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Four Youths Rescued off Liverpool
Action on the far side of the Irish Sea this afternoon as Liverpool Coastguard have been co-ordinated the rescue of four people from a small vessel ‘Valerie’ which contacted the marine emergency service at 4.20pm. The small 12 foot petrol…
Traditional Boyne Boats lecture
The Old Drogheda Society Annual Corcoran Garry Lecture this year will be on 'Traditional Boats on the Boyne', which will include the Stone Age Boyne Currach, or Coracle, and the Boyne Canoe. Put it in your diary for Wednesday October…
Irish Slalom Champ will compete at Euro Speedsailing Championships
The 2008 and 2009 Irish Windsurfing Slalom Champion Pearse Geaney will be putting up a challenge to some of the world’s best speedsailors when they compete at the European Speed Sailing Championships to be held off the coast of Dungarvan,…
Kite-surfers rescued off Dollymount Strand
Dun Laoghaire's Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) was called to assist two kite-surfers off Dollymount Strand on Friday (September 25th). The incident occurred shortly before 3pm when a novice kite-surfer lost control and started to be carried away from the beach by…
More wind, same good conditions for HYC Race 3
The half-way stage of this year’s Howth Yacht Club Autumn League was reached in stronger westerly winds than were originally forecast although the conditions certainly met with the competitors’ approval for the third successive Sunday. A light force 2 breeze…
Get towelled off with Gill
You may not be ready to shop for Christmas presents quite yet, but it's no harm to look about for an apt gift for the sailor in your life, and if it's good value (around or under 25 euro) and…
The year of the seafarer, on Seascapes
Seascapes (RTE Radio 1, Friday, 10.30pm) are casting their net to find the most important line in shipping. Tom MacSweeney and his crew on Seascapes are also zoning in on 'The Year of the Seafarer', the latest All-Ireland Title for…
Sail planning for 2010 already?
If you're sitting down to compile next year's fixtures that you either want to attend or compete in, the 22nd edition of Rick Tomlinson's Portfolio and/or Desk calendars are now available for that very thing. The Portfolio Calendar (above) features…
Clipper Cork entry lying fifth on day 10
Unpredictable winds and light airs continue to hamper the teams this morning (Thursday 1st October 2009) as the fleet struggles to clear the Canary Islands. Cork skipper Richie Fearon and his crew are fighting hard and spirts are high, according…
Left: The HSBB Clubhouse Howth Sailing and Boating Club Howth Sailing & Boating Club is situated on the East Pier of Howth Harbour in Dublin Ireland. You can find us on google earth by searching for 'Howth Sailing and Boating…
Garrykennedy Sailing Club Garrykennedy Sailing Club was founded in The Barge Inn, Garrykennedy (now Larkins) in the first week of September 1985. The subscription was set at £5 and twenty people became members. Willie McGrath was the first Commodore. The…
Roll On/Roll Off Services for Árainn Mhór
Éamon Ó Cuív TD, Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, has announced that a roll on/roll off contract for Árainn Mhór, Co Donegal, for the period of the 1 September 2009 to 31 August 2014 has been agreed between…

Foynes Yacht Club

1st October 2009 Clubs
Foynes Yacht Club Foynes Yacht Club was founded in 1962, it has a modern club house with good facilities, bar, showers, changing rooms, kitchen and dance floor. Floating pontoons and deep water moorings allow ease of access to boats at…
On the Forum: Sailor of the Month
Forum: Byrni doesn’t believe the slogan ‘sport for all, sport for life’ applied in the case of the Junior helm who didn’t get entry to the Seniors, while marhay says we need to recognise the younger sailors who do so…
Dungarvan Harbour Sailing Club Dungarvan has always been noted for its sailors and its great sea-faring families and the tradition of the bygone days of the coastal schooners is reflected there today in the strong active sailing club which was…
Cumann Seoltóireachta An Spidéil Providing sailing to the children and adults of the area since 2003. Hosts an Annual CSS Dinghy Regatta left: Early morning at Spiddal pier Páirc báid ag Sean Céibh an Spidéil. Seoladh gach deire eachtain agus…

Cullaun Sailing Club

30th September 2009 Clubs
Cullaun Sailing Club Cullaun Sailing Club is located on the shore of the Lough Cullaunyheeda (Cullaun Lake), in the heart of east Clare. Cullaun Sailing Club is a very active dinghy sailing club, with a fleet comprising mainly of Enterprise,…

Buccaneer Powerboat Club

30th September 2009 Clubs
Buccaneer Powerboat Club Buccaneer Powerboat Club, c/o Stephen Taylor, Albatross, Kinsealy Lane, Malahide, Co. Dublin. Tel: 087 239 3054, email: [email protected]   Have we got your club details? Click here to get involved
Stocking fillers from Gill
Already looking for Christmas presents? Then look no further, since Gill has a whole range of practical, affordable gift ideas to inspire you – all for around 25 euro. See over for one of them... Gill now has two new…
Public Jetty refurbishment at Crevinishaughy Island
On inland waterways news, the mooring jetty on the east shore of Crevinishaughy Island on Lower Lough Erne will be closed temporarily to the public for improvement works from today, 30th September until the end of December 2009.

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