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ICRA to Lift Club of the Year Award on Wednesday
The Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) has been awarded the Mitsubishi Club of the Year award and the presentation of the famous ships trophy will be made at the Royal St.George Y.C in Dun Laoghaire this Wednesday 11th at 19.…
Cullaun Sailing Club Launch New Omegas
Despite gale force winds Cullaun Sailing Club was in celebratory mood at its open day on Sunday 8th May. The club based in Kilkishen, Co Clare, had the launch of its fleet of Topper Omegas and blessing of the boats…
Two Dramatic Rescues in the River Slaney for Wexford RNLI within Two Hours
Volunteer lifeboat crew with Wexford RNLI had to deal with two dramatic callouts on the river Slaney within the space of two hours yesterday (Sunday 8th May).  Twenty rowers taking part in a triathlon were brought to safety as waves…
New Combinations Fill Top Slots in Carlingford
Fireball Leinster report by Cormac Bradley. In a preview of the Fireball Leinsters which opened the Irish Fireball regatta schedule for 2011this weekend just past, your correspodent speculated in another forum on how the regatta might go, suggesting that the…
ICRA Launch Corinthian Cup
On Friday night last Barry Rose Commodore of the Irish Cruiser Racing Association launched the ICRA Corinthian Cup at the Royal Cork Yacht Club when Club Admiral Paddy McGlade was presented with the new trophy writes Claire Bateman. This cup…
Rowing updates from Ghent, Essen and Munich
Irish Rowing crews competed in Essen and Ghent this weekend and in the Munich Junior Regatta. We've got all the results of Irish interest: Cork Rowing Club in the Mix in Ghent, Black and Cassells Post Win in Munich, Lambe…
Racing update: DBSC, ISORA, Royal St. George Knights, Olympic Keelboat Drama and Kinsale's Club House
Sea Mist Presented No Obstacle for Saturday's Dublin Bay Sailing Club Fleet all the results here. The ISORA fleet raced to Rockabill and back but only 13 entered for the 50-miler. Abroad, Keelboats are out of the Olympic Games (and…
Overall Winners Beat Royal St. George YC in Quarter Finals of Team Racing Championships
Dun Laoghair'e's RSGYC Knights were in the final shake up at the British Team Racing Championship at West Kirby Sailing Club yesterday. Day 3 of the 2011 Wilson Trophy saw some extreme conditions for the final day of racing, with…
French Mega-Yacht Cruiseship Bound for Dublin Debut
The sleek-profile of the 10,700 tonnes mega-yacht cruiseship Le Boréal is set to make her inaugural Irish port of call to Dublin port this Tuesday, writes Jehan Ashmore. Le Boréal was to make her maiden Irish call to Cobh but…
Cork Rowing Club in the Mix in Ghent
Cork Rowing Club had some good results on the second day of Ghent Regatta in Belgium. Their junior women’s quadruple scull finished second of 10 entrants, and their junior 16 equivalent fifth of 14 entrants. Mantas Pukelis of Offaly was…
Finnish Minelayer to Visit Cork
The Finnish Navy minelayer FNS Hämeenmaa is to dock in the Port of Cork at the city's central North Custom House Quay tomorrow morning, writes Jehan Ashmore. FNS Hämeenmaa entered service in 1992 and measures 1,450 tonnes, she is the…
Black and Cassells Post Win in Munich
Joel Cassells and Chris Black won their heat of the men’s pair on the second day of the Munich Junior Regatta. In the women’s double sculls, Holly Nixon and Michelle Dineen teamed up well to finish second in their heat.…
Lambe Second in Final in Essen
Claire Lambe produced the standout performance for the Ireland team at the Huegel Regatta in Essen with a second placing in the under-23 lightweight single scull to senior World Championship medallist Christina Giazitzidou of Greece. Ireland’s under-23 lightweight double scull…
Discovery of Isle of Man Marks First Cruise-Call of 2011
Douglas Bay formed the backdrop for passengers onboard the 20,186 tonnes Discovery which anchored off the Manx port capital yesterday, marking the first cruise-caller of the year to the Isle of Man, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Bermuda-flagged cruiseship departed Portsmouth in…
Royal St. George Knights in Top Eight at British Open Team Racing Championship
Day Two Update: The relentless pace of the racing schedule at the 2011 Wilson Trophy for the British Open Team Racing Championship continued on the second day, with the first races of the day getting underway shortly after 8AM. Despite…
Lively Lady is ISORA Rockabill Race Winner
East Coast inshore campaigner Lively Lady (Derek Martin) left Dublin Bay racing behind yesterday for ISORA's offshore race to Rockaill and won. The Royal Irish boat, a Beneteau First 44.7, topped a 13-boat fleet over the 50 mile course to…
Sea Mist Presents No Obstacle for Dublin Bay Sailing Club Fleet
Spot the mark was the order of the day on Dublin Bay for this afternoon's Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) race as boats, ships and racing marks appeared - and disappeared - in a sea mist that persisted all afternoon. …
Colaiste Iognaid Do Well at Ghent
Colaiste Iognaid’s junior men’s eight finished second in their class at the Ghent rowing regatta in Belgium. An Irish crew, Cork Boat Club,  also won the junior women’s eight – but this was a certainty. The three crews competing were…
Hot Competition for Irish at Munich Junior Test
Ireland’s young team had two fifth places and one sixth on the first day of the Junior rowing Regatta in Munich. Holly Nixon finished fifth in a high-quality final of the women’s single scull, having won her heat. Paul O’Donovan,…
Lambe and Walsh Impress in Essen
Claire Lambe (20) of UCD and Denise Walsh (18) of Skibbereen teamed up to good effect at the Huegel Regatta in Essen. After winning their heat, they finished second to Austria in the under-23 lightweight double sculls final. Sanita Puspure…
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