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28th September 2009 General
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28th September 2009 Irish Ports
This is a list of seaports around the coast of the island of Ireland. EAST COAST Arklow – Port of Arklow Belfast – Port of Belfast (Northern Ireland) Drogheda – Drogheda Port Dublin – Dublin Port Company Dundalk – Dundalk…
Inland Boating and Sailing Holidays Experience the freedom of the Shannon and Erne waterways. Captain your own cruiser and discover the hidden corners of Ireland. Over 800 kilometres of navigable waterways are awaiting your arrival, with rivers to explore, towns…
ISAF announce World Sailor of the Year Nominees
ISAF received nominations for the 2009 Awards from across the world for sailors representing all aspects of the sport. In deciding the nominees, the achievements of sailors made during the qualifying period of 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009…
€20,000 for Slipway at Poll an Mhadaidh Beach in Co. Donegal
Éamon Ó Cuív T.D., Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, has announced that he has sanctioned a grant of €20,000 to finish works on the slipway at Poll an Mhadaidh Beach on Árainn Mhór in Co.  Donegal. Work began…
Could Sailing be Bigger than Football?
It’s often said that sailing will never be a spectator sport, but Secretary General of the Danish Sailing Association, Dan Ibsen, begs to differ. “New technology is making it easier to convey the excitement of sailing competition in a way…
O'Leary Retains All Ireland Title
Royal Cork's Nicholas O'Leary has the X factor. Following a light air series on home waters, O'Leary retained the All Ireland Sailing title this afternoon to become one of only a handful of sailors to hold on to the coveted…
Sunburn is Class Two Winner at Howth Yacht Club
Ian Byrne's Sunburn was the Class 2 IRC winner in today's third round of Howth YC's Autumn league sailing. For full results click read more: HOWTH YACHT CLUB AUTUMN LEAGUE (RACE) 27/09/2009 Class 1 IRC: 1, Barafundle M Davis SSC;…
Light Air End to DBSC 2009 Season
There was a light air end to the 2009 Dublin Bay Sailing Club season at the weekend when the 300-boat sailing fleet dealt with a flood tide and fickle gradients with no hope of a sea breeze. Vincent Farrell's Tsunami…
Harbour Company Letter Sets Out Plans for Carlisle Pier
As demoliton work on the Carlisle Pier reveals views over the Victorian harbour not seen for generations, the Chief Executive of the Dun Laoghaire Harbour Company , Gerry Dunne, has a letter published in the Irish Times this morning rebutting…
O'Leary through to All Ireland Finals
Anthony O'Leary, Nicolas O'Leary and Ben Duncan are the three winners from this afternoon's opening flight of the All Ireland Sailing Championships at Royal Cork YC. Qualification racing for flights two and three will take place tomorrow, before the final…
Irish Marina Operators Association (IMOA), c/o Irish Federation of Marine Industries, Confederation House, 84–86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Tel: 01 605 1621, fax: 01 638 1621, email: [email protected]   The Irish Marina Operators Association was founded in May 2003…
IRELAND'S MARINAS, PONTOONS AND JETTIES - 60 AND COUNTING! (SUMMER 2013) South-West Coast Kilrush Marina – 170 berths. Kilrush, Co. Clare. Tel: 065 905 2072, email: [email protected] Fenit Marina – 130 berths (to be extended). Tralee and Fenit Harbour Commissioners,…

Buying a Boat

25th September 2009 General
Dip your toe in Starting off in boating is easy – the difficult bit is deciding what part of the sport to try.  We publish Tips For Those Buying And Selling Boats on our dedicated boats for sale site. This part…
New brochure for Red Bay Boats
Baily Publications Limited don't just design Afloat magazine. We produce, design and print magazines, corporate identity/branding, brochures, business stationery, flyers, posters, newsletters, annual reports, displays and more. Go overleaf to check out our Redbay Boats brochure and then contact us…
The 49er is a high performance skiff with Olympic status. It is widely regarded as the 'Formula 1' of Olympic sailing with a worldwide Grand Prix racing circuit and a presence in over 30 countries.  Irish 49er Association, c/o Capt.…
Irish 5O5 Association, c/o Ewen Barry, President, Monkstown Bay Sailing Club, Monkstown, Co Cork. Tel: 086 823 6864, fax: 021 427 3849, email: [email protected] 5O5 History – A One Design Class The development of the Class began at the IYRU…

J109 Class

25th September 2009 Classes & Assoc
J/Boats – Sailing to Success The story of J/Boats is a classic entrepreneurial tale: With a $20,000 investment, and a speedy 24-foot sailboat that Rod Johnstone built in his garage, Rod and his brother Bob Johnstone went into business. That…
The Drascombe Association is a group of enthusiasts dedicated to the traditional-style sailing boats designed by the late John Watkinson. Around 5000 Drascombes of all types have been built since the first Lugger was launched in 1966. They are all…

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