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The ISA is national governing body for all forms of recreational and competitive activities involving sail and engine powered craft in Ireland. CLICK FOR THE LATEST IRISH SAILING ASSOCIATION NEWS At the recent UIM (Union Internationale Motonautique) general assembly, the…
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Sligo Yacht Club

15th July 2009 Clubs
History Sligo Yacht Club is located in Rosses Point on the edge of Sligo Bay – one of the most ideal and beautiful locations for inshore racing in the country. The original Sligo Yacht Club was founded in 1821 and…
History The club was formed on the evening of Friday 24th April 1964 at a meeting in Broder’s Hotel, now the Newbury Hotel, Mullingar in response to a notice placed in the 'Westmeath Examiner', by Keith Pinder, calling for a…
History Founded in 1770, Lough Ree Yacht Club is the second oldest sailing club in the world. The tradition of organised pleasure boating in Athlone goes back to at least 1731, with a regatta on the Shannon amongst the 'diversions'…
TUESDAY AND SATURDAY SERIES 2 (RACE), 14/07/2009. 17 Footer Scratch – 1 Gladys, Cronin/Jones, 2 Oona, P. Courtney, 3 Leila, R. Cooper. 17 Footer Handicap – 1 Pauline, O'Doherty/Ryan, 2 Gladys, 3= Zaida, T. Houlihan. TUESDAY SERIES 2   Puppeteer Scratch…
The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and Rolex have announced details for the 2010 Commodores' Cup to be held in Cowes, Isle of Wight from Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st August 2010. Irish Cruiser Racer Association Commodore Barry Rose called…
The West lead the Rest
Up to €50m in revenues could be harvested from the sea – and hundreds of full-time jobs created - if ports around the coast followed the lead provided by the men and women behind the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in…
Lough Erne Yacht Club now occupies a former WW2 RAF site built in 1941 for Catalina flying boats The former slipway, moorings and hangar are now used for members' sailing boats, power boats and caravans. The Clubhouse, with changing rooms,…
Above: Harbour View. Photo: Gerard Stundon Iniscealtra Sailing Club (ISC) is located on the shores of Lough Derg at Mountshannon, Co Clare, Ireland. It takes its name from the nearby monastic island known as Inis Cealtra or Holy Island (English).…

Howth Yacht Club

14th July 2009 Clubs
For all the latest Howth Yacht Club news click here. Founded in 1895 in the thriving fishing port of Howth in north county Dublin, Howth Yacht Club is one of the country's largest and most successful clubs, with a major…
Above: Action from the 2009 Oyster Pearl event at D&CSC 2006 was a year of great importance for Carlingford Sailing Club, as the new Club House opened in May that year. The development indicates the great confidence of the Club…
Baltimore Sailing Club was founded in 1956 as a summer sailing club. From its inception it has been successfully developing leisure and competitive sailing in Baltimore Harbour. The Club over the years has continued to expand and teach safe sailing…
This year (2009) Arklow Sailing Club celebrates their 40th anniversary with increased vigour and energy. Originally founded by a handful of local enthusiasts in 1969, the club operates from a base on the North Quay in Arklow town, on the…
Overlooking scenic island-studded waters, Skerries is a vibrant and fast growing dinghy and cruiser club for adults and children. Racing (May-December) three times weekly in high season. Adult, children, newcomers to sailing and family members are especially welcomed. The bar…
Lough Derg Yacht Club, founded in 1835, is situated in Dromineer, close to Nenagh, in Co Tipperary. Day membership is available to visitors to the club and adult sailing classes are available for non-members. The club offers great sailing and…
History Since the turn of the century, sailors in the Sutton Creek area had made various attempts to establish a club, and around 1930 an liaison was formed with Howth Sailing club, with meetings and social events taking place in…
History The first Glandore Classic Boat Regatta was held in 1992 under the flag of Glandore Harbour Yacht Club. It was held over a long week-end and the combination of the venue – Glandore harbour’s natural amphitheatre – the warm…
On the Forum: Thumbs up for Dun Laoghaire Regatta but Garboard Strake asks why the event needed Green Dragon. GCraig and Markham Nolan disagree. Noel Davidson says the Royal Irish needs a Laser Card machine. RICM wants the crews involved…
In the early years of the nineteenth-century, yachting in Cork harbour was the exclusive privilege of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, which raced the yachts of the former J Class: Valkeirie, White Heather, Britannia, Kaisarine, Shamrock, etc. All raced in…
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