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Southbound again - Cork Special Podcast
This week's podcast is all about sailing in the real capital - Cork. We talk to Hannah Jenner, from Cork's entry in the Clipper Round the World Race, Peter Deasy tees up Cork Week, we chat to Optimist supremo Peter…
Warning To The Public - Air Corps Firing Exercises
Air Corps firing exercises and Air Defence artillery firing exercises on Tuesday 27th July 2010  From 0900hrs to 1800hrs At Gormanstown, Co. Meath it is dangerous for persons, shipping, livestock or aircraft etc. to be within the danger area while…
North's Cork Week Sail Service Starts Today
North Sails will be operating their overnight sail repair service at Cork Week, starting from this morning, 9 July, through to the following Friday. The drop off and collection point will be situated at Gate 3 at the Crosshaven village end…
Silver Fleet for Irish 49er
Winds of up to 20 knots near Gdansk in Poland tested 49er crews at the European Championships yesterday as the fleet neared the split for silver and gold. Top Irish team Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern improved on their 38th…
No Wind for Optis in Poland
A day of zero wind in Poland meant that the Optimist Europeans fleet sat on shore for the penultimate scheduled day of the European Championships. Little more is forecast today, with predictions for less than five knots meaning that the…
Injury Pushes Student Crew Down Rankings
Ireland's team at the World University Match Racing Championships suffered a major setback yesterday, with one of their crew members injured in race one. Richie Bruton, pitman for the Irish team, took a serious blow to his knee in the…
McCrohan Wins Heat in Lucerne
Ireland had an encouraging start to the final World Cup regatta at Lucerne this morning with a convincing win for Siobhan McCrohan in her heat of the lightweight single scull. Cathal Moynihan also qualified for the quarter finals of the…
Lively Lady is Winner on ECHO Handicap
DUBLIN PORT Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 8 JULY 2010  BENETEAU 31.7 - ECHO 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Fiddly Bits (Kevin Byrne et al), 3. Prima Nocte (Patrick Burke) BENETEAU 31.7 - 1. Levana (Jean Mitton), 2. Magic…
Asgard Artefacts Come to the Surface
A team of Irish Divers has brought to the surface items from the wrecked hull of the Sail training Vessel Asgard II. Photographs of the dive team with the ships wheel and bell are below. The Sail training organisation Coiste…
McCann Leaps Into European Opti Top Ten
Ireland's top-ranked Optimist sailor, Peter McCann, asserted himself at the front of an international fleet yesterday, posting a first and fourth to leapfrog his compatriots into the top ten. McCann, from RCYC, is now in seventh position overall in the…
Good Start for Student Match Racers (Updated)
Ireland's Student Match Racing team got their World Championship campaign off to a good start in Crete yesterday, with five wins from six races yesterday giving them the overall lead. Marty O'Leary, team captain, emailed a bulletin yesterday, with team…
Fin Whales Spotted off Waterford
The first inshore Fin Whales of 2010 have been spotted off the Waterford coast, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group have reported. The Fin Whale is the second largest animal on the planet, with only the Blue Whale larger. Fin…
Cork's Lord Mayor Welcomes Clipper Fleet
Last night the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Michael O'Connell honoured Skippers and Crew of the Clipper Round the World yacht race with a Civic Reception at Millennium Hall in Cork City Hall. The event was held to welcome the…
Tiger Takes Howth Yacht Club IRC1 Class
HOWTH YACHT CLUB, WEDNESDAY SERIES 2 (RACE) 07/07/2010 Class 1 IRC: 1, Tiger Hughes/Harris; 2, Storm P Kelly; 3, Joslim J Connolly; Class 1 HPH: 1, Joslim J Connolly; 2, Tiger Hughes/Harris; 3, Storm P Kelly; Class 2 IRC: 1,…
Coiste an Asgard Statement
What follows is a press statement from Coiste an Asgard regarding the divers who retrieved items from the wreck of the Asgard II "The wreck of Asgard II is lying on the sea-bed, 21 miles from the French Island of…
Tie-Break Denies Irish Sailor Bronze
Irish Laser Radial sailor Rory Lynch missed out on a bronze at Warnemunde Woche on countback yesterday, finishing on equal points with Pole, Tadeusz Kubiak. The Blessington sailor posted a 5,3,4 scoreline in his final three races, but with Kubiak…
Irish 49ers Move up Scoreboard
Ireland's 49er campaigners Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern made moves on the top half of the fleet at the 49er Europeans yesterday, with three top 15 results propelling them into 40th overall. They still have some way to go to…
Irish Optis Inside Top 20
After light airs delayed things, Ireland's Optimist sailors got back on course in Poland yesterday, putting in a solid three races at the European Championships. Sean Donnelly retains his crown as top Irish sailor, sitting 15th of 146 boats in…
Asgard Divers Spark Salvage Controversy (w/ Podcast)
A team of divers, including a member of the Garda Siochana, who removed items from the wreck of the Asgard II have become embroiled in a maritime law controversy. The team faced questioning by French police yesterday and may also…
'Trick or Treat' Wins Howth's Tuesday Race
HOWTH YACHT CLUB. TUESDAY SERIES 2 (RACE) 06/07/2010 Puppeteer SCRATCH: 1, Trick or Treat A Pearson; 2, Eclipse A & R Hegarty; 3, Harlequin Clarke/Egan; Etchells SCRATCH: 1, Fetching Quinn/O'Flaherty; Puppeteer HPH: 1, Schiggy G Kennedy; 2, Ile Molene Byrne/Stanley;…
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