, but Sanita Puspure and Siobhan Jacob of Old Collegians were in…
Defending Champion Enters Final After Light Air Contest
As a high pressure sits over Ireland the big question at tonight's Royal Cork celebration dinner for the All Ireland championships is what wind will there be for tomorrow's final? After a second day of heats and with some racing…
Big FF Turnout in Carlingford
Strong tides, light winds and a fleet of 34 boats produced an end of season finale for the Flying fifteen class on Carlingford Lough this afternoon. The fleet drawn from Strangford Lough, Carrickfergus, Dunmore East, Dun Laoghaire as well as…
Puspure Sees Off McCrohan Challenge
Sanita Puspure of Old Collegians won the senior single sculls title at the evening session of the National Rowing Championships in Cork. Puspure held off a good challenge by Siobhan McCrohan of Tribesmen.  Sean Jacob rounded off a very succesful…
WOW is First Home in Cruisers Zero DBSC Race
DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 25 SEPTEMBER 2010 BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Thirty Something (Gerry Jones et al), 2. Violet Flame (B.Murphy/L.Osbourne), 3. Extreme Reality (P.McSwiney/E.O'Rafferty) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Thirty Something (Gerry Jones et al), 2.…

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